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Shaun David Hutchinson


Appearing courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Shaun David Hutchinson is the author of numerous books for young adults, including "The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley," which won the Florida Book Awards’ Gold Medal in the Young Adult category and was named to the ALA’s 2015 Rainbow Book List, the anthology "Violent Ends," which received a starred review from VOYA, and "We Are the Ants," which received five starred reviews and was named a best book of January 2016 by Amazon.com, Kobo.com, Publishers Weekly, and iBooks. He lives in South Florida and enjoys Doctor Who, comic books and yelling at the TV.

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Scheduled events:
Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday - Author Continental Breakfast
Join us in advance of the program for coffee, juice and pastries.

BookStore (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Fri, Mar 10, 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Chris Britt, Jeff Garvin, Kathleen Glasgow, Ellen Hopkins, Shaun David Hutchinson, LeUyen Pham, Adam Rex, Christian Robinson
Writing Workshop: Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday
A writing workshop for teens

Student Union Copper (Seats 50)
Fri, Mar 10, 10:05 am - 10:50 am
Children / Teens

Panelist: Shaun David Hutchinson
Writing Workshop: Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday
A writing workshop for teens

Student Union Copper (Seats 50)
Fri, Mar 10, 11:05 am - 11:50 am
Children / Teens

Panelist: Shaun David Hutchinson
Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday - Autographing Session
Student Union BookStore (lower level)  View this venue on the Festival map
Fri, Mar 10, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Children / Teens

Panelists: Chris Britt, Jeff Garvin, Kathleen Glasgow, Ellen Hopkins, Shaun David Hutchinson, LeUyen Pham, Adam Rex, Christian Robinson
High School is the Worst
Join as Shaun David Hutchinson and Michelle Knudsen they talk about At the Edge of the Universe and Revenge of the Evil Librarian and answer questions about life in high school with a fantasy twist

Teen & Author Stage (Seats 88)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Panelists: Shaun David Hutchinson, Michelle Knudsen
Depicting LGBTQ Experiences in Books for Teens
Books for teens are incorporating a much wider range of depictions of gender identities and sexual orientations. Three YA authors will talk about their books and the issues they have encountered in writing books highlighting LGBTQ experiences for adolescents.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jeff Garvin, Shaun David Hutchinson, Bill Konigsberg
Moderator: Janine Schall
Shaun David Hutchinson
At the Edge of the Universe: The heartbreaking story of a boy who believes the universe is slowly shrinking as things he remembers are being erased from others' memories.

Mostly Books, Booth #240 (Seats 1)
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Children / Teens

Author: Shaun David Hutchinson
Tough Questions, Tougher Answers
Teens often face tough life situations that raise questions for which there are no easy answers and that require making difficult decisions.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kathleen Glasgow, Shaun David Hutchinson, Michael Rubens
Moderator: Marina Welmers

Books:
At the Edge of the Universe
Children / Teens
Simon Pulse
February 2017
ISBN 9781481449663
Hardcover, 496 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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From the author of We Are the Ants and The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes the heartbreaking story of a boy who believes the universe is slowly shrinking as things he remembers are being erased from others’ memories. More/less

We Are the Ants
Children / Teens
Simon and Schuster
January 2016
ISBN 9781481449632
Hardcover, 464 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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Abducted by aliens periodically throughout his youth, Henry Denton is informed by his erstwhile captors that they will end the world in 144 days unless he stops them by deciding that humanity is worth saving.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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Brucker Trust
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