Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Suzanne Brockmann & Melanie Brockmann (Sourcebooks) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 662
Description :

Night Sky
Destiny is dangerous for Skyler Reid.

Her world is turned upside down when Sasha, the little girl she babysits, is kidnapped and believed to be murdered. Then, a strange girl roars into town on a motorcycle claiming Sasha has been taken by the Organization because a hormone in her blood gives her special abilities. To top it all off, she says Skylar has the hormone too. When they discover Sasha might still be alive, all bets are off. The teens must race to uncover the Organization and rescue Sasha...before it’s too late.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 30 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Frank Cammuso (Candlewick Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 602
Description :

Otto's Backwards Day
Otto the contrary cat battles to get his stolen birthday back in this second team effort from Frank Cammuso and Jay Lynch.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ally Condie (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Atlantia
The much-awaited new book and new world from #1 bestselling author of the Matched trilogy.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Crystal Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2059
Description :

Daddy, My Favorite Guy
“Daddy, My Favorite Guy” is a beautiful and poignant reassurance of a father’s unconditional love. Daddy cooks, cleans, reads, and plays with his children. He is funny, caring, and understanding. This heartfelt story is told in three rhyming bilingual editions - English and Spanish, English and Chinese, English and Nepali. A Mom’s Choice Gold Award Winner and a finalist of the 2014 International Latino Book Awards in the Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book and Best Poetry Book categories.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Robert A Chavez 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 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mo Willems (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 503
Description :

That is Not a Good Idea!
One day, a very hungry fox meets a very plump goose. A dinner invitation is offered. Will dinner go as planned? Or do the dinner plans involve a secret ingredient . . . ?(Don’t forget to listen to the baby geese!)From the brilliant mind of Mo Willems comes a surprising lesson about listening to your inner gosling.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Victoria Schwab (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 603
Description :

The Unbound
A spellbinding sequel to Victoria Schwab's dark YA novel about an otherworldly library called the Archive, that contains the bodies of everyone who has ever died in the course of human history.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kate DiCamillo & K.G. Campbell (Candlewick Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 602
Description :

Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventure
A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo, interspersed with comic-style graphic sequences and full-page illustrations, all rendered in black-and-white by K. G. Campbell. Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Margi Preus (Abrams Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 628
Description :

West of the Moon
Newbery Honor winner Margi Preus expertly weaves original fiction with myth and folktale to tell the story of Astri, a young Norwegian girl desperate to join her father in America.
After being separated from her sister and sold to a cruel goat farmer, Astri makes a daring escape. She quickly retrieves her sister, and, armed with a troll treasure, a book of spells and curses, and a possibly magic hairbrush, they set off for America; steadily making their way east of the sun and west of the moon.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Claribel Ortega (Combined Book Exhibit) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 636
Description :

The Skinwalker's Apprentice
Living in 1980’s New York City, a troubled 16-years-old witch named Emerald Kipp has never been good at anything but being bad. On her last day of school, something extraordinary happens, which may just change the entire magical world. Three hundred years earlier, a gruesome new form of black magic is spreading across New Amesterdam, and teenaged witch Margo Pennyfeather might be the only one who can stop it. What can two teenaged witches, 300 years apart, have in common? More than you think. A prequel to the upcoming novel Emerald Kipp & The Riddle of the Timekeeper.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:00pm
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 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Frank Cammuso (Abrams Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 628
Description :

The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Big Birthday Bash
Young witch Salem Hyde is stubborn, impulsive, and loves flying. Her cat companion, Whammy, is nervous, careful, and loves staying on the ground. Somehow, though, they’re best friends. In this second book in the series, Salem is invited to a birthday party, and she wants to make sure everything goes perfectly. But from the invitations to the presents, party games, and spells gone awry, nothing happens exactly the way it should, and she’ll need Whammy’s help to sort it all out.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dan Santat (Scholastic Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 430
Description :

Ricky Ricotta Series
Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Candice Keimig (ABDO) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1071
Description :

Magic Readers
18 ALL-NEW leveled readers with photo-realistic illustrations for grades PreK–2 from Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rafael Lopez (Charlesbridge) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 557
Description :

The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred
A bilingual celebration with a delicious ending.

This is the story of how the farm maiden and all the farm animals worked together to make the rice pudding that they serve at the fiesta. With the familiarity of "The House That Jack Built," this story bubbles and builds just like the ingredients of the arroz con leche that everyone enjoys. Cleverly incorporating Spanish words, adding a new one in place of the English word from the previous page, this book makes learning the language easy and fun.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:00pm
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

Saturday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Jaime Alvarez (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

The Collective Works of Jaime Alvarez: Featuring "Sayings of My Mother"
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Ji-li Jiang (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 603
Description :

Red Kite, Blue Kite
An evocative and lyrical picture book about the bond between a father and son set against the backdrop of China's cultural revolution

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Random House Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 543
Description :

Lunch Lady and the Schoolwide Scuffle
Lunch Lady and Betty have been unceremoniously cut from the school budget, and the timing couldn't be worse—the villains from all nine of her previous adventures are worming their way back into Thompson Brook with a masterfully devious plan. Will the Breakfast Bunch still be able to count on Lunch Lady's superhero gadgets and abilities to save the school, or are they on their own? Don't miss Lunch Lady's swashbuckling finale!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Kelli Stanley (Macmillan - Adult) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 528
Description :

City of Ghosts
PI Miranda Corbie will do anything to find her long-lost mother, but to do so she must expose a Nazi spy and clear her name of the murder in this breakout mystery from award-winner Kelli Stanley

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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