Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Saturday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Bryce Moore (Lee & Low Books) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2305
Description :

Moore's debut YA novel, VODNÍK, is a fantasy adventure based on Slovakian mythology. VOYA Magazine says it's "crammed with action and humor, and likely to hook many reluctant readers."

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Charles Finch (Macmillan) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Pop Top Stage
Description :

An Old Betrayal : A Charles Lenox Mystery / In the seventh book of Finch’s bestselling series of Victorian mysteries, a case of mistaken identity has Charles Lenox playing for his highest stakes yet: the safety of Queen Victoria herself

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Cory Doctorow (Tor Books) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2203
Description :

HOMELAND

Fast-moving, passionate, and as current as next week, Homeland is every bit the equal of Little Brother—a paen to activism, to courage, to the drive to make the world a better place.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Cynthea Liu (Sterling) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1909
Description :

Wooby & Peep. Opposites attract and become fast friends in this quirky, funny picture book.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: David Aguilar (National Geographic Society) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2119
Description :

David Aguilar's Space Encyclopedia
inspires a contagious sense of curiosity and awe about the universe. As he takes you on a tour of the solar system, he imagines standing on the surface of Uranus’s moon or zooming past faraway Eris. All on a journey that is already scientifically possible, and may one day be practical.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Eleanor Kuhns (Macmillan) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Pop Top Stage
Description :

Death of a Dyer: In the next mystery from MB/MWA competition winner Kuhns, Will Rees investigates the murder of a childhood friend in 1790s Maine

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Emily M. Danforth (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2407
Description :

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Eric Barclay (ABRAMS Books) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2005
Description :

I Can See Just Fine

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Gail Bush (Norwood House Press) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2526
Description :

Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice By: Gail Bush is an anthology including over 50 works of poetry by 20th century writers on issues related to social justice. Foreword by COMMON.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Heather Graham (Romance Writers of America) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2342
Description :

The Night is Watching

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Helen Foster James & Virginia Shin Mui Loh (Sleeping Bear Press) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2448
Description :

Paper Son -
In 1926, 12-year-old Fu Lee lives with his grandparents
in a small village in China. He lives with his grandparents
because his parents are dead.

Before Fu Lee’s parents died, they spent all of their money
buying a “paper son slot” for him to go to America. Being
a “paper son” means pretending to be the son of a family
already in America. If Fu Lee goes, he will have the chance
for a better life, but first he must pass the test at Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Holly Black (Simon & Schuster) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2312 - 2412
Description :

Doll Bones - A doll that may be haunted leads three friends on a thrilling adventure in this delightfully creepy novel from the New York Times bestselling cocreator of the Spiderwick Chronicles.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Readers to Eaters / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2531
Description :

FARMER ALLEN AND THE GROWING TABLE - a new picture book about the renowned urban farmer, written by the author of "Snowflake Bentley"

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Julia Keller (Macmillan) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Pop Top Stage
Description :

Bitter River: In the next stunning novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning Julia Keller, following the popular A Killing in the Hills, a pregnant teenager is found murdered at the bottom of a river

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Liesl Shurtliff (Random House Children's Books) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2212
Description :

Rump

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Marie Lu (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2320
Description :

Legend
Prodigy

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Megan Frazer Blakemore (Bloomsbury Children's Books) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2105
Description :

THE WATER CASTLE - In a richly layered, gorgeously written intergenerational story, three kids search for the elusive Fountain of Youth.

A starred Kirkus review says of Megan Frazer Blakemore's book: "This one is special."

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Sarah Dessen (Penguin Young Readers Group) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2320
Description :

The Moon and More
What Happened to Goodbye

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Seymour Simon (StarWalk Kids Media) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall
Description :

Seymour Simon

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Seymour Simon (StarWalk Kids Media) Author Event McCormick Place Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2338
Description :

Seymour Simon

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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