Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Saturday, January 25 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Carol Roth (NorthSouth Books) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 743
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jacqueline Jules (Albert Whitman & Company) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 527
Description :

Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Stomps the Snow
When a freak spring blizzard buries Starwood Park, Freddie works with Mr. Vaslov to clear the sidewalks using a new invention--Zapato Power snowshoes!

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: John Stanley (Tanglewood Press / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jon McGoran (Macmillan Adult) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 622
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lisa Greenwald (ABRAMS) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 713
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Maria Andreu (Perseus Books) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 640
Description :

The Secret Side of Empty

A high school senior who is an undocu¬mented immigrant struggles with the possibilities for her future. Andreu pulls from her personal experience of formerly being an undocumented immigrant to take on this hot-button issue, giving a voice to a group too often silenced by fear.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mark E. Wallace & Deborah D. Johnson (Aubey, LLC) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1839
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Matthew Quick (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 731
Description :

The Good Luck of Right Now
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook comes the funny, feel-good story of a young man who, in the aftermath of his mother’s untimely death, forms an unlikely family with three other outsiders.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Susan Van Hecke and London Ladd (Charlesbridge) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 525
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
PopTop Stage - Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker Author Event, Other Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

PopTop Stage - Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker
Wendy Ruderman, 42, born in Cane Place, NY and raised in Cherry Hill, NJ has been a newspaper reporter for more than 15 years. After graduating from Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) with a
bachelor’s in communications in 1991, Ruderman earned a master’s from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. She worked in the statehouse bureau of The Trenton Times, Associated Press, and Bergen Record. She joined the Philadelphia Daily News in 2007. As of May 2012, she is the police bureau chief at the New York Times.

Barbara Laker, 54, a native of Kent, England, graduated from the University of Missouri Journalism School. She worked for the Clearwater Sun, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Dallas Times-Herald, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer joining the Philadelphia Daily News in 1993. At the Daily News, she has been a general assignment reporter, assistant city editor and investigative reporter.
Sponsored By: HarperCollins

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mick Manning and Brita Granström (Frances Lincoln Children's Books / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 5:00pm
DK Crafternoon with Jane Bull Author Event, Exhibitor session, Reception, Social event Pennsylvania Convention Center
204 B
Description :

Join DK's celebrated craft expert Jane Bull in a cozy afternoon crafting party. Take a break from the busy convention floor, make a crafty creature, read through Jane's inspiring craft books, while enjoying an afternoon tea and snack break.

The first 50 people to attend will receive a DK goody bag including a signed copy of Jane's newest book, Crafty Creatures.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Bonnie J. Morris, Ph.D. (For Beginners LLC) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 535
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Book Buzz Theater - Enjoy a Crafternoon with BiblioCraft Author and NYPL Librarian, Jessica Pigza! Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Spend your crafternoon with rare book librarian and DIYer Jessica Pigza and learn how you can ignite a love of crafts while promoting library research skills. In this session, Jessica will introduce her new book, BiblioCraft, out this spring from Abrams / STC Craft, in which she shows readers how to access library resources and presents 20+ project ideas from noted designers, all inspired by library research. Attendees will be given the materials to leave with a sample project-their very own watermark-embroidered bookmark-as well as creative ideas for inspiring their community to uncover library resources worldwide and bring their creative visions to life.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Book Buzz Theater - Enjoy a Crafternoon with BiblioCraft Author and NYPL Librarian, Jessica Pigza! Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Spend your crafternoon with rare book librarian and DIYer Jessica Pigza and learn how you can ignite a love of crafts while promoting library research skills. In this session, Jessica will introduce her new book, BiblioCraft, out this spring from Abrams / STC Craft, in which she shows readers how to access library resources and presents 20+ project ideas from noted designers, all inspired by library research. Attendees will be given the materials to leave with a sample project-their very own watermark-embroidered bookmark-as well as creative ideas for inspiring their community to uncover library resources worldwide and bring their creative visions to life.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Haroon K. Ullah (Perseus Books) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 640
Description :

The Bargain from the Bazaar

Ullah examines the effects of America’s War on Terror on the people of Pakistan in this shocking and eye-opening glimpse into the ordinary lives of a family and the hardships they endure as their country falls apart around them.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Tom Bouman (W. W. Norton & Company) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 748
Description :

DRY BONES IN THE VALLEY just got a great blurb from Wiley Cash (author of A Land More Kind Than Home): “Readers of smart literary thrillers are going to love this novel. I wish like hell my name were on the cover.”

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Otoshi (KO Kids Books / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Debut Authors at ALAthis year are... Author Event, Exhibitor session Pennsylvania Convention Center
108 B
Description :

Hosted by AAP's Trade Library Marketing Committee, librarians will have a sneak peek into the newest and first time authors everyone will be chatting up with their patrons this year.

Interests :
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jessica Pigza (ABRAMS) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 713
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

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