Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jon Klassen (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

Laszlo is afraid of the dark.

The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo. Mostly, though, the dark stays in the basement and doesn't come into Lazslo's room. But one night, it does.

This is the story of how Laszlo stops being afraid of the dark.

With emotional insight and poetic economy, two award-winning talents team up to conquer a universal childhood fear.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Karin Slaughter (Random House LLC) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 542
Description :

Cop Town
International bestselling and critically acclaimed author Karin Slaughter leaps forward with her first standalone novel. Written in her signature style with strong characters, compelling social issues and razor sharp suspense, COP TOWN is sure to be the most talked about literary thriller of the summer.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cassandra Clare & Holly Black (Scholastic Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 430
Description :

The Iron Trials: Magistrium
Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Paul Huljich (Midpoint Trade Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 226
Description :

Stress Pandemic
Written for the growing number of people wishing to free themselves of mild, moderate, or severe stress, STRESS PANDEMIC outlines a practical, effective and proven approach to achieving complete wellness and longevity. Paul Huljich offers a comprehensive lifestyle solution designed to break the cycle of stress and heal ongoing pain, while fortifying and empowering the body and the mind. By adopting the unique LifeReStyle process, readers can take back control of their lives and find freedom in today’s increasingly demanding world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Meet the Authors: Mira Reisberg (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 626
Description :

Uncle Nacho's Hat / El sombrero de Tio Nacho
This bilingual picture book, a Reading Rainbow selection, is now out in paperback. The classic Nicaraguan folktale is a parable about the difficulties of making changes and shaking off old habits.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kelli Stanley (Macmillan - Adult) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 528
Description :

City of Ghosts
PI Miranda Corbie will do anything to find her long-lost mother, but to do so she must expose a Nazi spy and clear her name of the murder in this breakout mystery from award-winner Kelli Stanley

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Meet the Authors: Jen Bryant & Melissa Sweet (Bound to Stay Bound Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 516
Description :

A Splash of Red

The inspiring story of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who despite many obstacles, was ultimately able to do what he loved, and be recognized for who he was: an artist.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Christopher Herndon (Craigmore Creations) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2016
Description :

Terra Tempo! Sneak Peek Comic Book, Illustrator Signing
This free comic offers a sneak peek into the third volume of the Terra Tempo graphic novel series (ages 8+), an ongoing time travel adventure for young readers. From the great American natural history museums of the present day to the beginning of the Age of Mammals, this is the most challenging adventure yet for our trio of students—training at the Academy of Planetary Evolution! Keep an eye out for the graphic novel release in October 2014! Illustrator Christopher Herndon will be signing the free comic book.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 30 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Albert Monreal Quihuis & Veronica Lamanes (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

El Dia Maravilloso de Hacer Tamales que Tuvo Sofía
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Otoshi (KO Kids / Publishers Group West) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 322
Description :

One and Zero
Kathryn Otoshi will be signing her acclaimed titles ONE (how one voice can make a difference) and ZERO (a lesson about self-esteem). Also will sign f&g's of her forthcoming new title, TWO.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ann M. Martin (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 523
Description :

Rain Reign
In her most powerful novel yet, Newbery Honor author Ann M. Martin tells the story of girl with mental/emotional challenges and the dog she loves.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Blake Nelson (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

The Prince of Venice Beach

Cali is a teen runaway on the streets of Venice Beach. He's got a pretty sweet life: a treehouse to sleep in, a gang of surf bros, a regular basketball game. What he doesn't have is a plan.

All that changes when a cop refers Cali to a private investigator looking for a missing teen. After all, Cali knows everyone in Venice. But the streets are filled with people who don't want to be found, and when he's hired to find a girl who would do anything to stay hidden, Cali must decide where his loyalties truly lie.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lizi Boyd (Chronicle Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 608
Description :

Inside Outside
What is happening outside today? Peek through the window to find out. What is happening inside? Peek again! Whimsical die-cuts throughout lead to charming and surprising reveals with every turn of the page. Filled with fun details (can you find the two mice playing throughout?), this deceptively simple book is one readers will visit again and again. “Inspired and inspiring, this is creative genius at work.” - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Tom Lichtenheld (Chronicle Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 608
Description :

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
A New York Times bestseller! As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more. Also signing copies of Steam Train, Dream Train.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: David A. Adler (Holiday House) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 415
Description :

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt
Master biographer David A. Adler provides a meticulously researched portrayal of perhaps our most colorful and energetic president, Theodore Roosevelt, who increased the country's stature in the international sphere, built the Panama Canal, won the Nobel Peace Prize, and was one of the most significant conservation activists of his time.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Patricia McKissack (Scholastic) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 403
Description :

Days of Jubilee
Biography - Non-Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 30 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Lemony Snicket (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents

Match wits with Lemony Snicket to solve thirteen mini-mysteries.

Paintings have been falling off of walls, a loud and loyal dog has gone missing, a specter has been seen walking the pier at midnight -- strange things are happening all over the town of Stain'd-By-The-Sea. Called upon to investigate thirteen suspicious incidents, young Lemony Snicket collects clues, questions witnesses, and cracks every case. Join the investigation and tackle the mysteries alongside Snicket, then turn to the back of the book to see the solution revealed.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cynthia Kadohata (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Half a World Away
A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jean Kwok (Penguin Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 449
Description :

Mambo in Chinatown
From the bestselling author of "Girl in Translation," a novel about a young woman torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Melissa Landers (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 603
Description :

Invaded ARCs
The romantic sequel to Alienated takes long-distance relationships to a new level as Cara and Aelyx long for each other from opposite ends of the universe...until a terrifying threat to both their worlds reunites them.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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