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

Neal Shusterman


Neal Shusterman is the New York Times best-selling and award-winning author of "Challenger Deep," which won the National Book Award, "Scythe," a Michael L. Printz Honor title, "Dry," "Bruiser," which was on twelve state lists, "The Schwa Was Here," and the UnWind series, among many other books. He lives in Florida. His new book is "Game Changer."

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Scheduled events:
Play Ball: Risk, Equity, and Social Justice
Sports involves much more than playing ball. Athletes face and resist societal issues of equity and social justice. Three award-winning authors of memoir, biography and fantasy provide unique perspectives on the risks and challenges that go far beyond the game.

Stocker Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Andrew Maraniss, Neal Shusterman, Gene Luen Yang
Moderator: Tracy Smiles

Books:
Game Changer
Children / Teens
HarperCollins Publishers
February 2021
ISBN 9780061998676
400 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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Challenger Deep
Children / Teens
Quill Tree Books
April 2020
ISBN 9780061134142
Paperback, 323 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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