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Festival Author Booklist

Children

Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau

Andrea Beaty
Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau

Star Wars Jedi Academy, No. 2

Jeffrey Brown
Star Wars Jedi Academy, No. 2

Voyage

Billy Collins and Karen Romagna
Voyage

A Woman in the House (and Senate): How Women Came to the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers and Changed the Country

Ilene Cooper
A Woman in the House (and Senate): How Women Came to the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers and Changed the Country

The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos
The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

The Nuts--Bedtime at the Nut House

Eric Litwin
The Nuts--Bedtime at the Nut House

I Knead My Mommy--And Other Poems by Kittens

Francesco Marciuliano
I Knead My Mommy--And Other Poems by Kittens

Captain Underpants

Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants

Founding Mothers--Remembering the Ladies

Cokie Roberts
Founding Mothers--Remembering the Ladies

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Moto

Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor

Malcolm Little--The Boy Who Grew Up to Be Malcolm X

Ilyasah Shabazz
Malcolm Little--The Boy Who Grew Up to Be Malcolm X

Teens & Children

Antigoddess

Kendare Blake
Antigoddess

Flora and Ulysses

Kate DiCamillo
Flora and Ulysses

The Zero Degree Zombie Zone

Patrik Henry Bass and Jerry Craft
The Zero Degree Zombie Zone

Bombay Blues

Tanuja Desai Hidier
Bombay Blues

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Meg Medina
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

How I Became a Ghost

Tim Tingle
How I Became a Ghost

The Real Boy

Ann Ursu
The Real Boy

P.S. Be Eleven

Rita Williams-Garcia
P.S. Be Eleven

Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson
Brown Girl Dreaming

Boxers and Saints

Gene Luen Yang
Boxers and Saints

Picture Books

Knock, Knock--My Dad's Dream for Me

Daniel Beaty and Bryan Collier
Knock, Knock--My Dad's Dream for Me

My Teacher Is a Monster (No, I Am Not)

Peter Brown
My Teacher Is a Monster (No, I Am Not)

Baseball Is...

Louise Borden and Raul Colon
Baseball Is...

When the Beat was Born--DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

Laban Carrick Hall and Theodore Taylor
When the Beat was Born--DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

Rupert Can Dance

Jules Feiffer
Rupert Can Dance

Flora and the Penguin

Molly Idle
Flora and the Penguin

Bats in the Band

Brian Lies
Bats in the Band

Bedtime Math 2--This Time It's Personal

Laura Overdeck
Bedtime Math 2--This Time It's Personal

My Pet Book

Bob Staake
My Pet Book

Stripes of All Types;Rayas de todas las tallas

Susan Stockdale
Stripes of All Types;Rayas de todas las tallas

Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever

Judith Viorst
Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever

Children

The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate
The One and Only Ivan

Perfect Game

Fred Bowen
Perfect Game

Tito Puente: King of Mambo

Monica Brown & Rafael López
Tito Puente: King of Mambo

Locomotive

Brian Floca
Locomotive

Babymouse

Jennifer L. Holm
Babymouse

Squish: Game On!

Matthew Holm
Squish: Game On!

This Is Not My Hat

Jon Klassen
This Is Not My Hat

Bringing in the New Year

Grace Lin
Bringing in the New Year

H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination

Christopher Myers
H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination

Nelson Mandela

Kadir Nelson
Nelson Mandela

Giving Thanks

Katherine Paterson
Giving Thanks

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

Richard Peck
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America

Andrea Davis Pinkney
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America

Light in the Darkness

James Ransome
Light in the Darkness

A Ball for Daisy

Chris Raschka
A Ball for Daisy

Spaceheadz

Jon Scieszka
Spaceheadz

How Do Dinosaurs Say I’m Mad?

Mark Teague
How Do Dinosaurs Say I’m Mad?

Teens & Children

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Holly Black
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Ghost Hawk

Susan Cooper
Ghost Hawk

Mockingbird

Kathryn Erskine
Mockingbird

A Step of Faith

Richard Paul Evans
A Step of Faith

If I Ever Get Out of Here

Eric Gansworth
If I Ever Get Out of Here

The Thing About Luck

Cynthia Kadohata
The Thing About Luck

The Lost Kingdom

Matthew J. Kirby
The Lost Kingdom

Hattie Ever After

Kirby Larson
Hattie Ever After

Razorbill

D.J. MacHale
Razorbill

Crash

Lisa McMann
Crash

A Monster Calls

Patrick Ness
A Monster Calls

The Living

Matt de la Peña
The Living

Battle Magic

Tamora Pierce
Battle Magic

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Matthew Quick
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Children

Sophia’s War

Avi
Sophia’s War

The Creature from the Seventh Grade: Boy or Beast

Bob Balaban
The Creature from the Seventh Grade: Boy or Beast

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker No. 26: Pandas and Other Endangered Species: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House No. 48

Natalie Pope Boyce
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker No. 26: Pandas and Other Endangered Species: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House No. 48

