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



T. Michael Martin

Emma Mills is the author of "First & Then," "This Adventure Ends" and "Foolish Hearts." She lives in Indianapolis, where she is currently pursuing a PhD in cell biology. Her new book is "Famous in a Small Town."

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Scheduled events:
Fan Fiction and Gamers in the Lives of Teens
Two authors talk about the ways in which gaming and fan fiction fill the lives of teens in their books.

Teen & Author Stage (Seats 88)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Teen and Author Stage (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mari Mancusi, Emma Mills
Moderators: Cydne Bolton, Nancy Webber-Graff
Matters of the Heart: Love In YA Literature
Love is a theme that often fills YA novels. Three YA authors will share the ways in which they brought unique connections to themes of love to their books.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kwame Alexander, Tanaz Bhathena, Emma Mills
Moderator: Marney Welmers
Teen Worlds: A Carousel of YA Authors
Meet eight YA authors in 60 minutes. Each author will be at a table to talk about their latest book with a small group. Every eight minutes, each author will move to another table in our own version of author speed-dating.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tanaz Bhathena, Sara Holland, Karen McManus, Emma Mills, Kass Morgan, Shelley Sackier, Sonja Stone, Suzanne Young
Moderators: Janine Schall, Tracy Smiles

Books:
Famous in a Small Town
Children / Teens
Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
January 2019
ISBN 9781250179630
320 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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For Sophie, small-town life has never felt small. She has the Yum Yum Shoppe, with its famous fourteen flavors of ice cream; her beloved marching band, the pride and joy of Acadia High (even if the football team disagrees); and her four best friends, loving and infuriating, wonderfully weird and all she could ever ask for. More/less

First & Then
Children / Teens
Macmillan Children's
October 2016
ISBN 9781250090683
272 pages
$9.99, INSTORE
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Devon Tennyson wouldn't change a thing. She's happy watching Friday night games from the bleachers, silently crushing on best friend Cas, and blissfully ignoring the future after high school. 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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