Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Lisa Neisa (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Conferencia de los Pájaros
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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)
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: P.J. Hoover (Tor-Forge Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 532
Description :

Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life
A fast and funny middle-grade novel about the adventures of King Tut, now an immortal eighth-grader living in Washington, D.C.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: R.C. Lewis (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 603
Description :

Stitching Snow
An enthralling debut tale of a princess on the run from painful secrets and a poisonous queen. With the galaxy’s future—and her own—in jeopardy, Essie must choose who to trust in this romantic, high-tech, and high-adventure retelling of Snow White.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Suzanne Greenberg (Consortium Book Sales & Distribution) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 343
Description :

Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans chronicles the lives of three families who choose to homeschool for different, deeply personal reasons. Patterson is an insurance adjuster who convinces his wife to homeschool their rambunctious twins. David is a stay-at-home dad who throws his energy into homeschoolong his three "ducklings." Keith has just separated from Beth, a full-time mom struggling to manage her own private chaos. And there's Jennifer, Keith and Beth's precocious daughter, who copes with severe allergies and doesn't understand why she's not attending school and seeing friends like she used to. Will homeschooling provide balance and harmony for these families?

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hot Books from Small Press Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N218
Description :

Authors will speak about their books available from small press publishers. Authors include Robert Dawson, Adele Griffin, and Russ Kick. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Carrie Ryan & John Parke Davis (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

The Map to Everywhere

In Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis' first installment of a fantastical new series, adventure, magic, and hilarity collide in the treacherous skies and dangerous waters of the Pirate Stream. Heart-pounding escapades and a colorful cast of characters will have readers setting sail through this wholly original and unforgettable tale.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Christopher Paul Curtis (Scholastic Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 430
Description :

Elijah of Buxton
Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Coe Booth (Scholastic Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 430
Description :

Tyrell
Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
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)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: David Levithan (Random House Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 543
Description :

Two Boys Kissing
2014 Stonewall Award Honor Book!

The Los Angeles Times called Two Boys Kissing "Open, frank and ultimately optimistic," and Entertainment Weekly gave the novel an A-. With Levithan's trademark sharp-witted, warm-hearted tales of teenage love, Two Boys Kissing will appeal to fans of Levithan's breakthrough debut, Boy Meets Boy, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Graham Salisbury (Random House Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 543
Description :

Hunt for the Bamboo Rat
Based on a true story, this World War II novel by Scott O’Dell Award winner Graham Salisbury tells how Zenji, 17, is sent from Hawaii to the Philippines to spy on the Japanese.

This is the fourth book in Graham Salisbury’s highly acclaimed Prisoners of the Empire series, which began with the award-winning Under the Blood-Red Sun.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jay Asher (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Thirteen Reasons Why
Over 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD
A #1 New York Times and International Bestseller
This book will change your life.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
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 - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jessica Brody (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 523
Description :

Unforgotten
Packed with mystery, suspense, and romance, Unforgotten is the riveting second installment of Jessica Brody’s Unremembered trilogy, and delivers more heart-pounding action as loyalties are tested, love becomes a weapon, and no one’s memories are safe.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Joanne Rocklin (Abrams Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 628
Description :

Fleabrain Loves Franny
This gem of a novel takes place in Pittsburgh in 1952. Franny Katzenback, while recovering from polio, reads and falls in love with the brand-new book Charlotte’s Web. Bored and yearning for a Charlotte of her own, Franny starts up a correspondence with an eloquent flea named Fleabrain who lives on her dog’s tail. While Franny struggles with physical therapy and feeling left out of her formerly active life, Fleabrain is there to take her on adventures based on his extensive reading. It’s a touching, funny story set in the recent past, told with Rocklin’s signature wit and thoughtfulness.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Josephine Angelini (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 522
Description :

Trial by Fire
This world is trying to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening allergies keep her from enjoying experiences that others in her hometown of Salem take for granted.Suddenly, Lily is in a different Salem—one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles. Strongest and cruelest of them all is Lillian . . . Lily's other self in this alternate universe. What makes Lily weak at home is what makes her extraordinary in New Salem. In this confusing world, Lily is torn between responsibilities she can't hope to shoulder alone and a love she never expected.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Judy Blume (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Are You There God? It's Me Margaret
Margaret shares her secrets and her spirituality in this iconic Judy Blume novel, beloved by millions, that now has a fresh new look.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Leigh Bardugo (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 523
Description :

Ruin and Rising
Alina will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal race to find the last of Morozova's amplifiers. But as she begins to unravel the Darkling's secrets, she reveals a past that will forever alter her understanding of the bond they share and the power she wields. The firebird is the one thing that stands between Ravka and destruction—and claiming it could cost Alina the very future she’s fighting for. Ruin and Rising is the thrilling final installment in Leigh Bardugo's Grisha Trilogy.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mac Barnett (Candlewick Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 602
Description :

President Taft is Stuck in the Bath
Inspired by a true anecdote, this larger-than-life tale of a presidential mishap is brimming with humor and over-the-top illustrations.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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