Author Event Sessions

Timesort descending Title Type Location

Saturday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jenny Han (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control in this heartfelt novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Brian Floca (Random House Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 543
Description :

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
World-renowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jacob Gowans (Shadow Mountain) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 227
Description :

A Tale of Light an Shadow
Enter Atolas, a world where swords and daggers both extend life and end it, where magic is feared by all but a few, and where feuds and friendships influence kingdoms. Henry and Isabelle have secretly sworn to marry, and his devotion drives Henry to commit an unthinkable act that may cost both their lives. At the same time, a secret, dark prophecy has set in motion events that will affect not only them, but the thrones of rulers throughout Atolas. But all is not lost while hope remains in the guise of an unlikely hero and the strength of friendship.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Neal Shusterman (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

The Unwind Dystology: UnDivided
Teens control the fate of America in the fourth and final book in the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology by Neal Shusterman.

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: 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: 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 - 10:30am
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)
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 - 10:00am
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 - 10:30am
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: 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 - 10:30am
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 - 10:00am
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

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)
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Brian Floca (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Locomotive
The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early railroads, from the creator of the “stunning” (Booklist) Moonshot.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Mara Price (Arte Público Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 225
Description :

Grandma's Chocolate / El Chocolate de Abuelita
Abuela’s visits from Mexico are always full of excitement for young Sabrina. She can’t wait to see what’s in her grandmother’s yellow suitcase covered in stickers from all the places she has visited. Inside are a host of riches: colorful ribbons, a clay whistle shaped like a bird, a drum, and the strong smell of chocolate.

With her grandmother’s help, Sabrina learns all about the history and customs of the native peoples of Mexico. This includes the traditional garment known as the huipil, and the source of chocolate, the cacao tree, which was first cultivated by the indigenous tribes.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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