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Authors/Speakers at TLA 2021



Authors will be visiting via the Exhibitor’s Booth in the virtual exhibit hall. They may also be a Speaker at an event. Use your mouse to hover over an author's name below, you will see all of their visit times as well as their speaking events.

Questions? Contact Kasey Hyde at kaseyh@txla.org
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Author Visits:
Salima Alikhan 04/23/2021 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Reycraft Books

Kathi Appelt 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Lynn Austin 04/22/2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tyndale House Publishers

Jonathan Auxier 04/22/2021 10:00 am - 10:30 am ABRAMS The Art of Books

Annie Barrows 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Kidlit Author/Illustrator Dream Teams
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Bound To Stay Bound Books

Leanne Boucher 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm American Psychological Association: APA Style, Magination Press Children's Books

Dustin Brady 04/22/2021 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Publisher Spotlight
04/24/2021 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Publisher Spotlight

Joe Bruchac 04/22/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Reycraft Books
04/24/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Reycraft Books

Marc Cameron 04/23/2021 11:15 am - 11:35 am Baker & Taylor

Viola Canales 04/23/2021 11:15 am -11:35 am Arte Público Press
04/24/2021 11:45 am - 12:00 pm Arte Público Press

Ally Carter 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Alton Carter 04/23/2021 10:00 am - 10:30 am RoadRunner Press, The
04/24/2021 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Samantha M. Clark 04/23/2021 10:15 am - 10:25 am Follett / Follett Book Fairs
04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Simon & Schuster, Inc.
04/24/2021 10:00 am - 10:30 am SCBWI - Texas

Henry Cole 04/23/2021 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Peachtree Publishing Company
/ Fred Bowen
Kalli Dakos 04/24/2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm American Psychological Association: APA Style, Magination Press Children's Books

Roy Deering 04/22/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm RoadRunner Press, The
04/23/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Peggy Doviak 04/22/2021 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm RoadRunner Press, The
04/24/2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am RoadRunner Press, The

Erin Soderberg Downing 04/23/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Holiday House

Kim Dwinell 04/24/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
/ Jarod Rosello
Bridget Farr 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Marty Rhodes Figley 04/23/2021 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Lisa Fipps 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit
04/23/2021 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Perma-Bound Books
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up

Candace Fleming 04/24/2021 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Holiday House
/ Eric Rohmann
Carolyn Dee Flores 04/22/2021 10:30 am - 10:40 am SCBWI - Texas

Claire Freeland 04/23/2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm American Psychological Association: APA Style, Magination Press Children's Books

Caseen Gaines 04/24/2021 11:35 am - 11:55 am Baker & Taylor
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM You CAN Handle the Truth: Non-Fiction Authors

Xavier Garza 04/22/2021 12:50 pm - 1:10 pm Arte Público Press
04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tejas Star Celebration: Quality Bilingual and Spanish Titles since 2007
04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Arte Público Press
04/24/2021 11:15 am - 11:35 am Arte Público Press

Romy Natalia Goldberg 04/23/2021 5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators - Texas Chapters

Linda Goldfarb 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Storybook Theatre of Texas
04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Storybook Theatre of Texas

Judy Goldman 04/24/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Reycraft Books

Rachel Griffin 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Baker & Taylor

Dan Gutman 04/24/2021 10:00 am - 10:30 am Holiday House

Bill Harley 04/22/2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Storytelling Concert: Empowering Voices!
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Peachtree Publishing Company

Barbara Hay 04/23/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm RoadRunner Press, The
04/24/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Joe Hight 04/22/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm RoadRunner Press, The
04/24/2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am RoadRunner Press, The

Ian Hoffman 04/23/2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm American Psychological Association: APA Style, Magination Press Children's Books
/ Sarah Hoffman
Olivera Jankovska 04/22/2021 2:15 pm - 2:25 pm SCBWI - Texas

Gail Jarrow 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Boyds Mills and Kane

Rashin Kheiriyeh 04/24/2021 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Reycraft Books

Aram Kim 04/24/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Holiday House

Susie Kralovansky 04/22/2021 11:45 am - 11:55 pm SCBWI - Texas

Kirsten Larson 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Boyds Mills and Kane
/ Linsday Metcalf
Lori M. Lee 04/23/2021 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Lindsay Leslie 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm SCBWI - Texas

Brian Lies 04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

T. I. Lowe 04/22/2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jarred Lujan 04/24/2021 10:00 am - 10:30 am Publisher Spotlight

Kyle Lukoff 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Reycraft Books
04/24/2021 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Perma-Bound Books
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Thrills and Chills for Kids!

