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Young Readers

Middle Grade Readers

Teen readers

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DATE: APRIL 6, 2019
LOCATION: SUMMIT HIGH SCHOOL, BEND, OR
TIME: 9:30-5:00
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WHO’S IT FOR?

  • CHILDREN
  • TEENS
  • TEACHERS, PARENTS
  • WRITERS
  • ILLUSTRATORS
  • ANYONE WHO LOVES BOOKS FOR CHILDREN OR TEENS
  • THOSE WHO HOPE TO GET PUBLISHED
Who's Speaking?

2018 Caldecott Medal

ALA ALSC Notable Books

MatthewCordell
King Alice
King Alice

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • YOU WANT TO HEAR A STORY ABOUT A WOLF AND A GIRL LOST IN THE SNOW
  • YOU WANT TO LEARN ABOUT ILLUSTRATING A PICTURE BOOK
  • YOU WANT TO MEET A FAMOUS (AND VERY FUNNY) AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR!
Who's Speaking?

ALA ALSC NOTABLE BOOK

ROBERT SIBERT HONOR

Katherine Roy
EXO
Cross Fire

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • YOU LOVE ELEPHANTS AND SHE GOT TO TOUCH THEM!
  • HER ILLUSTRATIONS ARE BEAUTIFUL AND SO REAL
  • YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING NONFICTION
Who's Speaking?

NEWBERY HONOR

GREAT AMERICAN READ TOP 100

Jason Reynolds
Ghost
long way down
all american boys

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • JASON HAS WON EVERY AWARD AND MUST BE AMAZING
  • JASON IS AMAZING
  • HE KNOWS HOW TO WRITE ABOUT WHAT TEENS ARE TALKING ABOUT
Who's Speaking?

2017 OBOB TITLE

Dan Gemeinhart
The Honest Truth
Scar Island

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • YOU LOVE SURVIVAL STORIES!
  • YOU LOVE DOG STORIES (EVEN THOUGH SOMETIMES THEY MAKE US CRY)
  • YOU WANT TO LEARN HOW TO WRITE SOMETHING SUSPENSEFUL
Who's Speaking?
Amber Keyser
pointe Claw
Sneaker Century

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • SHE REALLY KNOWS HOW TO DO RESEARCH
  • YOU RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF EDGY WRITING FOR OLDER TEENS
  • SHE’S FROM CENTRAL OREGON!
Who's Speaking?

ANDRE NORTON AWARD FINALIST

2018 AURORA AWARD WINNER

OREGON SPIRIT HONOR AWARD

ALA BEST FICTION FOR YOUNG ADULTS

Fonda Lee
EXO
Cross Fire

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW TO GROW AN EXOSKELETON
  • YOU HAVE A WILD IMAGINATION AND SO DOES FONDA
  • YOU WANT TO LEARN HOW TO CREATE AND WRITE ABOUT A NEW WORLD
Who's Speaking?

DEBUT NOVEL

Catherine Alene
The Skey Between You and Me

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • YOU LOVE HORSES
  • THIS IS HER FIRST BOOK AND YOU WANT TO WRITE A FIRST BOOK
  • SHE LIVES IN CENTRAL OREGON!
Who's Speaking?

Jamie Wong

MARKETING MANAGER AT CHRONICLE BOOKS

Jamie Wong
Over and under the  pond
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns
round is a tortilla

WHY WOULD YOU GO?

  • YOU REALLY, REALLY, REALLY WANT TO GET YOUR BOOK(S) PUBLISHED
  • CHRONICLE BOOKS ARE SO DIVERSE
  • YOU WANT TO KNOW HOW TO GET STARTED AT BECOMING A WRITER

WHY WOULDN’T YOU GO?

For more infomation contact: Heather McNeil, Youth Services Manager

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