Creepy Carrots

Peter Brown
Creepy Carrots

Infinity Ring Book 1: A Mutiny in Time

James Dashner
Infinity Ring Book 1: A Mutiny in Time

Llama Llama Time to Share

Anna Dewdney
Llama Llama Time to Share

BZRK

Michael Grant
BZRK

That's What I'd Do

Jewel
That's What I'd Do

Magic Tree House No. 48: A Perfect Time for Pandas

Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House No. 48: A Perfect Time for Pandas

The Art of Miss Chew

Patricia Polacco
The Art of Miss Chew

A Ball for Daisy

Chris Raschka
A Ball for Daisy

Splendors and Glooms

Laura Amy Schlitz
Splendors and Glooms

Third Grade Angels

Jerry Spinelli
Third Grade Angels

Bear Has a Story to Tell

Erin E. Stead (illustrator)
Bear Has a Story to Tell

Bear Has a Story to Tell

Philip C. Stead
Bear Has a Story to Tell

Because Amelia Smiled

David Ezra Stein
Because Amelia Smiled

Teens & Children

I, Too, Am America

Bryan Collier (illustrator)
I, Too, Am America

Pinned

Sharon Flake
Pinned

The Fault in Our Stars

John Green
The Fault in Our Stars

Burn for Burn

Jenny Han
Burn for Burn

Tilt

Ellen Hopkins
Tilt

Every Day

David Levithan
Every Day

Son

Lois
Son

True Legend

Mike Lupica
True Legend

Carnival of Souls

Melissa Marr
Carnival of Souls

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Walter Dean Myers
Autobiography of My Dead Brother

The Raven Boys

Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven Boys

Goosebumps Most Wanted #1: Planet of the Lawn Gnomes

R.L. Stine
Goosebumps Most Wanted #1: Planet of the Lawn Gnomes

Burn for Burn

Siobhan Vivian
Burn for Burn

Beneath a Meth Moon

Jacqueline Woodson
Beneath a Meth Moon

Children

  • Mary Brigid Barrett — Shoebox Sam; Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out; The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Harry Bliss — Bailey
  • Calef Brown — Boy Wonders; The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Susan Cooper — The Dark is Rising Series (Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark is Rising, Greenwich, The Grey King, Silver on the Tree); The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Carmen Agra Deedy — The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale
  • Tomie de Paola — Strega Nona
  • Chris Van Dusen — King Hugos Huge Ego; The Circus Ship Big Book; The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Jack Gantos — Dead End in Norvelt; The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Joe Hayes — The Coyote Under the Table
  • William Joyce — The Man in the Moon
  • Gregory Maguire — Out of Oz: The Final Volume in the Wicked Years; Wicked; Son of a Witch; A Lion Among Men; The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Dorie McCullough Lawson — Tex; Posterity: Letters from Great Americans to Their Children
  • John Bemelmans Marciano — Madeline at the White House; Madeline and Her Dog
  • Sam McBratney — Guess How Much I Love You (pop-up edition)
  • John McCutcheon — Christmas in the Trenches
  • Julianne Moore — Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever

Teen

  • Cassandra Clare — City of Fallen Angels (Mortal Instruments Series #4); City of Bones; City of Ashes; City of Glass
  • Susan Cooper — The Dark is Rising Series (Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark is Rising, Greenwich, The Grey King, Silver on the Tree); The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Sarah Dessen — What Happened to Goodbye
  • Jack Gantos — Dead End in Norvelt; The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Uma Krishnaswami — The Grand Plan to Fix Everything
  • Gordon Korman — Titanic No. 3: S.O.S.; The Medusa Plot (The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers Series #1)
  • Patricia McKissack — Cyborg (The Clone Codes #2); The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Shelia Moses — Joseph’s Grace
  • Kadir Nelson — Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans
  • Katherine Paterson — The Flint Heart; Brother Sun, Sister Moon
  • Gary Schmidt — Okay for Now
  • Brian Selznick — Wonderstruck
  • Rita Williams-Garcia — One Crazy Summer

Poster Artist

  • John J. Muth — Zen Ghosts

Children

  • Mary Brigid Barrett — Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out, The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Timothy Basil Ering — Snook Alone, The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Jules Feiffer — The Odious Ogre
  • Mem Fox — Let’s Count Goats
  • Margaret Patterson Haddix — Claim to Fame
  • Norman Juster — The Odious Ogre
  • Pat Mora — Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day
  • Marilyn Nelson — Snook Alone
  • Linda Sue Park — The 39 Clues: Book 9 - Storm Warning, The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Jerry Pinkney — Three Little Kittens
  • James Ransome — Gunner: Football Hero, The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Judith Viorst — Lulu and the Brontosaurus
  • Rosemary Wells — Max and Ruby’s Bedtime Book

