Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Friday, January 30 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meet the Authors: Kevin Luthardt (Peachtree Publishers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4924
Description :

When Edgar Met Cecil
Moving to a new home is hard - even when you're a robot.

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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meet the Authors: Vu Tran (W. W. Norton & Company) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4416
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Dragonfish: A Novel
A thrilling work of sophisticated suspense set amid the Vietnamese underworld in Las Vegas.

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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Readers to Eaters / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
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Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table
The inspiring biography of the basketball-player-turned-urban-farmer and renowned food advocate.

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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Marissa Moss (Creston Books / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
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Amelia's Middle-School Graduation Yearbook
Amelia's tries to figure out how to face the changes ahead in high school without her best friend.

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Saturday, January 31 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Heather Burch (Blink) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4529
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Summer by Summer
Summer and Bray are not fond of one another, until they are forced together by a trip gone wrong.

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9:00am - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Diane Reeves & Cheryl Barnes (Regnery Kids) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 5023
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What's the Big Idea, Charlie Brown?
The Peanuts gang is throwing a party to celebrate great inventions! But Charlie can’t think of any!

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Saturday, January 31 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Blue Balliett (Children's Plus Inc.) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4826
Description :

Pieces and Players
With pieces and players, you have all the ingredients for a fantastic mystery

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Saturday, January 31 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Sara Farizan (Algonquin Young Readers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4326
Description :

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel
"An empowering romance featuring a lovable, awkward protagonist..." Starred Booklist

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10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Trisha Leaver & Lindsay Currie (Flux) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4916
Description :

Creed
A YA horror novel

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10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Wylde Scott (Wylde Press) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4919
Description :

The Possible Police
Join Wylde Scott as he takes you into his boundless imagination and inspires children to dream.

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10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Janet Nolan (Albert Whitman & Company) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4615
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PB&J Hooray
Your sandwich's amazing journey from farm to table.

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10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kelly Leonard & Tom Yorton (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4526
Description :

Yes, And
Long-time executives of The Second City show how the 7 elements of improv can help businesses.

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10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Mark E Wallace (Aubey, LLC) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1622
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We Are Not the Enemy
The second edition of the We Are Not the Enemy series introduces the Government Honor Index.

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10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Travis Thrasher (Tyndale House Publishers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3928
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Wonder
The high school is in darkness with the death of a teenager. Something more is coming, but what?

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10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cyn Vargas (Curbside Splendor Publishing) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4129
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On the Way
From a fierce emerging writer comes a collection of stories about the heart and its many wanderings.

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10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Readers to Eaters / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
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Alice Waters and the Trip Delicious
A lively biography that chronicles the foodie/chef's life and her work at the Edible Schoolyard.

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10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mary Hoffman & Ros Asquith (Quarto Publishing Group USA) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 5020
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The Great Big Green Book
Describing our beautiful world, author Mary Hoffman explains how to care for our big planet.

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10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mike Mullin (Tanglewood Press / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
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Ashfall Trilogy
The popular YA trilogy about life in a post-apocalyptic America: ASHFALL, ASHEN WINTER, and SUNRISE.

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10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Robin Newman & Deborah Zemke (Creston Books / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
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A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery: the Case of the Missing Carrot Cake
Miss Rabbit's carrot cake has disappeared. Whodunnit? Two mouse detectives are on the case.

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10:00am - 12:00pm
TECH LOGIC EXPECT MORE INTERACTIVE SPEAKER SERIES Author Event Hyatt Regency McCormick
DuSable/CC 21AB
Description :

Join us as we discuss how to put “People First”

Libraries and librarianship are changing — shifting focus from collections and buildings, to communities and civic empowerment. Please join us for this invitation-only event, where you will gain new tools and insight into how you can help forward community aspirations through knowledge and learning.

featuring:
Keynote: R. David Lankes, renowned author & library scholar
Industry Experts: Lori Ayer & Cheryl Gould, Galecia Group
Guest Practioner: Juliane Morian, Assoc. Dir./UX, Clinton-Macomb Public Library
Emcee: Gary Kirk, President, Tech Logic

RVSP by contacting Tech Logic 1-800-494-9330

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