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Format: 02/19/2018 - 5pm
Format: 02/19/2018 - 5pm
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Monday, June 30 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: James Rollins (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 502
Description :

The Kill Switch

The first in an exciting Sigma Force spin off series featuring rogue agent Tucker Wayne and his military working dog Kane from the new collaboration of New York Times bestselling authors James Rollins and Grant Blackwood.

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

File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents

Match wits with Lemony Snicket to solve thirteen mini-mysteries.

Paintings have been falling off of walls, a loud and loyal dog has gone missing, a specter has been seen walking the pier at midnight -- strange things are happening all over the town of Stain'd-By-The-Sea. Called upon to investigate thirteen suspicious incidents, young Lemony Snicket collects clues, questions witnesses, and cracks every case. Join the investigation and tackle the mysteries alongside Snicket, then turn to the back of the book to see the solution revealed.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Paul Fleischman (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 503
Description :

Seedfolks
The acclaimed, best-selling story of thirteen very different people who start a garden as strangers, and come away a community.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Raúl Colón (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 302-303
Description :

Baseball Is...
The ultimate celebration of an all-American sport, this picture book captures the joy and the history of baseball—and knocks it out of the park!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 10:30am
All Committee Meeting (AASL) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Mtg Rm B
Description :

Meeting for all AASL committee members.

9:00am - 11:00am
Knowledge Quest Editorial Board Meeting (AASL) Other Bally’s
Palace 4
Description :

Meeting of the Knowledge Quest (KQ) editorial board.

Interests :
9:00am - 2:00pm
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
9:00am - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Icy Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2059
Description :

Three Years and Eight Months
Based on true events during World War II, “Three Years and Eight Months” tells a compelling journey of hardships and human endurance of ordinary people in Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation. A 10-year-old Chinese American boy secretly joins the Chinese war resistance group to help save the lives of thousands of prisoners of war, as well as allied forces. The book features historical notes and photographs documenting the Japanese occupation in Hong Kong from 1942 to 1945.

2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Choices, 3 book award gold medalists, etc.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Michael Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2059
Description :

Thomas the T.rex
An Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12

Nine-year-old Thomas and Rita embark on a journey to Montana for a fossil hunting and study expedition with the Junior Scientist Club of the. Thomas discovers a 66-million-year-old dinosaur nicknamed Thomas—one of the ten most complete T. rex skeletons in the world.

Through the eyes of Thomas and Rita, young readers learn about the T. rex and how dinosaurs lived, as well as the basics of excavation and the preparation of fossils for their public debut in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles s new Dinosaur Hall.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starter: TumblarianTalk Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

TumblarianTalk pushes Tumblr for libraries and librarians beyond 101. This conversation starter will feature a panel of seasoned 'tumblarians' (librarians on tumblr) sharing expert tips and tricks for creating original content, engaging with the tumblr community, and maximizing the platform for professional and personal purposes.

Each TumblarianTalk panelist will share a brief highlight of their area of expertise in using tumblr for academic libraries, public libraries, archives, special collections, resource sharing, and networking. A generous portion of the session will be reserved for audience participation and questions. Panelists will be on-hand to answer questions and foster discussion with session attendees.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 30 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:00am
Book Buzz Theater: Simon & Schuster Fall 2014 Book Buzz Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Come hear from a Simon & Schuster Library Marketing staff member about the most-anticipated titles for fall on both the Children's & Adult Lists. Free galleys and promotional materials for your school or public library will be available!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:00am
Mobile App Presentation: ERIC Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

ERIC

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Elizabeth Wein (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 603
Description :

Rose Under Fire
The Schneider Family Book Award winner is a stunning novel about courage and friendship during WWII and is the companion to the critically acclaimed Code Name Verity.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Judy Schachner (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

Skippyjon Jones Snow What
The #1 New York Times bestselling Skippyjon Jones stars in his own playful fairy tale set in a winter snowscape!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Kenn Nesbitt (Sourcebooks) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 662
Description :

Tighty, Whitey Spider
Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt dares to go where no poet has gone before, creating a whole host of laugh-out-loud scenarios involving animals doing extreme sports. This hilarious collection also includes an audio CD of Kenn—one of the most sought-after school performers in North America—reading the poems in his inimitable style. And Ethan Long provides the perfect complement to Kenn’s poetry with his brilliant line drawings. With poems like “My Puppy Punched Me in the Eye” and “I Bought Our Cat a Jetpack,” this collection shines bright with rhymes that are full of jokes, thrills, and surprises.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Marilyn Nelson (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 442-443
Description :

How I Discovered Poetry
A powerful and thought-provoking Civil Rights era memoir from one of America’s most celebrated poets.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 30 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
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
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Ana Campos (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Pasaporte de Vida
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Mobile App Presentation: Rittenhouse Book Distributors Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

Rittenhouse Book Distributors

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 10:45am
Meet the Authors: Susan L. Roth & Cindy Trumbore (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 626
Description :

Parrots Over Puerto Rico
Parrots Over Puerto Rico is this year's winner of the Sibert Medal for Informational Text. This beautiful nonfiction picture book, which received five starred reviews, tells the parallel stories of the island of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican parrot, which was brought back from the brink of extinction.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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