Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Saturday, January 25 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Lisa Bergren (Blink) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 737
Description :

Remnants: Season of Wonder - In the first book of bestselling author Lisa T. Bergren’s new YA futuristic dystopian series, a group called the Remnant begins their mission to course-correct humanity, one person at a time. But as soon as they begin to move, so do their enemies, placing the entire world in peril.

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Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Meet the Authors: Nadia Hashimi (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 731
Description :

Debut Afghan-American author Nadia Hashimi’s THE PEARL THAT BROKE ITS SHELL, the entwined stories of two Afghan women separated by a century who find freedom in the tradition of bacha posh, which allows girls to dress and live as boys…until they are of marriageable age.

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Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Eric Devine (Perseus Books) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 640
Description :

Dare Me

From the author of Tap Out, a contemporary realistic YA novel about a boy who undertakes a series of dares posted online with increasing risk and consequences.

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Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Laurie Loewenstein (Akashic Books) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 411
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tim E. Ogline (For Beginners) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 535
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Sara Woolley (For Beginners LLC) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 535
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Book Buzz Theater - Disney-Hyperion and Charlesbridge Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Disney-Hyperion publishes books for all ages, picture book through Young Adult, and we’ll share some of our favorites coming in 2014. Charlesbridge presents stories of the events and people that have shaped American history. From the building of the White House to contraband slaves during the Civil War, from the struggle for civil rights to questions about immigration in contemporary America, many Charlesbridge books inspire young readers to think about, act on, and consider what it means to be American.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Book Buzz Theater - Disney-Hyperion and Charlesbridge Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Disney-Hyperion publishes books for all ages, picture book through Young Adult, and we’ll share some of our favorites coming in 2014. Charlesbridge presents stories of the events and people that have shaped American history. From the building of the White House to contraband slaves during the Civil War, from the struggle for civil rights to questions about immigration in contemporary America, many Charlesbridge books inspire young readers to think about, act on, and consider what it means to be American.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Meet the Authors: Wendy Ruderman & Barbara Lake (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 731
Description :

Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love
The true story behind the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into the biggest police corruption scandal in Philadelphia’s history, told by the two reporters whose work not only instigated but drove the full-scale FBI investigation.

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Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Joshua Isard (Cinco Puntos Press) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 411
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
PopTop Stage - Nadia Hashimi Author Event, Other Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

PopTop Stage - Nadia Hashimi
Nadia Hashimi’s parents left Afghanistan in the 1970s, before the Soviet invasion that led to decades of war. She was raised in the U.S. and in 2002 made her first trip to Afghanistan with her parents. Hashimi is a pediatrician and lives with her family.
Sponsored By: HarperCollins

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:00pm
What's Cooking @ ALA - Allison Robicelli Author Event, Other Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - What's Cooking Stage
Description :

What's Cooking @ ALA - Allison Robicelli
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Allison and Matt Robicelli co-own the acclaimed wholesale bakery Robicelli’s. A former caterer, line cook and pastry chef, Allison is also a humorist whose writing has appeared on Nona Brookyn, Eater, Brokelyn, and Medium, as well as on the official Robicellis.com blog. They both still reside in the neighborhood where they grew up.
Sponsored By: Penguin Group

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 25 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Cal Thomas (Zondervan) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 737
Description :

What Works - We know what works based on experience: The past and common sense. “Don’t touch that stove, honey, or you will get burned.” Why must we constantly re-fight the same battles over and over? In What Works, author Cal Thomas looks backward to see what the past can teach us about political, economic, relational, and spiritual issues that we’d like solutions for today.

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Unofficial Event
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: M.D. Waters & Bee Ridgeway (Penguin Group) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 935
Description :

Meet the debut author of Archetype, M.D. Waters, and the author of The River of No Return, Bee Ridgeway at the Penguin Group booth!

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Unofficial Event
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cybèle Young (Groundwood Books / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 647
Description :

OUT THE WINDOW:
Bestselling author/illustrator Cybèle Young's charming and cleverly constructed and nearly wordless board book features a small unidentified mammal who accidentally loses his ball one day and, upon looking for it, ends up spying on a thrilling and unusual parade when he looks out the window.

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Unofficial Event
1:45pm - 2:00pm
Book Buzz Theater - The Future According to Tor: New Titles for Middle Grade Readers, Teens, & Adults Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

We are pleased to present a selection of must-shelve upcoming fiction from Starscape, Tor Teen, and Tor. Join us as we discuss some of the stellar titles from our Spring/Summer 2014 list, as well as highlights from the current season. ARCs and promotional goodies will be available at the Tor-Forge booth (616).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:45pm - 2:00pm
Book Buzz Theater - The Future According to Tor: New Titles for Middle Grade Readers, Teens, & Adults Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

We are pleased to present a selection of must-shelve upcoming fiction from Starscape, Tor Teen, and Tor. Join us as we discuss some of the stellar titles from our Spring/Summer 2014 list, as well as highlights from the current season. ARCs and promotional goodies will be available at the Tor-Forge booth (616).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 25 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
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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Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Mark Sandler (ABC-CLIO) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1523
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Andrea Strongwater (Eifrig Publishing) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1860
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

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