University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Stacy McAnulty


Sponsored by Learning A-Z

Stacy McAnulty is a children's book author who has written dozens of books including her most recent book, a debut middle-grade novel, "The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl." Which is a Junior Library Guild Selection, and the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor book "Excellent Ed," illustrated by Julia Sarcone-Roach. Her other picture books include "Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years," illustrated by David Litchfield, "Max Explains Everything: Grocery Store Expert," illustrated by Deborah Hocking, "Brave" and "Beautiful," both illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, "Mr. Fuzzbuster Knows He's the Favorite," illustrated by Edward Hemingway and "101 Reasons Why I'm Not Taking a Bath," illustrated by Joy Ang. She's also authored the chapter book series Goldie Blox, based on the award-winning toys, and "The Dino Files." When not writing, Stacy likes to listen to NPR, bake triple-chocolate cupcakes and eat triple-chocolate cupcakes. Originally from upstate New York, she now lives in Kernersville, NC with her three kids, three dogs, and one husband.

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Scheduled events:
Creating a Storyboard: A Writing Workshop for Ages 8+
A blank page can be intimidating for any writer. We will learn to mime memories and create storyboards to engage our creativity as writers.

Education Room 349 (Seats 46, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Stacy McAnulty
Moderator: Jennifer Flores
Magic and Adventure: A Carousel of Middle Grade Authors
Meet a bunch of authors in 60 minutes. Each author will be seated at a table to talk with a small group about their newest book. Every eight minutes the authors will rotate to a new table in our version of author speed-dating.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Austin Aslan, J. C. Cervantes, Sayantani DasGupta, Stuart Gibbs, Russell Ginns, Corey Ann Haydu, Peter Lerangis, Mari Mancusi, Stacy McAnulty, Margaret Mincks
Moderator: Kathleen Crawford-McKinney
Surviving Middle School: The Daily Ups and Downs
Middle school is, at best, a challenge and, at worst, a torture as relationships develop and fall apart on a daily basis. These books portray the ups and downs of middle school life as characters struggle to survive and thrive.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Cathy G. Johnson, Stacy McAnulty, Margaret Mincks, Booki Vivat
Moderator: Holly Johnson

Books:
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
Children / Teens
Random House
May 2018
ISBN 9781524767570
$16.99, INSTORE
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Max Explains Everything
Children / Teens
Putnam
February 2019
ISBN 9781101996409
32 pages
$16.99, INSTORE
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Nearly three weeks after starting to play soccer, Max shares his "expert" knowledge of clothing, warm-ups, cheering for his teammates--everything but actually kicking the ball.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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