10-10:30 a.m. The national ambassador for Young People’s Literature of the Library of Congress and the Children’s Book Council, Kate DiCamillo won the 2014 Newbery Medal for her novel “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures.”Her first novel, “Because of Winn-Dixie,” was a Newbery Honor Book in 2001. DiCamillo’s new book is “Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Vol. I.”Signing at 11.
10:40-11:10 Tanuja Desai Hidier is a singer-songwriter and author whose first novel, “Born Confused,” about the cultural struggles of an Indian American teen, was selected by the American Library Association as a best book of the year for young adults. Its sequel, “Bombay Blues,” was published this month. Signing at 11:30.
11:20-11:50 Cynthia Kadohata has received numerous awards and honors, including the Newbery Medal for “Kira-Kira,” the National Book Award for “The Thing About Luck,” the Jane Addams Peace Award and a PEN Center USA Award for “Weedflower” and the California Young Reader Medal for “Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam.” Her new novel is “Half a World Away.”Signing at 12:30.
Noon-12:30 Rita Williams-Garcia is the author of several acclaimed novels, including the 2009 National Book Award finalist “Jumped.” Her novel “One Crazy Summer” won a 2011 Newbery Honor, the Coretta Scott King Award and the Scott O’Dell Award for historical fiction. Its sequel, “P.S. Be Eleven,” about growing up amid the turmoil of the ’60s, won this year’s Coretta Scott King Award. Williams-Garcia teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Signing at 1.
12:40-1:10 Cuban American author Meg Medina was recognized this year as one of CNN’s 10 Visionary Women in America. Her newest book, “Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass,” a young-adult novel about a Latina teen who is targeted by a bully, earned Medina the Pura Belpré Medal and the 2013 Cybils fiction award.Signing at 1:30.
1:20-1:50 Anne Ursu is the author of the young-adult fantasy novels “The Shadow Thieves,” “The Siren Song” and “The Immortal Fire.” “Breadcrumbs,” a contemporary spin on “The Snow Queen,” was named one of the best books of 2011 by Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal. Her latest book, “The Real Boy,” was long-listed for the 2013 National Book Award. Ursu is the 2013 recipient of the McKnight Fellowship in Children’s Literature. She teaches at Hamline University. Signing at 2:30.
2-2:30 Tim Tingle is an award-winning author and storyteller influenced by his experience as a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.Many of his stories, such as “Walking the Choctaw Road,” “Crossing Bok Chitto” and “Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner,” are middle-grade novels about the struggles of Native Americans. His latest book for young readers, “How I Became a Ghost,”is narrated by a young boy who becomes a ghost on the Trail of Tears. Signing at 3.
2:40-3:10 Jacqueline Woodson has written more than 20 books, including Newbery Honor winners “Show Way,” “Feathers” and “After Tupac and D Foster” and the Coretta Scott King Award-winning “Miracle’s Boys.” In 2006, she received the Margaret A. Edwards award for lifetime achievement. Her latest book, “Brown Girl Dreaming,” written in verse, recalls the story of her childhood as a young African American girl growing up amid the civil rights movement. Signing at 3:30.
3:20-3:50 Kendare Blake is the author of several books, including the young-adult horror novels “Anna Dressed in Blood” and “Girl of Nightmares.” Her new series begins with “Antigoddess,” a tale that combines ancient Greek mythology with contemporary American culture. Signing at 4:30.
4-4:30 Francesco Marciuliano is the longtime writer of the “Sally Forth” comic strip and the author of “I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats”and “I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs.” He also writes and illustrates the Web comic “Medium Large.” His latest book is “I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens.”Signing at 5.
4:40-5:10 Gene Luen Yang’s “American Born Chinese” was a National Book Award finalist and won the American Library Association’s Printz Award; it was also a winner of the 2007 Eisner Award. “Boxers & Saints,” a two-volume work set during the Boxer Rebellion, was a National Book Award finalist and won the Library Journal’s Best Book of the Year and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for young adult literature in 2013. His new book, illustrated by Sonny Liew, is “The Shadow Hero.” Signing at 3:30.