Vikram Madan 04/23/2021 11:00 am - 11:30 am Boyds Mills and Kane

Crystal Maldonado 04/22/2021 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Holiday House

Mari Mancusi 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Tracy Marchini 04/24/2021 11:00 am - 11:30 am Page Street Kids

Sherri Maret 04/22/2021 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Juana Martinez-Neal 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Follett / Follett Book Fairs

Joy McCullough 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up
04/24/2021 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Perma-Bound Books
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Teen Mental Health in YA Lit

Donalyn Miller 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Perma-Bound Books

Lucas Miller 04/22/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist
04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Magnify STEM Disciplines in Your Library, Naturally!
04/23/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist
04/24/2021 11:00 am - 11:30 am Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist

Beth Mills 04/23/2021 3:45 pm - 3:55 pm SCBWI - Texas

DiAnn Mills 04/22/2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tyndale House Publishers

Bill Minutaglio 04/24/2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am University of Texas Press

Johnny Ray Moore 04/23/2021 11:00 am - 11:30 am Reycraft Books

Diane Morrow-Kondos 04/22/2021 11:00 am - 11:30 am RoadRunner Press, The
04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Roxie Munro 04/23/2021 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Holiday House

Duane Murray 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm IDW Publishing
/ Shawn Daley
Sarah Noble 04/22/2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Nobrow/Flying Eye Books

Kathryn Otoshi 04/23/2021 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Publisher Spotlight
04/24/2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Publisher Spotlight

Jamie Pacton 04/23/2021 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Page Street Kids

Steve Pemberton 04/23/2021 11:15 am - 12:00 pm HarperCollins Christian Publishing / HarperCollins Focus

Kate Pentecost 04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A.K. Pittman 04/23/2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am Tyndale House Publishers

Marcia Preston 04/22/2021 10:00 am - 10:30 am RoadRunner Press, The
04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Krystal Ribble 04/23/2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Dexterity Books

Rosie Rivera 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm HarperCollins Christian Publishing / HarperCollins Focus

Nicholas Roland 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm University of Texas Press

Jarod Rosello 04/24/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm IDW Publishing
/ Edgar Camacho
Lupe Ruiz-Flores 04/22/2021 10:00 am - 10:10 am SCBWI - Texas

Richard Santos 04/22/2021 1:15 pm - 1:35 pm Arte Público Press
04/23/2021 1:25 pm - 1:45 pm Arte Público Press
04/24/2021 12:15 pm - 12:35 pm Arte Público Press

Anna Garcia Schaper 04/23/2021 11:40 am - 12:00 pm Arte Público Press
04/24/2021 12:45 pm - 1:05 pm Arte Público Press

Michelle Schusterman 04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm SCBWI - Texas

Betty Selakovich Casey 04/24/2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm RoadRunner Press, The

Meghan Senkel 04/22/2021 5:30 pm - 5:40 pm SCBWI - Texas

Neal Shusterman 04/22/2021 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm Baker & Taylor
04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM A Conversation with Neal Shusterman

Carol Simpson 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Copyright in the Age of Pandemics
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm ABC-CLIO
/ Sara Wolf
Suzanne Slade 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Peachtree Publishing Company

Traci Sorell 04/22/2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am Reycraft Books

Catherine Stier 04/22/2021 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm SCBWI - Texas

Don Tate 04/22/2021 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Peachtree Publishing Company
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Fight the Good Fight! Social Justice Non-fiction for Children

Christine Taylor-Butler 04/22/2021 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Reycraft Books

Wayne Thorburn 04/22/2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm University of Texas Press

Luther Tsai 04/24/2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Reycraft Books

Colleen Venable 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Go, Graphic Novels, Go!
04/24/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Follett / Follett Book Fairs
/ Stephanie Yue
Bee Walsh 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Gareth Stevens Publishing, Inc./ Enslow Publishers

Jasmine Warga 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Follett / Follett Book Fairs

Donna Washington 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Peachtree Publishing Company

Annette Whipple 04/23/2021 10:00 am - 10:30 am Reycraft Books

Jeff Zwiers 04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Reycraft Books


Speakers:
Olivia Abtahi 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM YA Rom-Com Teens Love Romantic Comedies Too!

