Children’s Institute to Feature More Than 50 Authors and Illustrators [5]

2019 Children's Institute logoMore than 50 authors and illustrators [7] will appear at the 2019 Children’s Institute [8] over the course of three days of keynote presentations and special events.

Authors appearing at Children’s Institute, from June 26–28 in Pittsburgh, include:

  • Elizabeth Acevedo, With the Fire on High (HarperTeen)
  • Cece Bell, Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot (Candlewick Press)
  • Meg Cabot, Black Canary: Ignite (DC Zoom)
  • Elisha Cooper, River (Scholastic/Orchard Books)
  • Charlotte Nicole Davis, The Good Luck Girls (Tor Teen)
  • Julia Drake, The Last True Poets of the Sea (Hyperion)
  • David Gallaher, The Only Living Girl (Papercutz)
  • Chris and J.J. Grabenstein, Shine (Random House Books for Young Readers)
  • Shannon Greenland, Scouts (Jimmy Patterson)
  • Vashti Harrison, Sulwe (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
  • Kimberly Jones, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight (Sourcebooks Fire)
  • Erin Entrada Kelly, Lalani of the Distant Sea (Greenwillow Books)
  • Hena Khan, More to the Story (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/Salaam Reads)
  • Monica Kulling, Aunt Pearl (Groundwood Books)
  • Lindsay Lackey, All the Impossible Things (Roaring Brook Press)
  • Rajani LaRocca, Midsummer’s Mayhem (little bee books)
  • Ryan La Sala, Reverie (Sourcebooks Fire)
  • Wil Mara, DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein (DK)
  • Kwame Mbalia, Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Rick Riordan Presents)
  • Alyssa Milano, Hope #1: Project Middle School (Scholastic)
  • Oge Mora, Thank You, Omu! (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  • Brittney Morris, SLAY (Simon Pulse)
  • Maika Moulite, Dear Haiti, Love Alaine (Inkyard Press)
  • Maritza Moulite, Dear Haiti, Love Alaine (Inkyard Press)
  • Ibtihaj Muhammad, The Proudest Blue (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  • Frank Murphy, A Boy Like You (Sleeping Bear Press)
  • Innosanto Nagara, M Is for Movement (Seven Stories Press)
  • Joowon Oh, Our Favorite Day (Candlewick Press)
  • Lin Oliver, Alien Superstar: Book #1 (Amulet Books)
  • Margaret Owen, The Merciful Crow (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)
  • Ann Patchett, Lambslide (HarperCollins)
  • Jerry Pinkney, A Place to Land (Neal Porter Books)
  • Rory Power, Wilder Girls (Delacorte Press)
  • Brynne Rebele-Henry, Orpheus Girl (Soho Teen)
  • Sharon Robinson, Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963) (Scholastic Press)
  • Laura Ruby, Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All (Balzer + Bray)
  • Sergio Ruzzier, Roar Like a Dandelion (HarperCollins)
  • Jon Scieszka, AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet (Chronicle Books)
  • Steve Sheinkin, Born to Fly (Roaring Brook Press)
  • Sydney Smith, Small in the City (Neal Porter Books)
  • Maggie Stiefvater, Call Down the Hawk (Scholastic Press)
  • Sam Streed, Alfred’s Book of Monsters (Charlesbridge)
  • Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Laylas Happiness (Enchanted Lion Books)
  • Rosiee Thor, Tarnished Are the Stars (Scholastic Press)
  • Tim Tingle, Doc and the Detective (Scholastic Press)
  • Duncan Tonatiuh, Soldier for Equality: Jose De La Luz Saenz and the Great War (Abrams Books for Young Readers)
  • Chris Van Dusen, If I Built a School (Dial Books)
  • Isabel Sánchez Vergara, Little People, Big Dreams: David Bowie (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group)
  • Nancy Vo, The Ranger (Groundwood Books)
  • Renée Watson, Some Places More Than Others (Bloomsbury Children’s Books)
  • M.L. Webb, The GayBCs (Quirk Books)
  • Henry Winkler, Alien Superstar: Book #1 (Amulet Books)
  • David Yoon, Frankly in Love (Putnam)
  • Alyssa Zaczek, Martin McLean, Middle School Queen (Sterling Children’s Books)
  • Katie Zhao, The Dragon Warrior (Bloomsbury Children’s Books)

The ABC Children’s Institute is made possible by the generous support of lead sponsor Baker & Taylor and from publishers large and small [9]Learn more about the authors appearing at Children’s Institute [7] and check out the full lineup of educational programs, keynote speeches, and special events [10] on BookWeb.

Questions about the ABC Children’s Institute should be sent to childrensinstitute@bookweb.org [11].