Teen

  • M.T. Anderson — The Suburb Beyond the Stars, The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Michael Buckley — The Sisters Grimm Book Eight: The Inside Story; N.E.R.D.S. Book Two: M is for Mama’s Boy
  • Suzanne Collins — The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
  • Margarita Engle — The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette’s Journey to Cuba
  • Phillip M. Hoose — Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
  • Brad Meltzer — Heroes for My Son
  • Katherine Paterson — The Day of the Pelican, The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
  • Jane Smiley — The Georges and the Jewels
  • Jeff Smith — Bone: Tall Tales
  • Rebecca Stead — When You Reach Me

Children

  • Holly Black — The Wyrm King
  • Kate DiCamillo — The Magician’s Elephant
  • Tony DiTerlizzi — The Wyrm King, Kenny and the Dragon
  • Nikki Grimes — Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book, Voices of Christmas and Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel
  • Shannon Hale — Forest Born
  • Craig Hatkoff — Winter’s Tale: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim
  • Steven Kellogg — Pied Piper’s Magic
  • Lois Lowry — Crow Call
  • Megan McDonald — The Sisters Club: The Rule of Three
  • Charles Santore — The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The Little Mermaid: From the Story by Hans Christian Andersen
  • Jon Scieszka — Robot Zot!
  • David Shannon — Robot Zot!
  • Mo Willems — Pigs Make Me Sneeze! (An Elephant & Piggie Book) and Big Frog Can’t Fit In

Teens & Children

  • Judy Blume — Friend or Fiend? With the Pain & the Great One
  • Patrick Carman — 39 Clues: The Black Circle, Skeleton Creek, Ghost in the Machine
  • Sharon Creech — The Unfinished Angel
  • Carmen Agra Deedy — 14 Cows for America
  • Paula Deen — Paula Deen’s Cookbook for the Lunchbox Set, Paula Deen’s My First Cookbook, The Deen Family Cookbook
  • Shannon Hale — Forest Born
  • Liz Kessler — Emily Windsnap’s Friendship Book, Philippa Fisher and the Dreammaker’s Daughter
  • Jeff Kinney — Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
  • Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah — 14 Cows for America
  • Kadir Nelson — Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson
  • James Patterson — Daniel X: Watch the Skies
  • Jerry Pinkney — The Lion and the Mouse
  • Rick Riordan — The Last Olympian
  • Sharon Robinson — Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson
  • James L. Swanson — Chasing Lincoln's Killer
  • Jacqueline Woodson — Peace, Locomotion

Children

  • Tiki Barber — Kickoff!!, Go Long!
  • Jan Brett — Gingerbread Friends, Night Before Christmas (10th anniversary edition)
  • Marc Brown — Born to Read, Wild About Books
  • David A. Carter — The Big Bug Book: A Pop-up Celebration, Yellow Square
  • Doreen Cronin — Thump, Quack, Moo: A Wacky Adventure; Duck for President
  • Bob Lanier (NBA/WNBA program) — Hey L’il D! series
  • Betsy Lewin — Thump, Quack, Moo: A Wacky Adventure; Duck for President
  • Kadir Nelson — Abe’s Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball
  • Doreen Rappaport — Abe’s Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln
  • David Shannon — Too Many Toys
  • Judy Sierra — Born to Read, Wild About Books
  • Dionne Warwick — Say a Little Prayer

Teens & Children

  • Mary Brigid Barrett — Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out
  • Joseph Bruchac — March Toward the Thunder
  • Sharon M. Draper — November Blues, Copper Sun
  • Neil Gaiman — The Graveyard Book, The Dangerous Alphabet
  • Steven Kellogg — Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out
  • Katherine Paterson — Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out
  • Andrea Davis Pinkney — Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation
  • Matthew Reinhart — Fairies and Other Mythological Creatures (from the Encyclopedia Mythological series)
  • Robert Sabuda — Fairies and Other Mythological Creatures (from the Encyclopedia Mythological series)
  • Jon Scieszka — Jon Scieszka's Trucktown series, Alice in Wonderland
  • Charles R. Smith, Jr. — Chameleon, Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
  • R. L. Stine — The Scream of the Haunted Mask and Dr. Maniac v. Robby Schwartz (from the Horrorland series)
  • Judith Viorst — Nobody Here but Me

Children

  • María Celeste Arrarás — The Magic Cane
  • Ashley Bryan and Jan Spivey Gilchrist — My America
  • Carmen Agra Deedy — Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
  • Mercer Mayer — The Bravest Knight and There's a Nightmare in My Closet
  • Megan McDonald — Judy Moody & Stink: The Holly Joliday
  • Judy Schachner — Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones
  • Rosemary Wells — Red Moon at Sharpsburg and Max's ABCs
  • David Wiesner — Flotsam
  • Jacqueline Wilson — Candyfloss

Teens & Children

  • M.T. Anderson — The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1
  • Holly Black — Ironside
  • Jennifer L. Holm — Middle School is Worse Than Meatloaf
  • Gail Carson Levine — Fairy Haven and the Quest for the Wand
  • Patricia MacLachlan — Edward's Eyes
  • Patricia McCormick — Sold
  • Shelia P. Moses — The Baptism
  • Cynthia Leitich Smith — Tantalize
  • Gene Luen Yang — American Born Chinese