Tucson Festival of Books 2013
Children’s and Teen Authors and Illustrators
Alan Armstrong – Author of middle grade historical fiction novels – www.randomhouse.com
Racing the Moon, Raleigh’s Page, Wittington (Newbery Honor)
Simon Arizpe – Pop-up Book Designer. www.simonarizpe.com
Star Wars, A Pop-Up Guide to the Galaxy (Reinhart) and Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs (Sabuda and Reinhart).
Heather Brewer – Author of fantasy and vampire novels for teens – www.heatherbrewer.com
The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eighth Grade Bites (graphic novel, January 2013), The Slayer Chronicles: Second Chance, The Legacy of Tril: Soulbound. Vladimir Tod Series.
Elise Broach – Author of middle grade novels and picture books – www.elisebroach.com
Treasure on Superstition Mountain, Missing on Superstition Mountain, Masterpiece, Gumption! When Dinosaurs Came with Everything.
Peter Brown – Illustrator/Author of picture books – www.peterbrownstudio.com
Creepy Carrots, YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND, Children Make Terrible Pets, Chowder, The Curious Garden.
Mary Casanova – Author of the American Girl McKenna series, picture books, and YA novels.
Frozen (YA novel), McKenna and McKenna: Ready to Fly (American Girl), Chrissa Stands Strong (American Girl), Utterly Otterly Night. www.marycasanova.com
Cinda Williams Chima. Author of YA Fantasy – http://www.cindachima.com/
The Crimson Crown, The Demon King, The Warrior Heir. Seven Realms series
Floyd Cooper – Illustrator and author of picture books – www.floydcooper.com
Something to Prove (2013), In the Land of Milk and Honey, These Hands, Beach Tale
Bruce Coville – author of middle grade novels – www.brucecoville.com
Always October, Amber Brown is Tickled Pink, My Teacher is an Alien, Unicorn Chronicles.
Elizabeth Eulberg- Author of YA humorous realistic fiction – http://www.elizabetheulberg.com/
Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality (3/2013), Take a Bow, Prom & Prejudice
Gayle Forman – Author of YA realistic fiction – http://www.gayleforman.com/
If I Stay, Where She Went, Just One Day
Jessie Hartland – Author/illustrator of nonfiction picture books – http://www.jessiehartland.com/
Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child; How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum.
Margaret Peterson Haddix – Author of middle grade and YA novels – www.haddixbooks.com
Caught (Missing Series), Game Changer, The Always War. Missing series and Shadow Children Series.
Jennifer Holm – middle grade and YA novels, Graphic series on Babymouse and Squish
Turtle in Paradise, Eighth Grade is Making Me Sick, Babymouse for President, Squish: Captain Disaster www.jenniferholm.com
A.S. King – author of adolescent novels that address social issues – www.as-king.com
Ask the Passengers, Everybody Sees the Ants, Please Ignore Vera Dietz.
Nancy Krulik – author of series books for young readers – http://www.katiekazoo.com/nancy
Katie Kazoo Switcheroo series and George Brown, Class Clown series
Lester Laminack – Author of picture books for children and professional books for educators
Three Hens and a Peacock, Saturdays and Teacakes, Bullying Hurts: Teaching Kindness Through Read Alouds and Guided Conversations. www.lesterlaminick.com
Joanne Levy – author of a humorous middle grade novel
Small Medium at Large – http://joannelevy.com/
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson – historical picture books and biography for middle grades
No Crystal Stair, Bad News for Outlaws.
Jennifer Nielsen. Author of middle grade and YA fantasy. http://www.jennielsen.com/
The False Prince, The Runaway King (March 2013). Elliot and the Goblin War.
Matt Phelan – illustrator of picture books and graphic novels. www.mattphelan.com
Around the World, Flora’s Very Windy Day, The Storm in the Barn.
