University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Heart-Pounding Adventures: The Race to Survive

Join four authors of heart-pounding adventures with characters who are in a race to survive. Anyone who loves adventure should not miss this session.

Austin Aslan

Austin Aslan is the author of "The Islands at the End of the World" and "The Girl at the Center of the World." A National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, he can often be found exploring the wilds of Northern Arizona and camping in a tent on a punctured air mattress....

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Steven Bohls

Author of the Jed and the Junkyard books, Steven Bohls lives inside a head of fairy tales and magic. He is a dreamer first, a thinker next and a writer last. He also sculpts, illustrates, builds, creates and designs....

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J. C. Cervantes

Jennifer (J.C.) Cervantes is a New York Times best-selling and award-winning children's author. Her most recent book, "The Storm Runner," was released in September 2018 with a sequel, "The Fire Keeper," coming in 2019....

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Peter Lerangis

Peter Lerangis is the author of more than 170 books, which have sold more than six million copies and been translated into 34 different languages. His nine New York Times best-sellers include all five books in the Seven Wonders series, "The Colossus Rises," "Lost in Babylon," "Tomb of Shadows," "The Curse of the King," "The Legend of the Rift" and three books in the 39 Clues series....

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Arizona Daily Star
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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
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