Dahlia Adler 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Daniel Aleman 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Latinx Voices in YA Lit

S. Ali 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM YA Rom-Com Teens Love Romantic Comedies Too!

Gloria Amescua 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM #OwnVoices and #DignidadLiteraria: Advocating for Marginalized Voices in the Literary Scene PRESIDENT'S PROGRAM

Charlie Jane Anders 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM The Creative Pen: YA Authors Chat about the Craft

Chelsea Anderson 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Working with Neurodiverse Students in the College Setting

Katherine Applegate 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Move Over Dick and Jane! Connecting Beginning Readers to Fun Reads

Jawad Arash 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Power of Friendship in YA Lit

Micha Archer 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Beautiful World of Picture Books

Andrew Aydin 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Your Public Library Presents: Andrew Aydin

Tracey Baptiste 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Be a Voice: Anti-Racism in Children's Books

Annie Barrows 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Kidlit Author/Illustrator Dream Teams
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Bound To Stay Bound Books

Kalynn Bayron 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM A Tale as Old as Time: YA Classic Story Retellings

Ruth Behar 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM More Than Just Friendships: Allies in Middle Grade Fiction

Sophie Blackall 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Kidlit Author/Illustrator Dream Teams

Angeline Boulley 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Suspense is Killing Me!

David Bowles 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Windows and Mirrors: Mexican American Literature for Youth with the Rivera Book Award
04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Go, Graphic Novels, Go!
04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Latinx Voices in YA Lit

Erin Bowman 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Through Space and Time: YA Sci-Fi

Vanessa Brantley Newton 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM This is My Story: #ownvoices for Children

Asha Bromfield 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Stories of Resilience: Diverse Voices in YA Lit

Vera Brosgol 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sometimes, You've Just Gotta Laugh! Humor in Books for Kids of All Ages

Monica Brown 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tejas Star Celebration: Quality Bilingual and Spanish Titles since 2007

Peter Brown 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sometimes, You've Just Gotta Laugh! Humor in Books for Kids of All Ages

Mahogany Browne 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up

Meghan Browne 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Hopes and Dreams: Four New Books Highlighting Texas

Ross Burach 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM 2x2 Reading List Showcase

Todd Burleson 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Virtual Storytime: Copyright and Connecting to Patrons Online

Peter Catalanotto 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Seeing Other's Perspectives Through Children's Literature

Olivia Chadha 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Through Space and Time: YA Sci-Fi

Nidhi Chanani 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM This is My Story: #ownvoices for Children

Tami Charles 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Marginalized Voices Rise Up: A Conversation with Sharon Flake and Tami Charles

Ernesto Cisneros 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Bridging Two Worlds: Children of Immigrants in Middle Grade Fiction

Dhonielle Clayton 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM The Creative Pen: YA Authors Chat about the Craft

Brooke Corso 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Creating Inviting Spaces for Non-Readers
04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Library 24/7/365: How to Promote Your Program to Families at Home

Mike Curato 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Julie C. Dao 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM A Tale as Old as Time: YA Classic Story Retellings

Sayantani DasGupta 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Thrills and Chills for Kids!

Jacqueline Davies 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sometimes, You've Just Gotta Laugh! Humor in Books for Kids of All Ages

Charlotte Nicole Davis 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Stories of Resilience: Diverse Voices in YA Lit

Matt de la Pena 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Kidlit Author/Illustrator Dream Teams

Justin Deabler 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Authors for Your Book Club

Barbara Dee 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM More Than Just Friendships: Allies in Middle Grade Fiction

Jessica Denke 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Creative and Inclusive Wayfinding

Alda P. Dobbs 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Hopes and Dreams: Four New Books Highlighting Texas

Angela Dominguez 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Coming Soon to a Shelf Near You: Star-studded Middle Grade Fiction

Michelle Easley 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Disrupt Inequity with Your School Library Program
04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Open Your Virtual Doors

H.E. Edgmon 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Safia Elhillo 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up

Sarah Everett 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Secrets and Lies: Unreliable Narrators in YA Lit

Lisa Fipps 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit
04/23/2021 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Perma-Bound Books
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up

Sharon Flake 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Marginalized Voices Rise Up: A Conversation with Sharon Flake and Tami Charles

Amanda Folk 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Exploring Black/African American Undergraduate Experiences in Libraries PRESIDENT'S PROGRAM

Namina Forna 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM YA: Characters Who Speak Truth to Power

Heather Fox 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Go, Graphic Novels, Go!