Jerry Pinkney – illustrator/author. Caldecott Medal Winner – www.jerrypinkneystudio.com/
The Lion and the Mouse, Puss in Boots, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, John Henry
Antonio Sacre – Storyteller and author of bilingual picture books www.antoniosacre.com
A Mango in the Hand: A Story Told Through Proverbs; The Barking Mouse
Monika Schröder – international author of books for teens – www.monikaschroder.com
My Brother’s Shadow, Saraswati’s Way, The Dog in the Wood
Joyce Sidman – writer of poetry for children – www.joycesidman.com
Swirl by Swirl, Dark Emperor and other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), The World According to Dog, Red Swings from Treetops.
Alan Sitomer – author of novels for teens and picture books – www.alanlawrencesitomer.com
Nerd Girls – A Catastrophe of Nerdish Proportions, Nerd Girls: The Rise of the Dorkasaurus, Daddies Do It Different (picture book), The Downside of Being Up
Maggie Stiefvater – author of fantasy for teens and young adults – http://maggiestiefvater.com/
The Raven Boys, Scorpio Races, Shiver Trilogy — Shiver, Linger, Forever
R. L. Stine – Author, Scary books and horror, Goosebumps and Fear Street, http://rlstine.com/
Goosebumps Most Wanted #2: Son of Slappy (1/13), Goosebumps Most Wanted: The Haunted Mask, Goosebumps Most Wanted: Planet of the Lawn Gnomes
Tamara Ireland Stone – author of YA romance book – www.tamarairelandstone.com
Time between Us
Linda Urban – Author of middle grade novels and picture books – www.lindaurbanbooks.com
The Center of Everything (3/2013), Hound Dog True, Crooked Kind of Perfect
Pat Wilson – stories and songs for children – Braille – www.icantseebuticanimagine.com
I Can’t See . . . But I Can Imagine (print/Braille edition with CD)
Jacqueline Woodson – author of middle grade/teen novels and picture books
Each Kindness, Beneath the Meth Moon, If You Come Softly/Behind You, Pecan Pie Baby, Locomotion, Show Way. www.jacquelinewoodson.com
Arizona Authors and Illustrators
Jean Ekman Adams – Illustrator/Author of picture books
When Dogs Dream (3/2013), A Cowgirl and Her Horse, Clarence Goes Out West and Meets a Purple Horse.
Lynne Avril – illustrator – www.lynneavril.com
Amelia Bedelia’s First Vote, Amelia Bedelia Sleeps Over , Every Cowgirl Loves a Rodeo
Robin Brande – Author of middle grade fiction – www.robinbrande.com
Secret Security Squad (Books 2 and 3), Doggirl, Replay
Bradley Carroll – Author of nonfiction on law – Lawmadefun.com
Law Made Fun through Harry Potter’s Adventures.
James Deem – Author of nonfiction books for middle grades – www.jamesmdeem.com
Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America, Bodies from the Ice.
Maxwell Eaton III –Author/Illustrator of picture books and graphic novels – www.maxwelleaton.com
The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin, The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Fishy Business, Two Dumb Ducks.
Levi Fallavollita – Author, picture book on bullying. Twelve-year-old activist. www.thegoodthebadandthebullies.com
The Good, The Bad, and the Bullies
Amy Fellner Dominy – Author, realistic fiction, middle grades – www.amydominy.com
Audition and Subtraction, OyMG
Nancy Bo Flood – author of books for teens and picture books – www.nancyflood.com
Cowboy Up: Ride the Navajo Rodeo (3/2013), No-Name Baby, Warriors in the Crossfire
Chris Gall – author and illustrator of picture books – www.chrisgall.com
Revenge of the Dinotrux, Substitute Creacher, Dinotrux.
B.G. Hennessy – illustrator www.bghennessey.com
Scary Places Map Book: Corduroy Lost and Found, The Once Upon a Time Map Book
Molly Idle – Illustrator/author of picture books – www.idleillustration.com
Tea and Rex (4/2013), Flora and the Flamingo (2/2013), Molly Idle Flip Over Book
Erin Jade Lange – author of novels for teens – Butter – www.erinlange.com
Tom Leveen – author of novels for teens – Zero, Party www.tomleveen.com
Susan Lowell – author of picture books – http://www.susanlowell.com/
The Three Little Javelinas, Josefina Javelina, A Very Hairy Christmas
Lisa McMann – author of fantasy novels for teens and middle grades – www.lisamcmann.com
Crash (Visions series, 1/2013), Trap Door (Infinity Ring Series 2/2013), Island of Silence (Unwanteds series), Dead to You
DeAnn Melton & Ellen A. Cook – author and illustrator, picture book
Miracle Maxx, www.miraclemaxx.com
Seth Muller – author, Native American fantasy – www.sethmuller.com
The Great Gathering, The Day of Storms, Canyon Crossing.
