Reading Schedule

Authors will read from their fiction and nonfiction picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles!

Please see the reading schedule below.

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Diane Landy

Reading at 1:15

ADVENTURES WITH ZAP

Picture Book/Activity Book

A cosmic comic book of PLAYful draw-n-write activities for ages 4-8.

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Anastasia Suen

Reading at 1:30

UP! UP! UP! SKYSCRAPER

Picture Book/Activity (Build your own flipbook!)

Take a behind-the-scenes tour as a skyscraper grows up, up, up!

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Linda Covella

Reading at 1:45

THE POWER OF A DREAM: Maria Feliciana Arballo, Latina Pioneer

Picture Book for ages 5 – 10

 Step into the year 1775 and follow pioneer Feliciana Arballo as she, her two young        daughters, and other colonists make the grueling, but life-changing, journey from Mexico to California.

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Claudia Makeyev

Reading at 1:55

THE MERMAID MANDALA COLORING BOOK: A Mer-mazing Color Therapy Experience

Tween/Teen

This Mer-mazing coloring experience is a lovely pile of fun, relaxing, ocean themed doodles for you to color and enjoy.

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Sylvia Patience

Reading at 2:00

TOTO’S TALE AND TRUE CHRONICLE OF OZ

 Middle Grade, Ages 8-12

Toto’s Tale and True Chronicle of Oz is a retelling of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz by the little dog, Toto. From him we hear what really happened, how things smelled, and what it was like to be the only one who couldn’t talk. Enjoyed by dog lovers, Oz fans, and children.

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Christine Z. Mason

Reading at 2:15

THE MYSTERY OF THE ANCIENT STONE CITY

Middle Grade, Ages 8-12

An adventure story, an astounding discovery about the ancient ruins of Nan Madol, a medicine man with magical powers—a brother and sister and their islander friend on a perilous trek through the jungle.

Readers Guide will be available at the book fair.

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C. Lee McKenzie

Q&A at 2:30

 Middle Grade Series, Ages 8-12

ALLIGATORS OVERHEAD

SOME VERY MESSY MEDIEVAL MAGIC

THE GREAT TIME LOCK DISASTER

In book one, twelve-year-old bad boy, Pete Riley, is caught in a war between the alligators and corrupt land developers. Book two finds him in Victorian England undoing the damage caused by his messy magic spell. In book three, our hero and his sidekick Weasel time travel to the Middle Ages to find a missing person before the world is forever changed.

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Misa Sugiura

Reading at 2:45

IT’S NOT LIKE IT’S A SECRET

Young Adult, Ages 13-18

Sana has spent her life keeping secrets from her friends and family. When she begins to reveal her secrets, she learns that honesty isn’t always easy. Sugiura draws from her experiences as a teacher in the Bay Area to create a sweet, funny, and refreshingly realistic exploration of race, sexuality, and family.