SPONSORED: Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2016 (Booth #2115)

We can’t wait to see you later this week in Orlando! Stop by the Macmillan Adult (Griffin Teen & Flatiron Books YA) booth #2115 and RSVP to all of our events!
We can’t wait to see you later this week in Orlando! Stop by the Macmillan Adult (Griffin Teen & Flatiron Books YA) booth #2115 and RSVP to all of our events!

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Saturday, June 25

The Horror! The Horror! Authors Who Write to Scare panel with Christopher Golden 8:30-10:00am Orange County Convention Center | Room W304 G-H Add to your schedule Sponsored by United for Libraries and moderated by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert, this horror panel includes Christopher Golden (DEAD RINGERS) and five other authors. A book signing will follow the program. In-booth signing with Suzanne Feldman 11:00am-12:00 noon Orange County Convention Center | Booth #2115 Suzanne Feldman will sign complimentary copies of her debut novel, ABSALOM’S DAUGHTERS. In-booth signing with Stephanie Garber 2:00-3:00pm Orange County Convention Center | Booth #2115 Stephanie Garber will sign complimentary copies of her debut YA fantasy, CARAVAL.

Sunday, June 26

YA Author Coffee Klatch 9:00-10:00am Orange County Convention Center | Room W110 Ticketed event, space is limited Enjoy coffee and meet with YALSA’s award winning authors, including Stephanie Garber (CARAVAL) and Meredith Russo (IF I WAS YOUR GIRL)! This informal coffee klatch provides an opportunity to meet authors who have appeared on one of YALSA’s six annual selected lists or have received one of YALSA’s five literary awards. Librarians will stay seated while authors rotate to different tables to talk about their books. Tickets are $25. Details and purchasing information available here. Reflecting Realities: Transgender Fiction for Today’s Tweens and Teens panel with Meredith Russo 3:00-4:00pm Orange County Convention Center | Room W102A Add to your schedule Transgender youth are identifying themselves earlier and earlier, and yet they are some of the least represented within youth literature. Join Meredith Russo (IF I WAS YOUR GIRL) and three other authors to learn about their newest works and ways to help transgender youth in your library. We Publish Diverse Children’s Books: Publishers Share Their 2016 Titles 3:00-4:00pm Orange County Convention Center | Room W300 Add to your schedule Join our very own Talia Sherer as she highlights her favorite new diverse titles published in 2016. 2016 President’s Program featuring Diane Guerrero 3:30-5:30pm Orange County Convention Center | Chapin Theater, Room W320 Add to your schedule Join ALA President Sari Feldman for the ALA Awards followed by the president’s selected guest speaker, Diane Guerrero (IN THE COUNTRY WE LOVE). “America’s libraries have advanced the American Dream by providing services and resources that welcome and support all immigrants,” says Feldman. “Diane Guerrero’s personal story is a powerful reminder of the library’s essential role in creating individual opportunity and community progress.” Well known as an actress on the hit shows Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Guerrero also volunteers with the nonprofit Immigrant Legal Resource Center and in 2015 was named a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. A book sale and signing will follow the program.
Can’t be there in person? Follow the action on Twitter at @alaannual and #alaac16.

Not going to ALA Annual?  Please email library@macmillanusa.com with your full name and mailing address for a complimentary copy of our 2016 Books for Teens poster.

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