Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Saturday, January 31 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Katherine Reay (Thomas Nelson) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4630
Description :

Lizzy and Jane!
A story of food, family, classic literature, and the curious bond between sisters.

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Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Kim Lutz (Sterling) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4517
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Welcoming Kitchen
Eat safe…and delicious, with this cookbook of delicious gluten- & allergy-free recipes.

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Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Lisa T Bergren (Blink) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4529
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Remnants: Season of Fire
The Remnants must travel to Italy and find a way to fight as one before it is too late.

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Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC From Reference Database to Full Discovery Service--WorldCat Discovery Connects Users and Libraries Author Event McCormick Place West
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Description :

WorldCat Discovery Services enable library staff and users to search 1.5 billion electronic, digital and physical library resources in WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive library database, and a central index of more than 2,000 e-resource collections. This program includes an introduction to this new way to search WorldCat, plus details about adding options that make WorldCat Discovery function as a full, webscale discovery service for your library. You will also learn about the latest functionality—especially staff interlibrary loan requesting and new uses for linked data—and see examples of how libraries are using WorldCat Discovery for reference and discovery.

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Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 31 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Cece Bell (Abrams Books) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4426
Description :

El Deafo
A hearing aid grants “superpowers” in this extraordinary graphic novel memoir about growing up deaf.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Stacy King (UDON Entertainment) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4932
Description :

Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice
Pride & Prejudice is delightfully transformed with gorgeous artwork in this bold manga adaptation.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Stefanie Lyons (Flux) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4916
Description :

Dating Down
A YA contemporary novel told in verse.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Tom Angleberger (Abrams Books) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4426
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The Qwikpick Papers
Tom Angleberger’s gem of a first novel—the precursor to the blockbuster Origami Yoda series.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet the Authors: Renee Grassi (Weplay) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 5034
Description :

Enhancing Storytime with Sensory Play
Learn how to get more out of your Storytime Program. Register for a giveaway - $800+ value.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Barb Rosenstock (Boyds Mills Press/Highlights Press) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4915
Description :

Ben Franklin's Big Splash
Here is the mostly true story of Ben Franklin's very first invention -- swim fins!

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Readers to Eaters / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
Description :

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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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jeanie Franz Ransom (Charlesbridge) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4617
Description :

What Really Happened to Humpty?
A hilarious nursery rhyme noir.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jen Calonita (Sourcebooks) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4317
Description :

Fairy Tale Reform School: Flunked
Get a glimpse into a reform school for Enchantasia’s most wicked in this twisted fairy tale series.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Monica Ropal (Perseus Books Group) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4126
Description :

When You Leave
In this gripping YA debut, Cass must deal with loss when her secret boyfriend is killed.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Sasha Dawn (Egmont USA) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4730
Description :

Oblivion
"Readers will feel unmoored...The book’s intensity can be overwhelming."—Booklist, starred review

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Scott Kenemore (Skyhorse Publishing) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226 f
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The Grand Hotel
A horror novel that interconnects a series of stories narrated by the desk clerk.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ted Pappas (Britannica Digital Learning) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3117
Description :

Britannica's online tools, e-books, and curriculum resources
Tap into the knowledge of experts and curriculum specialists with trusted tools from Britannica.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Travis Thrasher (Tyndale House Publishers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3928
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Willie's Redneck Time Machine
Young readers will enjoy the crazy adventures of Willie and John Luke and choose different endings!

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Brian Costello (Curbside Splendor Publishing) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4129
Description :

Losing in Gainesville
This comedic slacker novel tracks a community of regular dudes losing in every sense of the word.

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Unofficial Event
11:00am - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Otoshi (KO Kids Books / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
Description :

Two
The ebb and flow of young friendship, plus a subtle intro to the concepts of odd and even numbers.

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Unofficial Event

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