Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Marcus Sedgwick (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 523
Description :

Midwinterblood
2014 Printz Medal Winner!

An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home, a painter, a ghost, a vampire, and a Viking: the seven stories in this compelling novel all take place on the remote Scandinavian island of Blessed where a curiously powerful plant that resembles a dragon grows. From award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick comes a book about passion and preservation and ultimately an exploration of the bounds of love.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
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: Josh Hanagarne (Penguin Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 449
Description :

The World's Strongest Librarian
A funny and uplifting story of how a Mormon with Tourette’s found salvation in books and weight lifting.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
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
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Dianne de las Casas (Children's Plus Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 342
Description :

Cinderellaphant

An adaptation of the traditional tale of Cinderella with animals rather than humans as characters.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: David Wiesner (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 403
Description :

Mr. Wuffles
Another comic tour de force from three-time Caldecott medalist David Wiesner. Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Lorie Ann Grover (Blink) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 508
Description :

Hit
In this new contemporary YA novel by Lorie Ann Grover, Sarah is a senior with a full ride to Mills College for Girls, but her plans shift when she falls for her student teacher, a graduate student from UW, and is convinced Mr. Haddings is flirting back.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kean Soo (Capstone) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 462
Description :

Jellaby: The Lost Monster

Quiet but bright Portia has just moved to a new neighborhood with her mom. Adjusting to life without a father is hard enough, but school is boring and her classmates are standoffish -- and even Portia's mom is sort of distant. But things start to get better when Portia mounts a midnight excursion into the woods behind her house where she discovers a shy and sweet purple monster.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Daniel Beaty & Bryan Collier (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

Knock, Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me

WINNER OF THE 2014 CSK ILLUSTRATION AWARD

Every morning, I play a game with my father.
He goes knock knock on my door
and I pretend to be asleep
till he gets right next to the bed.
And my papa, he tells me, "I love you."

But what happens when, one day, that "knock knock" doesn't come? This powerful and inspiring book shows the love that an absent parent can leave behind, and the strength that children find in themselves as they grow up and follow their dreams.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kid Chef Eliana (Children's Plus Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 342
Description :

Cool Kids Cook: Fresh and Fit

Whip up nutritious meals with America's favorite kid chef! Wholesome, fresh, and flavorful ingredients are the focus in these tasty dishes. Children (and adults) can prepare these international recipes with ease.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kevin Henkes (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 503
Description :

The Year of Billy Miller
Award-winning author Kevin Henkes delivers a short, satisfying, laugh-out-loud funny school and family story complete with homework (dioramas!), school shows (original poetry performed at microphones!), canceled sleepovers, and epic sibling temper tantrums. Told in four short sections, The Year of Billy Miller follows second grader Billy Miller through the school year. A John Newbery Honor Book.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Carol McCloud (Partners Publishers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?
Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this heart-warming book encourages positive behavior as children see how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Jonathan Friesen (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Mayday
Powerful and hard-hitting, this is a compelling story about what it means to live your life—for your own sake—from an award-winning author.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Ace Collins (Abingdon Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 313
Description :

Man's Best Hero
From Lassie to Old Yeller to Rin Tin Tin to Marley, dogs have stolen our attention and our hearts. In real life, our own pets are more than just canine companions; they are members of our family. And for some, they are heroes and brave servants.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Jeannette L Clariond (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Cuaderno de Chihuahua
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Patricia McKissack (Scholastic) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 403
Description :

Days of Jubilee
Biography - Non-Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Juana Bordas (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

The Power of Latino Leadership

2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Armando Rendon (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Noldo and his Magical Scooter at the Battle of the Alamo
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Meg Medina (Candlewick Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 602
Description :

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
A Latina teen is targeted by a bully at her new school -- and must discover resources she never knew she had. Winner of the 2014 Pura Belpré Author Award

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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