Events



Books by Juana Martinez-Neal

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  • Thu
    24
    May
    2018
    Mon
    28
    May
    2018
    Phoenix, AZ


    Phoenix Comic Fest is held at Phoenix Convention Center located at 100 North 3rd Street in Downtown Phoenix. For more info visit: phoenixcomicfest.com

    Saturday, March 24th
    11:30am Readings and signings at Changing Hands Bookstore Booth.

  • Thu
    21
    Jun
    2018
    Tue
    26
    Jun
    2018
    New Orleans, LA


    ALA, the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds its Annual Conference & Exhibition each summer. As the world's biggest library event, the conference brings together librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors to engage and participate in the ongoing transformation of libraries.

    ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition will be held from Thursday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 26 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans, LA. For more information, visit 2018.alaannual.org

    Signings and Events
    Saturday, June 23
    7:00 PM Pura Belpré Celebratory Dinner with the Ruth Behar, Juana Martinez-Neal, Pablo Cartaya, Celia C. Pérez, Adriana M. Garcia, and John Parra thanks to Penguin Young Readers, Cinco Punto Press, and NorthSouth to celebrate the Pura Belpré winners and honors and the 2018 Pura Belpré Committee.

    Sunday, June 24
    10:00 - 10:30 AM PopTop Stage Panel: The Yarn LIVE: The 2018 Pura Belpré Authors/Illustrators, Unraveled. El Yarn Podcast EN VIVO: Los autores Pura Belpré de 2018, desarmados! with Ruth Behar, Juana Martinez-Neal, Pablo Cartaya, and Celia C. Pérez. 30-minute discussion/interview.
    11:00 - 12:00 AM Book signing of "La Princesa and the Pea" with Penguin Young Readers in Exhibit Hall.
    1:00 - 3:30 PM Pura Belpré Celebración
    7:00 - 10:30 PM 2018 Newbery Caldecott Wilder Awards Banquet

    Sunday, June 24
    9:00 - 10:00 AM Book signing of "Alma and How She Got Her Name" with Candlewick Press in Exhibit Hall.

  • Mon
    23
    Jul
    2018
    Austin, TX

    Signings and Events
    Mon, Jul 23, 2018
    9:15-10:45 Author Panel: Portrayals of Latinx Families in Children's Literature
    Austin Convention Center
    Room: 13 - Banquet
    Capacity: 80
    Join Oralia Garza de Cortés, co-founder of the American Library Association's Pura Belpré Award, for a discussion about portrayals of Latinx families in children's literature. She'll be joined by Angela Cervantes (Me, Frida and the Secret of the Peacock Ring), Angela Dominguez (Stella Dias Has Something to Say), and Juana Martinez-Neal (Alma and How She Got Her Name).
    11:00-12:00 Signing
    1:45-3:15 Author Panel: Portrayals of Latinx Families in Children's Literature
    Austin Convention Center
    Room: 13 - Banquet
    Capacity: 80
    Join Oralia Garza de Cortés, co-founder of the American Library Association's Pura Belpré Award, for a discussion about portrayals of Latinx families in children's literature. She'll be joined by Angela Cervantes (Me, Frida and the Secret of the Peacock Ring), Angela Dominguez (Stella Dias Has Something to Say), and Juana Martinez-Neal (Alma and How She Got Her Name).
    4:30-5:30 Signing

  • Sat
    20
    Oct
    2018
    Las Vegas, NV

    Details to come.

  • Sat
    27
    Oct
    2018
    Sun
    28
    Oct
    2018
    Austin, TX

    Details to come.

  • Thu
    15
    Nov
    2018
    Sun
    18
    Nov
    2018
    Houston, TX

    Details to come.

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