Author Event Sessions

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Monday, June 30 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Ana Campos (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Pasaporte de Vida
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ana Castillo (Consortium Book Sales & Distribution) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 343
Description :

Give It To Me
Recently divorced, Palma, a forty-three-year-old Latina, takes stock of her life when she reconnects with her gangster younger cousin recently released from prison. As she checks out her other options, her sexual obsession with her cous' ignites but their family secrets bring them together in unexpected ways. In this wildly entertaining and sexy novel, Ana Castillo creates a memorable character with a flare for fashion, a longing for family, and a penchant for adventure. Give It to Me is Sex in the City for a Chicana babe who's looking for love in all the wrong places.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Ana Eulate (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

El Silbido de Juan
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 9:30am
Meet the Authors: Ana Eulate (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

El Silbido de Juan
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Andrea Davis Pinkney (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

The Red Pencil

Amira is twelve. Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities. Maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala - her one true dream. But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive. The attackers ravage the town and unleash horrors. After she loses nearly everything, Amira digs deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey to safety at a refugee camp. Her days are tough at the camp, until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind - and all kinds of possibilities.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 30 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Andres Tobar (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

The National Latino & American Indian Scholarship Directory
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Andres Tobar (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

The National Latino & American Indian Scholarship Directory
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Andres Tobar (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

The National Latino & American Indian Scholarship Directory
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Andrew Mayne (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 502
Description :

Angel Killer
Hidden away in the cubicles of Quantico, FBI agent Jessica Blackwood believes she has successfully left her old life as a rising star in the magic world behind her...until the FBI encounters a killer whose crimes are so baffling, some think he’s supernatural. In this self-published ebook bestseller by a real-life magician currently starring in his own show on A & E, Jessica must confront her past to see through the deceptions of a man others are dying to believe.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Andrew Mayne (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 502
Description :

Angel Killer

In this self-published bestselling eBook by a real illusionist—the first thriller in a sensational series—FBI agent Jessica Blackwood believes she has successfully left her complicated life as a gifted magician behind her...until a killer with seemingly supernatural powers puts her talents to the ultimate test.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Angela Dominguez (Children's Plus Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 342
Description :

Maria Had a Little Llama

Everyone knows about Mary and her little lamb. But what about Maria? With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and Spanish retellings, Dominguez gives a fresh new twist to the classic rhyme.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Angela Dominguez (Holiday House) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 415
Description :

Carmen Learns English
The first day of school can be scary, especially when no one else speaks your language. Carmen, who knows only Spanish, realizes she must be brave. Luckily Carmen has help from her new teacher and friends, even though her teacher's Spanish is muy terrible! With a little encouragement from la Señora, Carmen teaches the class Spanish words and numbers, and she in turn learns English from her new friends.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Angela Dominguez (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 522
Description :

Maria Had a Little Llama
Everyone knows about Mary and her little lamb. But do you know Maria? With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and Spanish retellings, Angela Dominguez gives a fresh new twist to the classic rhyme. Maria and her mischievous little llama will steal your heart.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Anita Yasuda (Nomad Press / PGW) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 327
Description :

Explore Natural Resources! with 25 Great Projects
What are natural resources? And why is it important to prevent natural resources from being wasted? EXPLORE NATURAL RESOURCES! answers these questions. The 25 projects inspire young readers ages 6-9 to have fun while learning why natural resources are important to all living things and how every child can take care of the earth’s resources through reducing, reusing, and recycling. Kids will read about national parks and early environmentalists, Earth celebrations, and the science behind renewable and nonrenewable resources.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Meet the Authors: Ann Hood (W. W. Norton & Company) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 616
Description :

An Italian Wife
From the best-selling author of THE OBITUARY WRITER, the stirring multigenerational story of an Italian family.
AN ITALIAN WIFE opens in turn-of-the-century Italy, when young Josephine Rimaldi is forced to follow her new husband to America in an arranged marriage, finding herself in a strange country with a man she doesn't know or love. Josephine’s children’s stories unfold in surprising ways: they go off to war, get married, and make their own mistakes. Poignant, sensual, and deeply felt, AN ITALIAN WIFE is a sweeping and evocative portrait of a family bound by love and heartbreak.

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 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meet the Authors: Ann M. Martin (Open Road Integrated Media) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 242
Description :

California Diaries
At Vista, eighth graders are required to write personal journals about their experiences. Meet thirteen-year-old Dawn Schafer, the crunchy and health conscious member of the Baby-Sitters Club, who has returned to California to live with her father, stepmother, and brother. Dawn is thrilled to be reunited with her old friends Sunny, Maggie, and Jill.

It’s not always easy to keep the group together, though—things are changing fast since they moved the eighth-grade classes into the high school. With new social demands and decisions to make, Dawn sees just how much her old friends have changed since she moved away.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Ann M. Martin (Scholastic) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 403
Description :

Babysitters Club series Family Tree series
Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Anna Dewdney (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Nelly Ngu and Daddy Too
With fun-to-read rhyme, a little silliness, and a lot of warmth, Anna Dewdney—the creator of the beloved llama llama books—tells the story of a daughter and her daddy and their wonderful day together.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Anna McQuinn (Charlesbridge) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 557
Description :

Lola at the Library
Lola has a big smile on her face. Why? Because it's Tuesday -- and on Tuesdays, Lola and her mommy go to the library. Join Lola in this cozy celebration of books and the people who love them.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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