Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
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Against the Odds

Saint Ann's School Rotunda
September 18, 2016
12:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 12:00:00 09-18-2016 13:00:00 15 Against the Odds From World War II and the Vietnam War to the Civil Rights movement, some of history’s most famous—and infamous—game changers were rebels and survivors. Join award-winning authors M. T. Anderson (Symphony for the Dead), Steve Sheinkin (Most Dangerous), and Kekla Magoon (X: A Novel) as they discuss three courageous people who fought for human rights—and the right to live.Moderated by Ken Wright.  Saint Ann's School Rotunda, 33 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

From World War II and the Vietnam War to the Civil Rights movement, some of history’s most famous—and infamous—game changers were rebels and survivors. Join award-winning authors M. T. Anderson (Symphony for the Dead), Steve Sheinkin (Most Dangerous), and Kekla Magoon (X: A Novel) as they discuss three courageous people who fought for human rights—and the right to live.Moderated by Ken Wright


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Building Your Fantasy

Saint Ann's School Rotunda
September 18, 2016
11:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 11:00:00 09-18-2016 12:00:00 15 Building Your Fantasy New York Times bestselling author Nova Ren Suma (The Walls Around Us) moderates a conversation about finding the magic to construct brilliantly imagined fantasy worlds—from time travel to powerful witches to genetically engineered monsters—with #1 New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Bracken (Passenger), Joseph Bruchac (Trail of the Dead), and Zoraida Córdova (Labyrinth Lost). Saint Ann's School Rotunda, 33 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

New York Times bestselling author Nova Ren Suma (The Walls Around Us) moderates a conversation about finding the magic to construct brilliantly imagined fantasy worlds—from time travel to powerful witches to genetically engineered monsters—with #1 New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Bracken (Passenger), Joseph Bruchac (Trail of the Dead), and Zoraida Córdova (Labyrinth Lost).


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Get Lost--to Find Yourself

Saint Ann's School Rotunda
September 18, 2016
17:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 17:00:00 09-18-2016 18:00:00 15 Get Lost--to Find Yourself Three different authors show how leaving home can change your life! Gabby Rivera's Juliet Takes a Breath follows a queer Puerto Rican teen from the Bronx on her journeys for an internship to Oregon that turns her whole world upside down. Brendan Kiely's The Last True Love Story follows a young couple who spring an elderly relative from his nursing home for a road trip to show them that love really can last... and Guyanese author Imam Baksh's Children of the Spider takes readers on an unforgettable, mythical, magical trek. Moderated by Aimee Friedman (Two Summers). Saint Ann's School Rotunda, 33 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

Three different authors show how leaving home can change your life! Gabby Rivera's Juliet Takes a Breath follows a queer Puerto Rican teen from the Bronx on her journeys for an internship to Oregon that turns her whole world upside down. Brendan Kiely's The Last True Love Story follows a young couple who spring an elderly relative from his nursing home for a road trip to show them that love really can last... and Guyanese author Imam Baksh's Children of the Spider takes readers on an unforgettable, mythical, magical trek. Moderated by Aimee Friedman (Two Summers).


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Let Me Show You My World

Saint Ann's School Rotunda
September 18, 2016
14:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 14:00:00 09-18-2016 15:00:00 15 Let Me Show You My World Join three creators who craft narratives in words AND pictures. Faith Erin Hicks' exciting new graphic novel The Nameless City is the first in a trilogy, as two unlikely friends start their fantastical adventures through a city with no name. Laurent Linn  combines comics and prose in a powerful illustrated novel Draw the Line about love, hate, and identity. And Ethan Young's Bridget Lee is a comic spacefaring joyride you won't want to miss. Moderated by George O'Connor (creator of the popular Olympians series). Saint Ann's School Rotunda, 33 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

Join three creators who craft narratives in words AND pictures. Faith Erin Hicks' exciting new graphic novel The Nameless City is the first in a trilogy, as two unlikely friends start their fantastical adventures through a city with no name. Laurent Linn  combines comics and prose in a powerful illustrated novel Draw the Line about love, hate, and identity. And Ethan Young's Bridget Lee is a comic spacefaring joyride you won't want to miss. Moderated by George O'Connor (creator of the popular Olympians series).


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Modern Love

Saint Ann's School Rotunda
September 18, 2016
15:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 15:00:00 09-18-2016 14:00:00 15 Modern Love Come hear New York Times bestselling Gossip Girl author Cecily von Ziegesar (Dark Horses) discuss how teens love in the social media age, be it complicated, sweet, or dangerous, with acclaimed YA authors Kate Scelsa (Fans of the Impossible Life) and Robin Talley (As I Descended), moderated by Sarvenaz Tash (The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love). Saint Ann's School Rotunda, 33 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

Come hear New York Times bestselling Gossip Girl author Cecily von Ziegesar (Dark Horses) discuss how teens love in the social media age, be it complicated, sweet, or dangerous, with acclaimed YA authors Kate Scelsa (Fans of the Impossible Life) and Robin Talley (As I Descended), moderated by Sarvenaz Tash (The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love).


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Obsessively Funny

Saint Ann's School Rotunda
September 18, 2016
13:00
Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 13:00:00 09-18-2016 14:00:00 15 Obsessively Funny Meet the authors behind this year’s snarkiest YA comedies where real life becomes fanfic, fandom turns fatal, and summer camp unites a band of misfits. Award-winning author, blogger, and humorist Una LaMarche moderates a discussion with Anna Breslaw (Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here), Goldy Moldavsky (Kill the Boy Band), and Jesse Andrews (The Haters). Saint Ann's School Rotunda, 33 Clinton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

Meet the authors behind this year’s snarkiest YA comedies where real life becomes fanfic, fandom turns fatal, and summer camp unites a band of misfits. Award-winning author, blogger, and humorist Una LaMarche moderates a discussion with Anna Breslaw (Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here), Goldy Moldavsky (Kill the Boy Band), and Jesse Andrews (The Haters).


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Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017    
Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017