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



Michele Daniel

Rae Carson is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of award-winning fantasy and science fiction. She lives in Arizona with her husband. Her new book is "Star Wars Most Wanted."

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Scheduled events:
Star Wars: May the Force Be With You
Join three big fans of Star Wars who turned their fandom into books featuring Star Wars characters and adventures. Star Wars fans unite!!!

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Rae Carson, Daniel José Older, Adam Rex
Moderator: Lisa Morris-Wilkey
Teen Audio Interview with Rae Carson
A small group of teens who have read this author's newest book will interview the author to create a podcast to post on the library website and the festival website.

AZPM - Teen Audio Interviews (not a public venue)
Sun, Mar 3, 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens

Panelist: Rae Carson
Moderator: Amy Morris
Fierce and Competent: Teen Girls Who Take on the World
Teen girls who are both fierce and competent in taking on the conflicts in their lives and society are rare in books for teens. These authors will share how they create teen girls who are believable and strong as they face those who would discount them.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Rae Carson, Ellen Hagan, Lindsey Stoddard, Renée Watson
Moderator: Deborah Dimmett
Sequels and Spin-Offs in YA Literature
Trilogies and series have long been popular in YA literature. An interesting trend are books which take a minor character or world from one series to create a whole new series that is a spin-off of the original series. Three authors will talk about their use of sequels and spin-offs in their writing of fantasy.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Rae Carson, Dhonielle Clayton, Robin LaFevers, Lisa McMann
Moderator: Janni Lee Simner

Books:
Star Wars Most Wanted
Children / Teens
Disney Lucasfilm Press
May 2018
ISBN 9781368016308
352 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
Buy now

Set before the events of Solo: A Star Wars Story! Han and Qi'ra don't have a lot in common other than not having a lot. More/less

Girl of Fire and Thorns
Children / Teens
Greenwillow
ISBN 9780062026507
448 pages
$9.99, INSTOCK
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Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness. Elisa has always felt powerless, useless. 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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