A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Melissa de la Cruz

Maria Cina

Melissa de la Cruz is the number one New York Times, number one Publisher’s Weekly and number one IndieBound best-selling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages. Her books have topped USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times best-seller lists and been published in more than 20 countries. She is best known for her Blue Bloods series, The Descendants books based on the Disney Channel films, and the Witches of East End novels, which were turned into a two-season drama series on Lifetime Television. She lives in West Hollywood with her husband and daughter. Her new book is "The Queen's Secret."

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Scheduled events:
Tangled Webs of Magic and Intrigue
Three best-selling young adult fantasy authors tell stories of power and magic at war, including an alliance between an assasin and a queen, a search for an antidote, and a life in chaos. These stories focus on characters who face uncertainty about their real enemies.

Stocker Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Melissa de la Cruz, Adam Silvera, Crystal Smith
Moderator: Rebecca Ballenger

The Queen's Secret
Children / Teens
Penguin Young Readers Group
March 2021
ISBN 9780525515944
320 pages
$18.99, INSTORE
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The Queen's Assassin
Children / Teens
Penguin Young Readers Group
February 2021
ISBN 9780525515937
Paperback, 400 pages

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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