Author Lunch Program with Chris Barton Dazzle Ships nonfiction picture book by Chris Barton and Victo Ngai

September 23 at 11:45 am at the NCCIL, Abilene, TX

Meet Dazzle Ships author Chris Barton at the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature’s author lunch program.


Sachiko by Caren Stelson

Sachiko Reading with Caren Stelson

September 23 at 2:00 pm at the Lanesboro Art Gallery, MN

Author Caren Stelson will read from Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story as a part of Lanesboro’s “In Peace, With Honor” multi-disciplinary arts and cultural program.


Q & Ray at the Wild Rumpus

September 30 at 11:00 am at Wild Rumpus, Minneapolis

Trisha and Stephen share their new graphic novel for young readers, The Missing Mola Lisa, at the Wild Rumpus.


Melissa Koch at Arthaus3D Printing

October 7 at 3:00 pm at Arthaus, Decorah, IA

Join author Melissa Koch for a reading from 3D Printing: The Revolution in Personalized Manufacturing.


Auma's Long Run middle-grade novel by Eucabeth Odhiambo

Eucabeth Odhiambo at The Ivy Bookshop

October 12 at 7:00 pm at The Ivy Bookshop, Baltimore

Debut author Eucabeth Odhiambo introduces her middle-grade novel, Auma’s Long Run.


The Notations of Cooper Cameron Launch PartyThe Notations of Cooper Cameron middle-grade novel by Jane O'Reilly

October 24 at the Red Balloon Bookshop, St. Paul

Jane O’Reilly introduces her middle-grade novel The Notations of Cooper Cameron at the Red Balloon. More information to come.



November 3-4 in Hershey, PA

Join children’s literature authors, librarians, and bloggers to discuss current topics in the kidlit world. Authors Rebecca E. Hirsch (Plants Can’t Sit Still) and Eucabeth Odhiambo (Auma’s Long Run) and illustrator Floyd Cooper (A Spy Called James) will present.


Magers & Quinn “Women Writing Out of War” panel

November 11 at 5:00 pm at Magers & Quinn, Minneapolis, MN

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story author Caren Stelson and other Minnesota authors will discuss the effects of war on the 99th anniversary of Armistice Day.


Elana K. Arnold at Wordstock

November 11 in Portland, OR

Head to Wordstock for a day with phenomenal authors including Elana K. Arnold.