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RCBF Virtual Book Festival Schedule

November 6, 2021

Click above to pre-register for FREE, and you can attend all the sessions you want!

Meet The Authors & Illustrators:

 10:00 AM

  ROOM 1 

Read To Me Corner – Picture Book Stories Read By The Author

  • Annette Dunn

  • Susannah Buhrman-Deever

  • Unseld Robinson

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 ROOM 2 

Picture Books: How Are You Feeling? Coping With Emotions

  • Heidi Stemple

  • Jane Yolen

  • Susan Verde

  • James Howe

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 11:00 AM


  ROOM 1 

Graphic Fiction: Drawing Demonstration  (Interactive – Pencil And Paper Required)

  • Frank Cammuso

  • Steve Ellis

  • Brian Yanish

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  ROOM 2 

For Our Younger Book Lovers: Stories and Songs (Interactive)

  • Iza Trapani

  • Tiffany Polino and Margaret Pence

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 12:00 PM


 ROOM 1 

Fantastical Fantasy for Middle Grade Readers

  • Vivian Vande Velde

  • Sheela Chari

  • Bruce Coville

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 ROOM 2 

Historical Fiction – Fact and Fiction Storytelling

  • Keely Hutton

  • Elizabeth Falk

  • Susan Williams Beckhorn

  • Marsha Hayles

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 1:00 PM


  ROOM 1 

Diverse Themes in Middle Grade Literature

  • Alex Sanchez

  • MJ and Herm Auch

  • Leslie C. Youngblood

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  ROOM 2  

How Authors Use Poetry and Verse To Tell A Story

  • Linda Sue Park

  • Joseph Bruchac

  • Nikki Grimes

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 2:00 PM

  ROOM 1 

Picture Books: Fiction and Non-Fiction

  • Susannah Buhrman-Deever

  • Kevin Kurtz

  • Mylisa Larsen

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 ROOM 2 

Get Hooked on Chapter Books: Mysteries, Non-Fiction, and Humor

  • James Preller

  • Laurie Calkhoven

  • Michelle Knudsen

  • Judy Bradbury

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 3:00 PM


 ROOM 1 

Doing It All: Writing and Illustrating Your Books

  • Jeff Mack

  • Frank Cammuso

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  ROOM 2 

How Picture Book Authors and Illustrators Work Together

  • Peggy Thomas

  • Kathleen Blasi

  • London Ladd

  • Yuko Jones

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 4:00 PM


  ROOM 1 

How To Write Non- Fiction That Middle Graders Want To Read

  • Ronny Frishman

  • Rose O’Keefe

  • Andrea Page

  • Sally Valentine

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  ROOM 2  

Read To Me Corner – Picture Book Stories Read by the Author

  • Mylisa Larsen

  • Yuko Jones

  • Kathy Blasi

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