Tucson Festival of Books

Dan Gemeinhart (he/him/his)


Sally Garnaat

Dan Gemeinhart is The New York Times best-selling author of the middle-grade novels "The Midnight Children," "The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise," "The Honest Truth," "Some Kind of Courage," "Scar Island" and "Good Dog." A former elementary teacher-librarian and lifelong reader, he lives with his wife and three daughters in a small town in Washington state. His latest novel is "Coyote Lost and Found."

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Scheduled events:
Finding Home: Journeys of Hope and Discovery
The search for home centers children in family relationships that bring hope and discovery even when facing difficult situations. Join three award-winning authors as their characters find joy in the midst of chaos in a small town, a cross-country road trip, and a new country.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kate DiCamillo, Dan Gemeinhart, Veera Hiranandani
Moderator: Lisa Morris-Wilkey
Bold Hearts: Tales of Courage and Resistance
When facing difficult situations, children need courage and a bold heart to engage in resistance to create change. Sayantani DasGupta's Secrets of the Sky series is set in a fantasy world dealing with climate change, while Dan Gemeinhart's "The Midnight Children" is a realistic fiction novel that involves a mystery of six runaway children, and Jennifer Nielson focuses on Polish resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust in "Uprising."

Education Room 353 (Seats 92, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sayantani DasGupta, Dan Gemeinhart, Jennifer A. Nielsen
Moderator: Jeanne Gilliam Fain

Books:
Coyote Lost and Found
Children
Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
February 2024
ISBN 9781250292773
288 pages
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The Midnight Children
Children
Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
August 2022
ISBN 9781250196729
352 pages