Laura Freeman 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM This is My Story: #ownvoices for Children

Caseen Gaines 04/24/2021 11:35 am - 11:55 am Baker & Taylor
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM You CAN Handle the Truth: Non-Fiction Authors

Savanna Ganucheau 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Little Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Showcase

Gabriela Garcia 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Authors for Your Book Club

Camryn Garrett 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM YA: Characters Who Speak Truth to Power

Xavier Garza 04/22/2021 12:50 pm - 1:10 pm Arte Público Press
04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tejas Star Celebration: Quality Bilingual and Spanish Titles since 2007
04/23/2021 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Arte Público Press
04/24/2021 11:15 am - 11:35 am Arte Público Press

Kimberly Gay 04/23/2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Black Caucus Round Table 31st Anniversary Celebration: State of African American Librarians and Libraries
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Beyond Pride Month: Integrating LGBTQ+ Services
04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Creating LGBTQ+ Spaces in Academic Libraries
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM High School to College Transition: How Can Librarians Help?

Whitney Grandison 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Stories of Resilience: Diverse Voices in YA Lit

Tommy Greenwald 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Lone Star Reading List

Gwin Grimes 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Speed Dating with Planners for Adult Programs

Nikki Grimes 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM YA: Characters Who Speak Truth to Power

Rukhsanna Guidroz 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up

Shannon Hale 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Children's Round Table Hosts A Conversation with Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham

Bill Harley 04/22/2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Storytelling Concert: Empowering Voices!
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Peachtree Publishing Company

Kristin Harmel 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Lariat List Author Panel

Charise Harper 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sometimes, You've Just Gotta Laugh! Humor in Books for Kids of All Ages

Shawn Harris 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Beautiful World of Picture Books

Joe Hayes 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tejas Star Celebration: Quality Bilingual and Spanish Titles since 2007

Joan He 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Through Space and Time: YA Sci-Fi

April Henry 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Lone Star Reading List

Carlos Hernandez 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sometimes, You've Just Gotta Laugh! Humor in Books for Kids of All Ages

Donna Higuera 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM This is My Story: #ownvoices for Children

Kathy Hillman 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Small Talk Is a Big Deal
04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Libraries, Advocates and Friends: Empowering Partnerships

Ananth Hirsh 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Through Space and Time: YA Sci-Fi

Jennifer Holm 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Little Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Showcase

Ekua Holmes 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Fight the Good Fight! Social Justice Non-fiction for Children

Wade Hudson 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Be a Voice: Anti-Racism in Children's Books

June Hur 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Suspense is Killing Me!

Shaun Hutchinson 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM TAYSHAS Reading List

Tiffany D. Jackson 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Black Caucus Round Table Author Session
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM YA: Characters Who Speak Truth to Power

Kim Johnson 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Stories of Resilience: Diverse Voices in YA Lit

Maureen Johnson 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM A Tale as Old as Time: YA Classic Story Retellings

Varian Johnson 04/24/2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Teacher Day @ TLA

Frederick Joseph 04/22/2021 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM General Session I - Frederick Joseph

Kaylani Juanita 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Beautiful World of Picture Books

Marisa Kanter 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM YA Rom-Com Teens Love Romantic Comedies Too!

Brigid Kemmerer 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM TAYSHAS Reading List

Rob Kenney 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM You CAN Handle the Truth: Non-Fiction Authors

Caroline Kepnes 04/22/2021 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM Evening with the Authors

Ramona Kerby 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Shaping School Library Collections to Inspire Engagement

Hena Khan 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Coming Soon to a Shelf Near You: Star-studded Middle Grade Fiction

Jessica Kim 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Bridging Two Worlds: Children of Immigrants in Middle Grade Fiction

Jonathan Klassen 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Move Over Dick and Jane! Connecting Beginning Readers to Fun Reads

Michael Koresky 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM You CAN Handle the Truth: Non-Fiction Authors

Gordon Korman 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit

Rajani LaRocca 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM This is My Story: #ownvoices for Children
04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Bridging Two Worlds: Children of Immigrants in Middle Grade Fiction

Stacey Lee 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM TAYSHAS Reading List

David Levithan 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Coming Soon to a Shelf Near You: Star-studded Middle Grade Fiction

Elizabeth Lim 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM A Tale as Old as Time: YA Classic Story Retellings

Attica Locke 04/24/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Closing Keynote : All Conference Read

E. Lockhart 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Secrets and Lies: Unreliable Narrators in YA Lit

Margie Longoria 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Latinx Voices in YA Lit
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM I Learned to Hate Racism in the Library; The Power of Literature to Change Hearts

Kyle Lukoff 04/22/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Reycraft Books
04/24/2021 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Perma-Bound Books
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Thrills and Chills for Kids!

