Tucson Festival of Books




I’ll be signing “The Night Before my Birthday” on Saturday, March 10th from 10:00am to 11:00amBooth 318. Signed copies will be available for purchase throughout the weekend.

“Tucson Festival of Books” is held at the University of Arizona, located at 1430 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85721. For more information visit: tucsonfestivalofbooks.org

2018 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition




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
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 Signing Area, Table 4.
1:00 – 3:30 PM Pura Belpré Celebración

Monday, June 25
9:00 – 10:00 AM Book signing of “Alma and How She Got Her Name” with Candlewick Press in Exhibit Hall, Booth# 1439.

ILA 2018 Conference



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

Phoenix Comic Fest




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.

L.A. Times Festival of Books




Each year, over 150,000 people come to the University of Southern California campus to experience a gathering of writers, poets, artists, filmmakers and musicians like no other. The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is the largest festival of its kind in the United States and is The Times’ annual gift to our city.

L.A. Times Festival of Books is located at University of Southern California Campus at University Park Campus in Los Angeles, California 90089. For more info visit: events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/

Signings and Events
Sunday, April 22nd
10:00 – 10:45pm Booth 711 – Signing “La Princesa and the Pea” at “{pages} Bookstore/Penguin Random House”.
11:30 – 12:00pm Booth 586 – Signing “Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre” at “LA Libreria”.
1:00 – 1:25pm Children’s Stage – Reading “Alma and How She Got Her Name”.
1:30 – 2:00pm Author’s Signing Area – Signing “Alma and How She Got Her Name”.

Texas Library Association Annual Conference




The TLA Annual Conference will be held at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. For more info visit: http://www.txla.org/annual-conference

Signings and Events
Wednesday, April 3rd
3:30 – 4:00 pm “Alma and How She Got Her Name” and “Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre” (Candlewick Press) – Author signing area – Aisle 12
6:00 pm Candlewick Entertaining Dinner

Thursday, April 4th
12:00 – 1:00 pm “La Princesa and the Pea” (Putnam-Penguin Random House) – Author signing area – Aisle 9
2:00 – 3:00 pm “Alma and How She Got Her Name” and “Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre” (Candlewick Press) – Mackin Educational Resources Booth

San Antonio Book Festival




The 6th annual San Antonio Book Festival will take place at the Central Library (600 Soledad) and Southwest School of Art in beautiful downtown San Antonio. For more info, visit: festival.saplf.org

Signings and Events
12:00 – 12:30 PM Holt Family Children’s Reading Tent
12:45 – 1:15 PM Signing

SCIBA Children’s Literacy Day



We are thrilled to present our annual program for Booksellers, Educators, and Librarians. We hope that you will join us for this event that promotes partnership and fellowship among people who work to promote children’s literacy on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

SCIBA Children’s Literacy Day 2018 will take place at The Garland in North Hollywood, located at 4222 Vineland Avenue.

Featured dinner speaker at the Children’s Literacy Dinner, followed by signing.

For more info visit SCIBA Children’s Literacy Day 2018.

Author Storytime at Hooray for Books!




Join us for an Author Storytime at Hooray for Books! We’ll be reading “La Princesa and the Pea”, drawing and signing copies of the book. There will be stickers to share, too.

Hooray for Books! Bookstore is located at 1555 King St in Alexandria, VA 22314. For more info call 703-548-4092 or visit hooray4books.com

Reading RockStars




I’ll be visiting TA Brown Elementary as part of the “Reading Rockstars” program on Friday, November 3rd. I look forward to meeting everyone!

*This is a School Visit and not an event open to the public.

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