Sanjay Nambiar - On Stage at 11:00! Get there early so you don't miss him. 

Grades preschool - 3rd 

www.alittlezen.com www.superprincessheroes.com

Sanjay Nambiar has written several award-winning books. His Super Amazing Princess Heroes series focuses on diversity and girl empowerment, with magical girls who save the prince. His A Little Zen for Little Ones series puts classic and original new Zen stories in a relatable context for modern kids.

Greg Pincus - Cozy Reading World at 11:00! Get there early so you don't miss him. 

Upper Elementary - Middle School

http://www.gregpincus.com/

Greg Pincus' books The 14 Fibs of Gregory K., and The Homework Strike follow Gregory K. in 6th and 7th grade as he navigates through the sticky life of friendship, daily desserts, family that can feel more alienating than not, and how the trials of schoolwork tie it all together.  These books are for anyone who just wants to be heard and find their own way to shine.

Calida Garcia Rawles

Grades Preschool-3rd

http://www.samedifferencebook.com/

Calida Garcia Rawles is the author and illustrator of the charming picture book, Same Difference. Same Difference addresses the sensitive and sometimes divisive issues of beauty and identity in terms of hair textures and skin complexions. Through two cousin, Lisa and Lisa, children will learn to love themselves for who they are while appreciating the beauty of others. 

James Matlack Raney

Upper elementary - middle school

www.jamesmatlackraney.com

The popular author of The Jim Morgan Series and his 2017 Indie Silver Award winning book, Lord of the Wolves, is back! Watcher and his siblings will flee through lands of violent danger, ancient mystery, and deep magic.Together their bonds of love and family will be tested, and Watcher will learn the true meaning of what it is to be a Lord of the Wolves.

 

Roda Ahmed

Grades preschool - 3rd

https://www.rodaworld.com/

An inspiring and beautifully illustrated true story about a little girl who wanted to dance in the stars. This wonderful book is about following your dreams despite the obstacles. Mae dreamt of going into outer space as a little girl, and people told her she couldn’t do it...but she did it anyway! With love, support, and encouragement from her parents, she persevered.

 

Tia Spells

Grades preschool -2nd

https://www.amazon.com/ABC-Adventures-Tia-Spells/dp/0692802568/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1539539742&sr=8-2&keywords=abc+adventures

ABC Adventures takes your child's imagination on a vivid roller coaster ride of fun. If your child craves epic adventures and just needs an escape, let ABC Adventures whisk them away. You will find Brad the Bobcat, Demi the Dinosaur, Kelsey the Kangaroo and many more characters for your child to enjoy in this endearing book.  ABC Adventures not only encourages reading, but makes it fun while building vocabulary.

Mandy Richardville

Grades Preschool - 3rd

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7JRo-5l8iA

https://www.amazon.com/Action-Movie-Kid-Daniel-Hashimoto-ebook/dp/B00SDPKAH2/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1539456569&sr=1-1

What started as a popular YouTube channel featuring real-life youngster James' play turned real, author Mandy Richardville has charmingly brought to the page.  Follow James as his play and whimsy take on epic proportions in the beloved Action Movie Kid.  Bedtime will never be the same!

Dennis Brown

Grades Preschool - 3rd

www.knowwhereyouarekids.org

The first in a series of 22 books, Know Where You Are, Know What You Are explores the wonderful combination of our Solar System and our place as Homo sapiens within it. It goes beyond simply explaining the composition of our Solar System and mechanics of our world by exploring the one thing that connects over 7 billion people - the Human Brain.

Betty K. Bynum 

Joshua B. Drummond

Grades Preschool - 3rd

www.DreamIam.com

Betty K. Bynum brought us I'm a Pretty Little Black Girl, and I'm a Lovely Little Latina, bright, joyful book helping children celebrate exactly who they are. After her son Joshua B. Drummond challenged her to create books that reflect the world he lives in, a “global community” inclusive of all colors, they worked together to bring us the much lauded I'm a Brilliant Little Black Boy.

Tracy Trivas

Grades 1st - 9th 

http://www.tracytrivas.com/index.php/books/

Tracy Trivas is the author of the award winning book The Wish Stealers; the book champions readers to never let Wish Stealers steal their dreams.  Follow Griffen Penshire as she struggles to reverse an age old curse. Her journey leads her to ancient alchemists, Macbeth's witches, and a chance to help people in ways she never imagined, but the temptation of the Wish Stealers' dark and compelling power is growing stronger. Can Griffin reverse the curse in time to save herself and the people she loves?

Kathleen Crawley

Grades Preschool – 2nd

https://www.coloneltrashtruck.com/

Author Kathleen Crawley's Colonel Trash Truck and his team of garbage trucks teach children how to help save the environment in her book Colonel Trash Truck…Keeping the Planet Clean and Green. With his fun rhymes, vibrant illustrations and superhero-like persona, Colonel Trash Truck grabs kid’s attention like no other.  He wants nothing more than to have them join in his quest to 'Keep the Planet Clean and Green'." 

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