Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Sunday, January 26 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Book Buzz Theater - Sterling Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

"Find out what’s new and exciting from Sterling Adult & Children’s Books in Spring 2014."

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Alice LaPlante (Grove Atlantic, Inc. / PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Erika Robuck & Rachel Pastan (Penguin Group) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 935
Description :

Meet the women behind Fallen Beauty and Alena, authors Erika Robuck and Rachel Pastan as they sign copies of their books at the Penguin Group booth!

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 26 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Darragh McKeon (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 731
Description :

All That Is Solid Melts into Air
Set against the tragedy of Chernobyl, a brilliant debut literary novel about the way in which the lives of its survivors are forever changed in its wake.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tim E. Ogline (For Beginners) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 535
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:15pm
Book Buzz Theater - Spring Is in the Air! New Holiday House Books and the Common Core Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Editor-in-Chief Mary Cash and Executive Editor Grace Maccarone will present the new spring titles for preschool through young adult, along with suggestions for connecting to the Common Core State Standards. Handouts include activity sheets and educator’s guides that feature connections to the Common Core. Be sure to visit our booth (#507).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 1:15pm
Book Buzz Theater - Spring Is in the Air! New Holiday House Books and the Common Core Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Editor-in-Chief Mary Cash and Executive Editor Grace Maccarone will present the new spring titles for preschool through young adult, along with suggestions for connecting to the Common Core State Standards. Handouts include activity sheets and educator’s guides that feature connections to the Common Core. Be sure to visit our booth (#507).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Richard Cowdrey (Zonderkidz) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 737
Description :

The Legend of the Easter Egg - This newly illustrated edition of The Legend of the Easter Egg renews the wonder and charm of the original timeless tale that explores the meaning behind Easter eggs and the Easter story itself. Written by Lori Walburg with vibrant artwork from Marley and Me illustrator, Richard Cowdrey, this holiday classic comes to life for a new generation.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tim Townsend (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 731
Description :

Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis
The gripping story of the American Army chaplin sent by General Eisenhower to save the souls of the most Nazis incarcerated at Nuremberg, a compelling and thought-provoking tale that raises questions of faith, guilt, morality, vengeance, forgiveness, salvation and the essence of humanity.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
PopTop Stage - Frank Lentricchia Author Event, Other Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

PopTop Stage - Frank Lentricchia
FRANK LENTRICCHIA was raised in Utica, New York. A chaired professor of literature at Duke University, he is the author of several highly acclaimed novels, a memoir, and a number of controversial critical studies. His forthcoming book, The Dog Killer of Utica will be available in Spring 2014. His previous book in the Eliot Conte Mystery series, The Accidental Pallbearer, was published by Melville House in 2012.
Sponsored By: MHP Books

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

What's Cooking @ ALA - Marisa McClellan & Tenaya Darlington
Tenaya Darlington is a blogger, novelist, professor of writing and journalist who runs the blog Madame Fromage. She starting freelancing at Di Bruno bothers and her collaboration with them led to the book.

Marisa McClellan is a former writer and editor for Slashfood, and has a master's degree in writing from St. Joseph's University. These days, she writes about canning, pickling, and preserving at Food in Jars (three times nominated by Saveur magazine for a Best Food Blog award).
Sponsored By: Running Press Authors

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Clay McLeod Chapman (Library of Virginia Shop) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 1068
Description :

The Tribe: Homeroom Headhunters by Clay McLeod Chapman is a fun young adult adventure. School is in session, and today's lesson is how to stay alive. Spencer Pendleton better take notes. He'll have to learn the Law of Claw and Fang to survive not just the bullies, but those who bully the bullies: the Tribe, a group of academic headhunters who don't play by anyone's rules except their own

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Sara Woolley (For Beginners LLC) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 535
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 26 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Tim Manley & Beatriz Williams (Penguin Group) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 935
Description :

Meet authors Tim Manley and Beatriz Wiliams as they sign copies of their books at the Penguin Group booth!

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:45pm - 2:15pm
Book Buzz Theater - Hachette and Simon & Schuster Present Book Buzz 2014 Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Come hear about our favorite Spring & Summer 2014 titles for libraries!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:45pm - 2:15pm
Book Buzz Theater - Hachette and Simon & Schuster Present Book Buzz 2014 Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Come hear about our favorite Spring & Summer 2014 titles for libraries!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, January 26 - 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

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alice Greenway (Grove Atlantic, Inc. - PGW) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 646-647
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alison Formento (Albert Whitman & Company) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 527
Description :

These Rocks Count!
Mr. Tate's class is about to learn there's more to rocks than being dirty lumps on the ground. On this field trip they're visiting the Rocky Ridge Mountains to learn about rocks.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Chris Raschka (ABRAMS) Author Event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Exhibit Hall-Booth 713
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

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