Once again, Penguin Random House is hosting Library Con at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans this Friday! It’s open to anyone attending the conference, but you must RSVP!


In addition, Penguin Random House will have many other events scheduled during the conference! (Including a real-life superhero!)

Meet the Authors: Mariko Tamaki and Shea Fontana

Friday, June 22
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall Booth #2040

ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA,UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Open/Closed: Open

“Supergirl: Being Super and DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis

From Mariko Tamaki, author of the Caldecott, Printz, Eisner and Ignatz Award-winning book This One Summer, comes a coming-of-age tale full of heart and teenage irony. Supergirl: Being Super is the action-packed and heartfelt story of Kara Danvers and her attempts to balance the arduous roles of teenager and hero. For Young Adult readers.

The Super Hero Girls must work together to save Atlantis in DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis by Shea Fontana! Along the way, the Super Hero Girls must learn the true meaning of friendship. For Middle Grade readers. ”

Penguin Random House Gets Graphic: The latest in graphic novels and gaming titles and an update on LibraryCons nationwide.

Saturday, June 23
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: Morial Convention Center, Exhibit Hall – Book Buzz Theater

ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA, UNO
Meeting Type: Book Buzz Theater
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Open/Closed: Open

Join Penguin Random House with titles from Dark Horse, IDW, Kodansha, Titan Comics and more- receive free Swag and learn how to host a library con at your library!

Meet the Authors: Danielle Paige, Lauren Myracle, Mariko Tamaki, and Kami Garcia

Saturday, June 23
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: Exhibit Hall Booth #2040

ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA,UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Open/Closed: Open

Mera, Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass, and Teen Titans: Raven
Superstar authors from DC Ink -” DC’s new line of original graphic novels for Young Adult readers -” will sign a sampler featuring their forthcoming books! The sampler will include excerpts from Mera by Danielle Paige, Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki, and Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia.

Meet the Authors: Shea Fontana, Ridley Pearson, and Meg Cabot

Saturday, June 23
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall Booth #2040

ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA,UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Open/Closed: Open

DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis, Super Sons #1, and Black Canary: Ignite
World-class authors from DC Zoom -“” DC’s new line of original graphic novels for Middle Grade readers -“” will sign a sampler featuring their forthcoming books! The sampler will include excerpts from DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis by Shea Fontana, Super Sons #1 by Ridley Pearson, and Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot.

Meet the Authors: Shea Fontana, Ridley Pearson, and Meg Cabot

Sunday, June 24
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Exhibit Hall Booth #2040

ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA,UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Open/Closed: Open

DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis, Super Sons #1, and Black Canary: Ignite
World-class authors from DC Zoom -“” DC’s new line of original graphic novels for Middle Grade readers -“” will sign a sampler featuring their forthcoming books! The sampler will include excerpts from DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis by Shea Fontana, Super Sons #1 by Ridley Pearson, and Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot.

Meet the Authors: Danielle Paige, Lauren Myracle, Mariko Tamaki, and Kami Garcia

Sunday, June 24
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall Booth #2040

ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA,UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Open/Closed: Open

Mera, Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass, and Teen Titans: Raven
Superstar authors from DC Ink -” DC’s new line of original graphic novels for Young Adult readers -” will sign a sampler featuring their forthcoming books! The sampler will include excerpts from Mera by Danielle Paige, Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki, and Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia.

DC Entertainment Middle Grade, Young Adult, and Adult Graphic Novel Book Buzz!

Sunday, June 24
2:55 PM – 3:25 PM
Location: Morial Convention Center, Exhibit Hall – Book Buzz Theater

ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA, UNO
Meeting Type: Book Buzz Theater
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
Open/Closed: Open

“Have you ever wondered how to leverage your patrons’ love of Super Heroes into a passion for reading? Do you want to know which Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman titles are appropriate for middle grade and young adult readers? Join DC Entertainment at Book Buzz to find out!

DC Entertainment will present exciting titles from our Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 lines, including two new original graphic novel imprints: DC Zoom for middle grade readers and DC Ink for young adult readers. We will also discuss Black Label, Brian Michael Bendis & how your library can participate in Batman Day!

DC Entertainment, Dark Horse Comics, Titan Publishing are located in aisle 2000, next to the massive PRH booth. IDW can be found over at Booth 449. Check their newsfeeds and social media for announcements, or stop by the booths early each day!


 

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