Samantha Mabry 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Spirit of Texas Reading List

Kekla Magoon 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Lone Star Reading List
04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM This is My Story: #ownvoices for Children

Rebekah Manley 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Letters About Literature: Student Engagement and Inclusion

Halimah Marcus 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM You CAN Handle the Truth: Non-Fiction Authors

Juana Martinez-Neal 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Beautiful World of Picture Books

Stacy McAnulty 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Coming Soon to a Shelf Near You: Star-studded Middle Grade Fiction

Matthew McConaughey 04/22/2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Spotlight Author Session

Joy McCullough 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up
04/24/2021 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Perma-Bound Books
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Teen Mental Health in YA Lit

Emma McDonald 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Advocate This, Not That

Christian McKay Heidicker 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Thrills and Chills for Kids!

L.L. McKinney 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM A Tale as Old as Time: YA Classic Story Retellings

Anna-Marie McLemore 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM A Tale as Old as Time: YA Classic Story Retellings

Karen McManus 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Suspense is Killing Me!

Casey McQuiston 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Authors for Your Book Club

Tehlor Kay Mejia 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Thrills and Chills for Kids!

Yamile Mendez 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Latinx Voices in YA Lit

Lily Menon 04/22/2021 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM Evening with the Authors

Anna Merlan 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Radical Misinformation: How Extreme Ideas Attain Legitimacy

Marissa Meyer 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM The Creative Pen: YA Authors Chat about the Craft

Lucas Miller 04/22/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist
04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Magnify STEM Disciplines in Your Library, Naturally!
04/23/2021 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist
04/24/2021 11:00 am - 11:30 am Lucas Miller, Singing Zoologist

Shannon Miller 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM School Librarians Surfing the 6 Cs with Wakelet

Taylor Moore 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Authors for Your Book Club

Bethany C. Morrow 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Power of Friendship in YA Lit

Maika Moulite 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Stories of Resilience: Diverse Voices in YA Lit

Julie Murphy 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Lone Star Reading List

Alessandra Narváez Varela 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Secrets and Lies: Unreliable Narrators in YA Lit

Trung Le Nguyen 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Barbara O'Connor 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit

Rex Ogle 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Spirit of Texas Reading List

Mallory O'Meara 04/22/2021 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM Evening with the Authors

Kenneth Oppel 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Thrills and Chills for Kids!

Erin O'Toole 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Working with Neurodiverse Students in the College Setting

Tracey Overbey 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Exploring Black/African American Undergraduate Experiences in Libraries PRESIDENT'S PROGRAM

Emily X.R. Pan 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM The Creative Pen: YA Authors Chat about the Craft

Linda Park 04/24/2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM General Session III - Linda Sue Park

Karyn Parsons 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Fight the Good Fight! Social Justice Non-fiction for Children

Gary Paulsen 04/23/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Library Friends, Trustees, & Advocates Author and Awards Session

Kristin Pekoll 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Burn, Censor, Sanitize: Trends in Intellectual Freedom Challenges
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Are You Ready?: Planning for Intellectual Freedom Challenges

Zeke Pena 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Windows and Mirrors: Mexican American Literature for Youth with the Rivera Book Award

Leuyen Pham 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Children's Round Table Hosts A Conversation with Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham

Randi Pink 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM YA: Characters Who Speak Truth to Power

Andy Pizza 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Kidlit Author/Illustrator Dream Teams

Greg Pizzoli 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Move Over Dick and Jane! Connecting Beginning Readers to Fun Reads

Rory Power 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Suspense is Killing Me!

