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

Hi! My name is Dede Stockton. I love to read and have enjoyed reading my whole life. As a child, I was a military brat and so lived all over the world. Most places did not have television, or at least not American television, and because I am an only child and there were no electronic devices in those days, I read… Anything I could get my hands on!

I live in Colorado (when I am not snowbirding in Arizona), with my husband, children, grandchildren and dogs. I absolutely love Colorado! I see the mountains from the windows in my office and can frequently enjoy all 4 seasons on any given day! I also own a home based business as a virtual assistant and love interacting with clients all over the country. Part of the freedom of being self-employed is one of being able to pursue other dreams. Writing a book is one of those dreams and I hope to be able to write many more in the coming years.

I have two grown children, Kirstin and Cody, who were the inspiration for the book. In the first 4 books in the series, I have been able to add more and more characters, mostly based on my family, my life and my love for the sea!

Dede is also a proud member of the Colorado Author’s League, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and AuthorU and is a Certified Lexile Parter!

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Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Children's Books
Indie Author Pavilion - Children's Books (Seats 6)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors: Janice Auerbach, Marian Kelner, Jennifer Utsch, Mike Enfield, Sean Buvala, Dede Stockton

Sammi Jo and the Best Day Ever!
Children / Teens
DreamMaker Books LLC
September 2017
ISBN 9780998710204
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Sammi Jo and the Best Rodeo Ever!
Children / Teens
DreamMaker Books LLC
September 1999
ISBN 9780998710242
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Dive into adventure with Sammi Jo and her cousin, Jake, as they embark on a wild adventure full of legendary and mysterious underwater creatures!Sammi Jo finds another ?clue? on the beach and is totally confused about what it could mean. More/less

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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