University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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Mary E. Lambert



Elizabeth Lambert

Ms. Lambert is appearing courtesy of Scholastic

Mary E. Lambert is a middle school English teacher at a charter school in Tempe, Ariz. In 2014, she graduated from the Vermont College of Fine Arts with an MFA in children’s writing. "Family Game Night and Other Catastrophes" is her first novel.

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Scheduled events:
Writing and Selling Your First Novel
Three debut authors of middle-grade and YA novels will share their advice and experiences in writing and selling a first novel. Navigating the publishing world as an unknown author is a challenge but not impossible with the right strategies.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Cheryl Blackford, Kathleen Glasgow, Mary E. Lambert
Moderator: Janni Lee Simner
Taking Action/Making a Difference
Characters who have the courage to take action in order to make a difference in the world provide children with reassurance that they too can take action and strategies for action. Authors of fiction and nonfiction will talk about their struggles to portray authentic action in their books for children.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tonya Bolden, Mary E. Lambert, Eliot Schrefer
Moderator: Hannah Gomez

Book:
Family Game Night and Other Catastrophes
Children / Teens
Scholastic
February 2017
ISBN 9780545931984
Hardcover, 256 pages
$16.99, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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