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Mar

25

2013

A Recap in Pictures of the NYC Teen Author Festival

Filed under: Check-it-out, Community, Reading, School Visits, Touching the Surface, YA Books, Young Adult (YA)

A recap of the NYC Teen Author Festival!!!!

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Thursday March 21st was the NYC Big Read Event. And I was with this fabulous group at the High School of Fashion Industries.

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Alexandra Monir, Aaron Hartzler, Kimberly Sabatini, Amy Spalding, Kody Keplinger, Jessica Spotswood,Tiffany Schmidt and Sarah Mlynowski

Besides loving the students at the High School of Fashion Industries, I loved their library and the special Charles Nolan room…

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 And everything is always better with a little lunch!!!!

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Saturday March 23, Symposium at the NY Public Library!!!!!

IMG_3893 A FABULOUS Panel!!!!

Defying Description: Tacking the Many Facets of Identity in YA

A.S. King, Aaron Hartzler, Marissa Calin, Jacqueline Woodson and David Levithan

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AND I DID A READING AT THE NY PUBLIC LIBRARY!!!!! UGH–I DON’T HAVE A PICTURE OF ME READING, BUT THIS IS ME AT THE LIBRARY!!!!! SQUEE!!!!!

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And this panel was so big I couldn’t get them all in one shot LOL!

Under Many Influences: Shaping Identity When You’re a Teen Girl

Katie Sise, Kathryn Williams, Jen Calonita, Hilary Weisman Graham, Deborah Heiligman, Amy Spalding, Kody Keplinger and Moderated by Terra Elan McVoyIMG_3898IMG_3897 2

And…Born This Way: Nature, Nurture, and Paranormalcy

But unfortunately, I had to leave and meet my hubby and kids before the end of the event. Although perhaps it wasn’t so bad because after a yummy dinner, we took the boys to see…

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Although, not my favorite Broadway show, the boys loved it and I really got a kick out of the sets and the stunts.

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Breakfast in a room with a view, then off to Books of Wonder!!!! Which was WONDERFUL!!!! And spotted….K.M. Walton in Books of Wonder with a reader absorbed in EMPTY. I had to take this photo LOL!

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IMG_3914 2And Aaron Hartzler signing my copy of his memoir, RAPTURE PRACTICE. (Available April 9, 2013)

IMG_3918OMG!!!!! And me, Fan-girling all over A. S. King!!!!!

DID YOU HEAR ME???? I GOT TO CHAT WITH A.S. KING!!!! *Does a little dance of fan-girlishness*

As you can see…NYC Teen Author Festival…made of AWESOME! To celebrate, I’m giving away my original copy of EMPTY by K.M. Walton because I couldn’t resist picking up a signed copy. *grin*

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Hope you enjoyed the recap and I really hope to be a part of the NYC Teen Author Festival in the future.

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