Children’s Institute to Feature More Than 70 Authors and Illustrators

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    More than 70 authors and illustrators will appear at the 2018 Children’s Institute over the course of three days of keynote presentations, featured talks, and special events.

    Authors appearing at Children’s Institute, from June 19–21 in New Orleans, include:

    • Zoey Abbott, Finn’s Feather (Enchanted Lion Books)
    • Kwame Alexander, We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices: Words and Images of Hope (Crown Books for Young Readers)
    • Jonathan Auxier, Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster (Amulet)
    • David Barclay Moore, The Stars Beneath Our Feet (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers)
    • Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Little White Lies (Freeform)
    • Mac Barnett, Mac Undercover (Orchard Books)
    • Andrea Beaty, Ada Twist’s Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists (Abrams Books for Young Readers)
    • Max Brallier, The Last Kids on Earth (Viking Books for Young Readers)
    • Vera Brosgol, Be Prepared (First Second)
    • Jess Butterworth, Running on the Roof of the World (Algonquin Young Readers)
    • J.C. Cervantes, The Storm Runner (Rick Riordan Presents)
    • Jared Chapman, T. Rex Time Machine (Chronicle Books)
    • Eva Chen, Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes (Feiwel and Friends)
    • Mallika Chopra, Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More (Running Press Books)
    • Lesa Cline-Ransome, Finding Langston (Holiday House)
    • Chelsea Clinton, She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History (Philomel Books)
    • Ally Condie, The Darkdeep (Bloomsbury Childrens Books)
    • Sarah Crossan, Moonrise (Bloomsbury YA)
    • Tony DiTerlizzi, The Broken Ornament (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
    • Eric Fan, Ocean Meets Sky (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
    • Terry Fan, Ocean Meets Sky (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
    • Chris Ferrie, 8 Little Planets (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)
    • Laurie Forest, The Iron Flower (Harlequin Teen)
    • Stuart Gibbs, Spy School Goes South (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
    • Temple Grandin, Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor (Philomel Books)
    • Andy Griffiths, The 91-Story Treehouse (Feiwel & Friends)
    • Rebecca Hanover, The Similars (Sourcebooks Fire)
    • Tracy Hecht, The Peculiar Possum: The Nocturnals (Nocturnals Early Reader #3) (Fabled Films Press)
    • Monica Hesse, The War Outside (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
    • Cheryl Willis Hudson, We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices: Words and Images of Hope (Crown Books for Young Readers)
    • Wade Hudson, We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices: Words and Images of Hope (Crown Books for Young Readers)
    • Jennifer Richard Jacobson, The Dollar Kids (Candlewick Press)
    • Daniel José Older, Dactyl Hill Squad (Arthur A. Levine)
    • Julie Kagawa, Shadow of the Fox (Harlequin Teen)
    • Elliott Kalan, Horse Meets Dog (Balzer + Bray)
    • Kody Keplinger, That’s Not What Happened (Scholastic Press)
    • Jacob Kramer, Noodlephant (Enchanted Lion Books)
    • Lucy Lareau, Geeky F@b 5 Vol. 1: It’s Not Rocket Science (Papercutz)
    • Rafael López, We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands (Scholastic Press)
    • Corinna Luyken, Adrian Simcox Does Not Have a Horse (Dial Books for Young Readers)
    • Tahereh Mafi, A Very Large Expanse of Sea (HarperTEEN)
    • Mélina Mangal, The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just (Millbrook Press)
    • Lizzy Mason, The Art of Losing (Soho Teen)
    • Liz Merdian Lareau, Geeky F@b 5 Vol. 1: It’s Not Rocket Science (Papercutz)
    • Shannon Messenger, Flashback (Aladdin)
    • Charlotte Milner, The Bee Book (DK)
    • Yuyi Morales, Dreamers (Neal Porter Books)
    • Jaclyn Moriarty, The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone (Arthur A. Levine)
    • Naomi Moyer, Black Women Who Dared (Second Story Books)
    • Natasha Ngan, Girls of Paper and Fire (Jimmy Patterson)
    • Rachel Noble, Finn’s Feather (Enchanted Lion Books)
    • Cherie Priest, The Agony House (Arthur A. Levine)
    • Betty Quan, Grandmother’s Visit (Groundwood Books)
    • Brendan Reichs, The Darkdeep (Bloomsbury Children’s Books)
    • KaeLyn Rich, Girls Resist (Quirk Books)
    • Dan Richards, Stu Truly (Yellow Jacket)
    • Bill Richardson, The Bunny Band (Groundwood Books)
    • Nancy Richardson Fischer, When Elephants Fly (Harlequin Teen)
    • Victoria Schwab, City of Ghosts (Scholastic Press)
    • David Shannon, Grow Up, David! (Blue Sky Press)
    • Kevin Charles Smith, Bilge Rat—Pirate Adventurer Book 3: Demon Pirate (Journey Publications, LLP)
    • Ruth Spiro, Baby Loves Coding (Charlesbridge)
    • Hamish Steele, DeadEndia (Nobrow)
    • K-Fai Steele, Noodlephant (Enchanted Lion Books)
    • David Ezra Stein, Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise (Candlewick Press)
    • Angie Thomas, On the Come Up (Balzer + Bray)
    • Brenna Thummler, Sheets (CubHouse)
    • Katie Tsang, Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts (Sterling Children’s Books)
    • Kevin Tsang, Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts (Sterling Children’s Books)
    • Greg van Eekhout, Voyage of the Dogs (HarperCollins)
    • Scott Westerfeld, Impostors (Scholastic Press)
    • Kiersten White, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein (Delacorte Press)
    • Phoebe Yeh, We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices: Words and Images of Hope (Crown Books for Young Readers)
    • Leslie C. Youngblood, Love Like Sky (Disney-Hyperion)

    The ABC Children’s Institute is made possible by the generous support of lead sponsor Baker & Taylor and from publishers large and smallLearn more about the authors appearing at Children’s Institute and check out the full lineup of educational programs, keynote speeches, and special events on BookWeb.

    Booksellers looking to attend the 2018 ABC Children’s Institute are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Questions about the ABC Children’s Institute should be sent to childrensinstitute@bookweb.org.