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Format: 06/23/2017 - 2pm
Format: 06/23/2017 - 2pm
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Friday, January 24 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Meet the Authors: Wendy Lesser (Macmillan (Adult)) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 622
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Unofficial Event
5:30pm - 6:30pm
CANCELLED: Meet the Authors: Tonya Bolden (ABRAMS) - See ERT/Booklist Author Forum Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 713
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Unofficial Event
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Kate Quinn (Penguin Group) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 935
Description :

Meet Kate Quinn, author of The Lion and the Rose, signing her book at the Penguin booth!

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5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Laurice Molinari (Zonderkidz) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 737
Description :

The Ether: Vero Rising - While living a seemingly ordinary life, a 12-year-old boy discovers his true identity of a guardian angel and must begin his intense training under the guidance of the archangels while still living his suburban life.

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5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Megan Howrey & Christina Lynch (Penguin Group) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 935
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Meet the authors of City of Lost Dreams & City of Dark Magic at the Penguin Group booth!

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Unofficial Event
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Eric-Shabazz Larkin (Readers to Eaters / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
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Unofficial Event
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Otoshi (KO Kids Books / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
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Unofficial Event
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tim E. Ogline (For Beginners) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 535
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Unofficial Event

Friday, January 24 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Carter Roy (Brilliance Publishing) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 551
Description :

The Blood Guard Series: When thirteen-year-old Ronan Truelove’s seemingly ordinary mom snatches him from school, then sets off on a high speed car chase, Ronan is shocked. His quiet, nerdy dad has been kidnapped? And the kidnappers are after him, too?

His mom, he quickly learns, is anything but ordinary. In fact, she’s a member of an ancient order of knights, the Blood Guard, a sword-wielding secret society sworn to protect the Pure—thirty-six noble souls whose safety is crucial if the world as we know it is to survive.

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Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Dia L. Michels (Science, Naturally!) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1864
Description :

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science

Science affects everything -- yet so many of us wish we understood it better. Using an accessible question-and-answer approach, this book, for ages 8 to 12, connects classroom learning to real life. Key concepts in biology, chemistry, physics, earth and general science are explored and demystified. Endorsed by science organizations and educators, this book is perfect for kids, grown-ups, and anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of how science impacts everyday life. NSTA Recommends. Aligns with the Common Core. “Succinct, cleverly written…should be on everyone’s bookshelf!” – Science Magazine

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Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
CANCELLED: Meet the Authors: Ilene Cooper (ABRAMS) - See ERT/Booklist Author Forum Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 713
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Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Henry Cole (Peachtree Publishers) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 753
Description :

"Prairie Chicken Little"--Mary McBlicken is sure a stampede's a comin'! She hurries to the ranch, gathering up her friends-a prairie dog, a jack rabbit, and a meadowlark-along the way. Before the fine feathered and furry folks get to their destination, they encounter a coyote who says he knows a shortcut. Should they trust him? Will they find Cowboy Stan and Red Dog Dan in time? And where is that rumbling coming from anyway?

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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Justin Kramon (W. W. Norton & Company) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 748
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The Preservationist, by Justin Kramon. Booklist said it “effectively mixes literary thriller and realistic horror.”

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Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mark E. Wallace & Deborah D. Johnson (Aubey, LLC) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1839
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Unofficial Event

Friday, January 24 - 6:30pm

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dia L. Michels (Science, Naturally!) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1864
Description :

If My Mom Were A Platypus: Mammal Babies and Their Mothers

All mammal mothers feed, protect, and teach their young, though these tasks often challenge their own needs for survival. A mammal baby’s journey to maturity varies dramatically, whether it is a bear or a bat, a hippopotamus or a human. With beautiful illustrations and inventive text, this fascinating introduction to the world of mammals reveals how fourteen mammal babies travel the path from helpless infants to self-sufficient adults. Ages 8-12. Aligns with the Common Core. NSTA Recommends. “As engaging visually as it is verbally!”-Carnegie Academy for Science education

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Saturday, January 25 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Gigi Amateau (Library of Virginia Shop) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1068
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Come August, Come Freedom: The Bellows, The Gallows, and The Black General Gabriel by Gigi Amateau tells the story of an imposing twenty-four-year-old slave named Gabriel, known for his courage and intellect, plotting a rebellion involving thousands of African- American freedom seekers armed with refashioned pitchforks and other implements of Gabriel’s blacksmith trade in Richmond, Virginia.
Macadoo of the Maury River is also by Amateau and is a story that all horse lovers will cherish.

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Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Lorie Ann Grover (Blink) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 737
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Firstborn: A Novel - In Lorie Ann Grover’s new YA novel, Tiadone has been forced to live her entire life as a female accepted as male in her community in order to survive as a firstborn child. But when she needs to pass the rites of manhood, she finds the Creator may have use for her feminine traits after all.

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Unofficial Event
9:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Mick Manning and Brita Granström (Frances Lincoln Children's Books / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
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Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Craft (Sourcebooks) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 946
Description :

The Art of Falling | Penelope Sparrow, a 28-year-old dancer, has spent her entire life focusing on the perfection of her body. But when she wakes up in a Philadelphia hospital unable to move after a near-fatal accident, she can’t remember the events leading up to her crushing 14-story fall.

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Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Bethany Crandell (Perseus Books) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 640
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Summer on the Short Bus

This honest, coming of age debut YA novel features a privileged teen who is sent to council special needs teenagers at a rural summer camp. With sharp, wry humor that is reminiscent of Girl, Interrupted, combined with light, Clueless-like observations, Summer on the Short Bus also explores how easily society can criticize differences, and how one person can change.

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