Author Event Sessions

Timesort descending Title Type Location

Saturday, June 28 - 9:00am

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

Amalia's Guatemalan Kitchen
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jessica Love (Macmillan-Adult) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 528
Description :

Push Girl
An inspiring, real, and fresh young adult novel about how life can change in an instant by Chelsie Hill, one of the stars of the Sundance Channel reality show Push Girls, based on her own life.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Michael Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2059
Description :

Thomas the T.rex
An Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12

Nine-year-old Thomas and Rita embark on a journey to Montana for a fossil hunting and study expedition with the Junior Scientist Club of the. Thomas discovers a 66-million-year-old dinosaur nicknamed Thomas—one of the ten most complete T. rex skeletons in the world.

Through the eyes of Thomas and Rita, young readers learn about the T. rex and how dinosaurs lived, as well as the basics of excavation and the preparation of fossils for their public debut in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles s new Dinosaur Hall.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 9:30am
Meet the Authors: Melissa Sweet (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 503
Description :

Brave Girl
The inspiring true story of Clara Lemlich, a young immigrant girl who led the biggest strike of women workers in U.S. history.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:15am - 9:45am
Meet the Authors: Alan Gratz (Tor-Forge Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 532
Description :

The League of Seven
The launch of an action-packed fantasy trilogy set in an alternate 1875 America, where electricity is forbidden, Native Americans and Yankees are united, and eldritch evil lurks in the shadows.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Alina Gonzalez (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Serendipity: Poems About Love in High School
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Susan Goldman Rubin (Chronicle Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 608
Description :

Everybody Paints!
In this distinctive volume, acclaimed biographer Susan Goldman Rubin shares the fascinating story of the Wyeths—N.C., Andrew, and Jamie—three generations of painters and arguably the First Family of American Art. “An informative, visually appealing presentation.” -Booklist, starred review

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Pilar Vélez & Shelly Llanes Bréso (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Pas de Deux: Relatos y Poemas en Escena
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Nancy Rue (Thomas Nelson) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 511
Description :

So Not Okay
Written by bestselling author, Nancy Rue, So Not Okay tells the story of Tori Taylor, a quiet sixth grader at Gold Country Middle School in Grass Valley, California. Tori knows to stay out of the way of Kylie, the queen bee of GCMS. When an awkward new student named Ginger becomes Kylie's new target, Tori whispers a prayer of thanks that it’s not her,but as Kylie’s bullying of Ginger continues to build, Tori must decide if she and her friends can befriend Ginger.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Joan Bauer (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Tell Me
Told with Joan Bauer’s trademark mixture of humor and heart, Tell Me will enthrall her many fans and win her new ones.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Patricia Newman (Children's Plus Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 342
Description :

Plastic, Ahoy!

A team of scientists explores the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Marilyn Singer (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 603
Description :

Rutherford B., Who Was He?
Forty-three men with forty-three passions, but with one thing in common: a presidential place in America's history. With her gift for unforgettable rhythm and innovative rhyme, Marilyn Singer brings the presidents of the United States to life—from Washington to Obama—and contextualizes them in their time. Illustrations by John Hendrix are full of hilarious wit and refined exuberance, and backmatter enriches the experience with short biographies, quotes by each president, and more.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jacqueline Donado (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Newyorkinos
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Whitney A. Miller (Flux/Llewellyn) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 235
Description :

The Violet Hour
Harlow has managed to keep a dark and dangerous secret, even from her best friend and the boy she loves.

She hears a voice in her head that seems to have a mind of its own, plaguing her with violent and bloody visions. It commands her to kill. And the urge to obey is getting harder and harder to control...

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Alejandra Campos (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

I, Legal in the U.S.A.
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Nancy Rue (Thomas Nelson) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 511
Description :

Sarah's Choice
Torn between advice from her coworkers, the insistence of her mother and sister that she keep the baby, her insecurity about her relationship with Matt, and the void where her father should be, Sarah has no idea how to make this decision.

For every woman who has made painful decisions, Sarah’s Choice offers comfort, wisdom and hope.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Kristin Levine (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

The Paper Cowboy
The author of critically acclaimed The Lions of Little Rock returns with another gem set during McCarthyism era.

Poignantly written, Kristin Levine proves herself a master of gripping and affecting historical fiction.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Shaunta Grimes (Penguin Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 449
Description :

Rebel Nation
The highly anticipated sequel to "Viral Nation," where unwitting heroine Clover Donovan continues both her rebellion against The Company, and her search for her brother.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
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)
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Mette Harrison (Soho Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 646
Description :

The Bishop's Wife
In this eye-opening mystery set in the heart of Mormon Utah, a bishop's wife suspects that her missing neighbor might have been murdered by her husband.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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