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SummerTeen: A Celebration of Young Adult Books


A School Library Journal online event

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 10:30 AM-5:30 PM ET

Join School Library Journal and SLJTeen for SummerTeen: A Celebration of Young Adult Books and take your summer reading to new heights! Be the first to find out about the hottest upcoming titles, and attend panels on romance, science fiction, classics and more with YA’s coolest authors.

SummerTeen will bring together a blockbuster keynote with presentations on topics near and dear to the hearts of youth services and school librarians including the hottest genres and latest formats. Experience the excitement of the virtual exhibit floor with new offerings from publishers and sponsors, new book trailers, prizes and give-aways and much more.


Caroline B. Cooney, author, The Face on the Milk Carton


Maggie Stiefvater, author, Scorpio Races
Pete Hautman, author, The Obsidian Blade
A.S. King, author, The Passengers
Karen Thompson Walker, author, Age of Miracles
Andrea J. Buchanan, author, Gift
Terri Clark, author, Hollyweird
Gareth Hinds, author, The Odyssey
Johan Harstad, author, 172 Hours on the Moon
Julie Kagawa, author, Iron Fey series
Lurlene McDaniel, author, Heart to Heart
Marissa Meyer, author, Cinder
Earl Sewell, author, Keysha and Friends series
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