S.D. Nelson – Illustrator and author, Native American traditional literature and biographies – http://www.sdnelson
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Walking on Earth and Touching the Sky, Greet the Dawn, Buffalo Bird Girl: A Hidatsa Story
Michelle Parker-Rock – Author of biographies. www.MichelleParker-Rock.com, Linda Sue Park, An Author Kids Love, Christopher Paul Curtis, An Author Kids Love
Stephanie R. Pearmain – author, nonfiction picture book – http://www.stephaniepearmain.com/
Animal BFFs: Extraordinary Ties between Unusual Friends.
Charline Profiri – author of books for young children – www.cprofiri.com
Guess Who’s in the Desert (3/2013), Counting Little Geckos
Guy Porfirio – illustrator, picture books – http://guyporfirio.com
Jump, Junk Man’s Daughter
Janette Rallison (C. J. Hill) – author of teen fantasy; realistic fiction for middle grades/teens. www.janetterallison.com
My Unfair Godmother, Blue Eyes and Other Teenage Hazards
Erasing Time (C.J. Hill), Slayers: Book 2 (C.J. Hill)
Grace Anne Remey – Author of a picture book about military deployment. 9-years-old. www.lionspridemilitary.com
Lion’s Pride: A Tail of Deployment
Adam Rex – author and illustrator of picture books and middle grade/teen fiction – www.adamrex.com
Chu’s Big Day (2/2013), Unlucky Charms (2/2013), Cold Cereal
Sheri Sinykin – author of middle grade novels and picture books – www.sherisinykin.com
Zadie Comes to Live, Giving Up the Ghost
Jan Sonnenmair – photographer and illustrator – http://www.sonnenmair.com/
Cowboy UP! Ride the Navajo Rodeo.
Midji Stephenson – author of nonfiction Grand Canyon book – www.midjistephenson.com
Whose Tail on the Trail at Grand Canyon
Conrad Storad – author of nonfiction books and picture books – www.conradstorad.com
Call Me Tuesday (2/2013), Fang and Stinger (2/2013), Arizona: Color Me Wacky, Your Circulatory System, My Science Library Series
Authors from Other Areas of the Festival
Juan Felipe Herrera – poet and author of books for middle grade/teen readers and picture books
Skate Fate. The Upside Down Boy/El nino de cabeza. Calling the Doves: El canto de las palamas. Half of the World in Light (adult) www.creativewriting.ucr.edu/people/herrera/
Joy Harjo –Author of picture books based in Native American culture (Muskogee Nation) – firstname.lastname@example.org
For a Girl Becoming, The Good Luck Cat
Guadalupe Garcia McCall – adolescent author of books focusing on Latinos – http://guadalupegarciamccall.com/
Under the Mesquite, Summer of the Mariposas
Stephan Pastis – cartoonist (Pearls Before Swine comic strip). Middle grade novel – www.stephanpastis.wordpress.com
Timmy Failure: Mistakes were Made (Feb. 2013), Pearls Freaks Out, Larry in Wonderland.
Stephen Swinburne – author of science/nature information books – www.steveswinburne.com
Ocean Soup, Sea Turtle Scientist, Coyote, Lots and Lots of Zebra Stripes.
Sneed Collard, III – author of science books and science mysteries – www.sneedbcollardiii.com
Animal Dads, Sneed B. Collard III’s Most Fun Book Ever About Lizards, Science Warriors, Cartwheel (2/13), Double Eagle.
Jennifer Ward – author of picture books on nature and animals – www.jenniferwardbooks.com
What Will Hatch (2/13), There Was An Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Fish, It’s a Jungle Out There: 52 Nature Adventures for City Kids. Way Out in the Desert, The Seed and the Giant Saguaro