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Friday, October 6 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Author Signing

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Join us to shop the bookstore and get your books signed by the authors! Authors will be in the Northland Ballroom and the bookstore is at the end of the hall past the vendors.

avatar for Stephanie Bodeen

Stephanie Bodeen

Stephanie Bodeen is author of  many books for children, including the Minnesota Book Award winner Elizabeti's Doll, which was inspired by her experience in the Peace Corps in Tanzania. Her novels include the four volume middle grade adventure series Shipwreck Island and... Read More →
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Lisa Bullard

Lisa Bullard is the author of more than 90 books for children, including picture books, nonfiction titles, and the middle grade mystery Turn Left at the Cow, which is a Maud Hart Lovelace Award nominee for 2017-2018 (Divisions I & II). Her books have also won several other... Read More →
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Roseanne Cheng

Marketing Director, Wise Ink Creative Publishing
Roseanne Cheng is a former high school English teacher, mother of two, and author of two award-winning books for kids. She's passionate about telling stories that gets kids and families talking about their place in the world. 
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Terri Degezelle

Author and Photographer, Terri DeGezelle has published more than 60 children’s non-fiction titles, and over 100 magazine articles and several photos in national publications. Her newest title, Simon of Cyrene, the Legend of the Easter Egg debuted March of 2017, published by Pauline... Read More →
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Brian Farrey-Latz

Brian Farrey’s debut novel, WITH OR WITHOUT YOU, was named a Stonewall honor book by the American Library Association and the 2012 Minnesota Book Award winner for Young People’s literature. The first book in his critically acclaimed middle grade fantasy series (THE VENGEKEEP... Read More →
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Shannon Gibney

Shannon Gibney is a writer, educator, activist, and the author of See No Color (Carolrhoda Lab, 2015), a young adult novel that won the 2016 Minnesota Book Award in Young Peoples' Literature. Gibney is faculty in English at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, where she teaches... Read More →
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Michael Hall

Michael Hall is the New York Times bestselling author of My Heart Is Like a Zoo as well as the critically acclaimed Red: A Crayon's Story, Perfect Square, Frankencrayon, and Little i. Before becoming an author, Michael was a graphic designer whose work has been widely recognized for... Read More →
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David LaRochelle

David LaRochelle has been creating books for young people for over twenty-five years. His many picture book titles include The Best Pet of All, How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans, Moo!, and This is NOT a Cat! He is the recipient of the Sid Fleischman Humor Award... Read More →
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Mary Losure

From the titles, you might think Mary Losure’s books are fiction. But she assures you that every word of ISAAC THE ALCHEMIST: SECRETS OF ISAAC NEWTON, REVEAL’D is not only true, but documented with primary sources. So is WILD BOY: THE REAL LIFE OF THE SAVAGE OF AVEYRON and even... Read More →
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Tracy Nelson Maurer

Tracy has researched and written more than 100 books for children and young adults. Her picture-book biography, John Deere, That's Who! (Henry Holt, 2017), was named a Junior Library Guild Selection, and another picture-book biography, Noah Webster’s Fighting Words (Millbrook... Read More →
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Miranda Paul

Regional Advisor, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Miranda Paul is an award-winning picture book author whose titles include One Plastic Bag and Water is Water, both named Junior Library Guild selections. Her books have received starred reviews from School Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly in addition to being named... Read More →
avatar for Laura Purdie Salas

Laura Purdie Salas

Children's author & poet
Former teacher Laura Purdie Salas has written more than 125 books for kids, including the Can Be… series (Bank Street Best Books, IRA Teachers’ Choice), BookSpeak!  (Minnesota Book Award, NCTE Notable), and If You Were the Moon. Laura loves doing school visits and also... Read More →
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Lorenz Schrenk

Owner, Monad Publications
The author is a retired research and development manager and railroad historian. He has degrees from The George Washington University and The Ohio State University. He was a co-founder of one of the first Montessori schools in Minnesota. His published works include five major books... Read More →
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Phuoc Thi Minh Tran

Phuoc Thi Minh Tran , the first Vietnamese librarian in Minnesota, a respected storyteller, a 2016 Minnesota State Fair Blue Ribbon author, and a published and award winning author,  has shared her experiences and knowledge of Vietnamese culture at various cultural events... Read More →
avatar for Tammy Wilson

Tammy Wilson

Tammy Wilson is an elementary principal in Saint Cloud, MN.  Working in a school with a high Somali population, she saw a need for her students to see themselves represented in literature.  This compelled her to write a book to not only inspire children, but also educate adults... Read More →
avatar for Mike Wohnoutka

Mike Wohnoutka

Mike Wohnoutka is the author and illustrator of “Little Puppy and the Big Green Monster” and “Dad’s First Day”,  both Minnesota Book Award finalists. He has also illustrated more than twenty other children's books, including “Moo!” written by David LaRochelle... Read More →

Friday October 6, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
Northland Ballroom

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