Jun 25

ALA Annual Conference

  • McCormick Place Convention Center

AAP’s Children’s/YA Author & Librarian Afternoon of Speed Dating
McCormick Place, Room S103, 3pm - 4pm

I will be signing Vanderbeeker galleys at the HMH Booth (#3111) in the Exhibitor Hall from 4pm - 5pm. I look forward to seeing you!

6:00 pm18:00

Girls Write Now Chapters Reading Series, Keynote Address

  • New York Historical Society

“Through Girls Write Now, girls are given the most important gift: a courageous voice. Through their stories and writings, the young women in this program become powerful agents for change and transformation in their own lives, their communities, and the broader world.” — Karina Glaser

For more information or to get tickets, please go to the June Chapters webpage!

11:15 am11:15

Book Expo of America

I will be at the Indie's Introduce Featured Talk at the Downtown Stage. Following the event, I will be signing Vanderbeeker galleys.

11:00 am11:00

School Library Journal Day of Dialog

  • NYU Kimmel Center

Panel II: The Sweet Spot: Captivating Middle Grade Readers


Moderator: Deborah Taylor, Coordinator, School and Student Services, Enoch Pratt Free Library


Tracey Baptiste, The Rise of the Jumbies (Algonquin)
Paul Griffin, Saving Marty (Dial)
Katherine Paterson, My Brigadista Year (Candlewick)
Jason Reynolds, Patina (Simon & Schuster)
Karina Yan Glaser, The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street (HMH)

I will be signing Vanderbeeker galleys from 5:15-6:15pm.