Author Event Sessions

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Friday, June 27 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
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 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cynthia Kadohata (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Half a World Away
A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cynthia Weil (Soho Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 646
Description :

I'm Glad I Did
JJ Greene, a gifted 16-year-old songwriter, defies her lawyer parents by secretly applying for a job in the famed Brill Building--the epicenter of songwriting for a new genre called rock-n-roll. But their warnings about the evils of the music industry prove far darker than she imagined when she finds herself at the heart of a cover-up that involves hidden identity, theft, and possibly murder.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 30 - 10:00am

10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dan Mager (Consortium Book Sales & Distribution) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 343
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meet the Authors: Dan Santat (Chronicle Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 608
Description :

Carnivores
It’s lonely at the top of the food chain. It’s difficult to fit in when plant eaters can be so cruel—just because you ate a relative of theirs that one time! What’s a carnivore to do? Aaron Reynolds’s roaringly funny text is perfectly paired with Dan Santat’s mouthwatering illustrations, creating a toothsome book that’s sure to stand out from the herd.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Dan Santat (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle.

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art, creating an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Dan Santat (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Ninja Red Riding Hood
Companion to the hit The Three Ninja Pigs, this fractured fairy tale is a sure-fire storytime hit.

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)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

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

Sunday, June 29 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Daniel James Brown (Penguin Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 449
Description :

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The New York Times bestselling novel about the triumphant 1936 American Olympic Rowing team.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: David A. Adler (Holiday House) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 415
Description :

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt
Master biographer David A. Adler provides a meticulously researched portrayal of perhaps our most colorful and energetic president, Theodore Roosevelt, who increased the country's stature in the international sphere, built the Panama Canal, won the Nobel Peace Prize, and was one of the most significant conservation activists of his time.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: David A. Adler (Sourcebooks) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 662
Description :

Danny's Doodles: The Squirting Donuts
Danny Cohen and his braniac sidekick Calvin Waffle are back with a brand new experiment!

Something is amiss in Danny and Calvin’s fourth-grade class when their teacher, a loud, unbending enforcer of a long list of classroom rules, suddenly becomes a quiet understanding woman. Danny and Calvin decide the only way to find out what’s really going on is to spy on their personality-switching teacher. But spying soon leads to a greater mystery-filled with dog chasing, jelly-injected donuts, peanut-butter-induced experiments, riddle mania, and more!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 30 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: David Adler (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Cam Jansen and the Spaghetti Max Mystery
Perfect for beginning chapter book readers, Cam Jansen and the Spaghetti Max Mystery is an exciting addition to the popular Cam Jansen series.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: David Levithan (Random House Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 543
Description :

Two Boys Kissing
2014 Stonewall Award Honor Book!

The Los Angeles Times called Two Boys Kissing "Open, frank and ultimately optimistic," and Entertainment Weekly gave the novel an A-. With Levithan's trademark sharp-witted, warm-hearted tales of teenage love, Two Boys Kissing will appeal to fans of Levithan's breakthrough debut, Boy Meets Boy, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 30 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
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. A 2014 Caldecott Honor book.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

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)

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)

Friday, June 27 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dawn Wells (Rowman & Littlefield) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 735
Description :

What Would Mary Ann Do?: A Good Girl's Guide to Life
So, what would Mary Ann do?

As the sweet Mary Ann Summers from Kansas in the hit series Gilligan’s Island, Dawn Wells created a beloved character that still connects with people 50 years later. As the “good girl” among the group of castaways on a tiny island, she was often positioned against the glamorous and exotic Ginger Grant prompting many to ask: Are you a Ginger or a Mary Ann?

This book not only helps readers answer that question for themselves but also sends the inspirational and heartwarming message that yes, good girls do finish first.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meet the Authors: Deborah Coonts (Tor-Forge Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 532
Description :

Lucky Bastard
Smart and sassy casino “fixer” Lucky O’Toole returns for another sizzling Vegas adventure.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Deborah Wiles (Scholastic) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 430
Description :

Countdown
Fiction

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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