Kim Powers 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Authors for Your Book Club

Jarrett Pumphrey 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Beautiful World of Picture Books

Jerome Pumphrey 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Beautiful World of Picture Books

Dr. Raymond Pun 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Empowering Our Global and Local Communities: Activities by the Members of Chinese American Librarians Association

Alma Ravenell 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Retirees Never Really Retire

Jared Reck 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM TAYSHAS Reading List

Dwayne Reed 04/23/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Library Friends, Trustees, & Advocates Author and Awards Session
04/24/2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Teacher Day @ TLA

Trent Reedy 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Power of Friendship in YA Lit

Aaron Reynolds 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sometimes, You've Just Gotta Laugh! Humor in Books for Kids of All Ages

Dede Rios 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Empower Voices: Training for Facilitating Online Book Clubs with Diversity Themes

Margaret Rogerson 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM TAYSHAS Reading List

Barb Rosenstock 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Virtual Storytime: Copyright and Connecting to Patrons Online

Julia Rubin 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Carrie Russell 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Copyright in the Age of Pandemics

Federico Salas-Isnardi 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Building Cultures of Respect

Andrea Sanderson 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM #OwnVoices and #DignidadLiteraria: Advocating for Marginalized Voices in the Literary Scene PRESIDENT'S PROGRAM

Kyle Scheele 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Kidlit Author/Illustrator Dream Teams

Laura Amy Schlitz 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM TAYSHAS Reading List

Ilyasah Shabazz 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Black Caucus Round Table Author Session
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM YA: Characters Who Speak Truth to Power

Steve Sheinkin 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Lone Star Reading List

Laura Shovan 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM More Than Just Friendships: Allies in Middle Grade Fiction

Neal Shusterman 04/22/2021 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm Baker & Taylor
04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM A Conversation with Neal Shusterman

Laura Silverman 04/23/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The Power of Friendship in YA Lit

Toni Simmons 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Empower Your Storytelling Voice! Tips and Techniques for Beginning Storytellers

Carol Simpson 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Copyright in the Age of Pandemics
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm ABC-CLIO
/ Sara Wolf
Rebekkah Smith Aldrich 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Creating Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change
04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Sustainable Thinking: Creating Environmental, Fiscal, and Social Equity in Libraries PRESIDENT'S PROGRAM

Mika Song 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Move Over Dick and Jane! Connecting Beginning Readers to Fun Reads

Katarina Spears 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Teen Mental Health in YA Lit

Rebecca Stead 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit

Julie Stivers 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Auditing our School Library Space + Program with an Equity Lens

Ray Stoeve 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Nic Stone 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit
04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM YA: Characters Who Speak Truth to Power

Francisco Stork 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Teen Mental Health in YA Lit

Jonathan Stutzman 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Go, Graphic Novels, Go!

Nova Ren Suma 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM The Creative Pen: YA Authors Chat about the Craft

Don Tate 04/22/2021 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Peachtree Publishing Company
04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Fight the Good Fight! Social Justice Non-fiction for Children

Christina Taylor 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Raúl the Third 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Move Over Dick and Jane! Connecting Beginning Readers to Fun Reads

Aiden Thomas 04/22/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Read with PRIDE:YA LGBTQ+ Lit

Tim Tingle 04/22/2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Storytelling Concert: Empowering Voices!

Danny Trejo 04/22/2021 6:30 PM - 7:10 PM TLA After Hours Keynote

Christian Trimmer 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Beautiful World of Picture Books

Evan Turk 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Fight the Good Fight! Social Justice Non-fiction for Children

Colleen Venable 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Go, Graphic Novels, Go!
04/24/2021 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Follett / Follett Book Fairs
/ Stephanie Yue
Padma Venkatraman 04/22/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM More Than Just Friendships: Allies in Middle Grade Fiction

Julia Walton 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Teen Mental Health in YA Lit

Jasmine Warga 04/22/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Tackling Tough Topics in Middle Grade Lit
04/23/2021 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Follett / Follett Book Fairs

Renee Watson 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Coming Soon to a Shelf Near You: Star-studded Middle Grade Fiction

Carole Weatherford 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up

Steven Weinberg 04/24/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Move Over Dick and Jane! Connecting Beginning Readers to Fun Reads

Candy Wellins 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Hopes and Dreams: Four New Books Highlighting Texas

Jennie Wexler 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Teen Mental Health in YA Lit

Dorothy Wickenden 04/24/2021 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM You CAN Handle the Truth: Non-Fiction Authors

Kimberly Willis Holt 04/23/2021 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Coming Soon to a Shelf Near You: Star-studded Middle Grade Fiction

Cheryl Willis Hudson 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Be a Voice: Anti-Racism in Children's Books

Janet Wong 04/23/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 17th Annual Poetry Round Up

Anping Wu 04/22/2021 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Reflecting Diversity in Your Library's Catalog: Moving Beyond the Limitations of Library of Congress and Dewey

Stephanie Yue 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Go, Graphic Novels, Go!

Sylvia Zéleny 04/23/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Latinx Voices in YA Lit