University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Marcus Emerson

Marcus Emerson is the author of several highly-imaginative children's books including the popular Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja series and the upcoming Super Life of Ben Braver series. His goal is to create childre's books that are engaging, funny and inspirational for kids of all ages--even the adults who secretly never grew up.

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The Super Life of Ben Braver
Children / Teens
Roaring Brook Press
March 2018
ISBN 1626727104
320 pages
$13.99, NYP
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Packed with black-and-white art and comic strips throughout, The Super Life of Ben Braver is the first book in a hilarious adventure series about the greatness that lies within any middle schooler who dreams big from the author of the smash hit Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja series. More/less

Recess Warriors: Hero Is a Four-Letter Word
Children / Teens
Roaring Brook Press
April 2017
ISBN 1626727082
144 pages
$12.99, INSTOCK
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Recess is ready to rumble in this exciting graphic novel, where heroes and villains face off in epic battles on the playground!

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