Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 28 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Robert A Chávez Jr. (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

The Magic of México
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Laura Sassi (Zonderkidz) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 508
Description :

Goodnight, Ark
Goodnight, Ark, written by Laura Sassi and illustrated by New York Times bestselling illustrator Jane Chapman, is a comical bedtime tale about Noah sharing his bed on the ark.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Roseanne Greenfield Thong & John Parra (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Green Is a Chile Pepper
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tyler Whitesides (Shadow Mountain) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 227
Description :

Janitors 4: Strike of the Sweepers
The stakes have never been higher, and you’ve never seen squeegees do this before! It is a wild and slightly unsanitary ride as Spencer, Daisy, and the rebels find themselves chased by Mr. Clean’s new and terrifying breed of toxite—the Sweepers. Time is short. With the fabled Manualis Custodem in hand, Spencer must figure out how to summon the founding witches if they ever hope to mop up and save education.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 27 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Scott Westerfeld (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Afterworlds
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld comes a smart, thought-provoking novel-within-a-novel that you won’t be able to put down.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ami Polonsky (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 603
Description :

Gracefully Grayson ARCs
A powerful debut about identity, self-esteem, the enduring power of acceptance, and one middle schooler’s journey to her true self.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 9:30am

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 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Nick Bruel (Mackin Educational Resources) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1643
Description :

Bad Kitty: Drawn to Trouble
Kitty encounters what may be her most formidable foe yet: her creator! Kitty soon learns that feline manipulation works both ways—especially when you're at the wrong end of your author's pencil. Along the way, Nick shows kids how a book is created, despite the frequent interruptions from you-know-who.

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 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rich Wallace & Sandra Neil Wallace (Boyds Mills Press/Highlights Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 569
Description :

BABE CONQUERS THE WORLD The Legendary Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias

On the court, track, field, or course, Babe was determined to be the best -- and she was. Babe Didrikson Zaharias never gave in and never gave up. Her rise in the sprots world was legendary. Today, Babe is still considered one of the greatest athletes -- man or woman -- of all time. Babe was also driven off the sports field -- battling poverty, lonliness, humiliation, prejudice, and finally cancer. Acclaimed novelists and sportswriters Rich and Sandra Neil Wallace offer readers the rare opportunity to see the many sides of Babe in this intimate biography.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jorey Hurley (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Nest
In her picture book debut, artist Jorey Hurley opens our eyes to the wonders of the natural world and tells a universal story of family.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mary J Andrade (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Remembering a Beautiful Angel
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Loren Long (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Otis and the Puppy
From the critically-acclaimed illustrator of The Little Engine that Could, Of Thee I Sing, and Otis, the 2013 Read for the Record selection.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 27 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meet the Authors: Dawn R. Roginski (ALA Store) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
ALA Store
Description :

A Year in the Story Room: Ready-to-Use Programs for Children
Infants and toddlers, pre-readers, and emergent readers all have different needs, and who has time to dig through a multitude of resources to gather suitable programming materials? Roginski offers the perfect solution with this all-in-one planner for young children, providing everything needed for a year's worth of story room fun.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Joan Graham (Brilliance Publishing) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 228
Description :

The Poem That Will Not End

Ryan O’Brian is riding a wave of inspiration with no shoreline in sight—he can't STOP writing poetry. In the cafeteria with french fries. In the bathroom with toothpaste. Even on the soccer field with mud! Has he reached an artistic crescendo with a sonnet on the staircase and a villanelle on the shower curtain? What next?

Ideal for reading aloud or acting out, here’s the perfect book to celebrate the joy of poetry and spark creative thinking. Join in the fun!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dorothy Hearst (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Secrets of the Wolves
The rules of the Wide Valley wolves were clear: Never consort with humans; never kill a human unprovoked; never allow a mixed-blood wolf to live.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Isn't it Romantic Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N263
Description :

A panel of popular romance writers will discuss their books and will sign copies following the program. Authors include Jeaniene Frost, Penelope Douglas, Deborah Coonts, Shelley Coriell, and Ryan Winfield. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

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

Mañana Starts Today: Affirmations to Jumpstart Your Heart, Mind and Soul
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

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)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: J.R. Johansson (Flux/Llewellyn) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 235
Description :

Paranoia: Book 2 of the Night Walkers
As Parker's alter ego, Darkness, spins out of control, he must face a worse threat. The Takers--another breed of Night Walkers--are creating an immortality pill, forcing Parker's father to cooperate in its production.
Parker will put his life in danger as he enters the realm of the Takers to save his father.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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