SATURDAY, SEPT. 24
10:00 A.M. UMA KRISHNASWAMI
Uma Krishnaswami’s picture books, novels, stories and nonfiction books have been published in English, Spanish, Hindi, Tamil and six other languages. Her new book is “The Grand Plan to Fix Everything.” Signing at 11:30 a.m.
10:55 A.M. SARAH DESSEN
Sarah Dessen is the author of several novels, including “Someone Like You,” “Just Listen” and “Along for the Ride.” Her latest novel is “What Happened to Goodbye.” Signing at 12:30 p.m.
11:50 A.M. KATHERINE PATERSON
Katherine Paterson is in her second year as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. A two-time winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award, she is also one of the writers of the Library of Congress’s “The Exquisite Corpse Adventure.” Paterson’s new book, written with her husband, John Paterson, is “The Flint Heart.” She has also just published “Brother Sun, Sister Moon.” Paterson will also appear at 10 a.m. in the Children’s pavilion. Signing at 1 p.m.
12:45 P.M. JACK GANTOS
Jack Gantos is the author of the “Joey Pigza” and “Rotten Ralph” series. His new book is “Dead End in Norvelt.” He is also one of the writers of the Library of Congress’s “The Exquisite Corpse Adventure.” Signing at 2:30 p.m.
1:40 P.M. GORDON KORMAN
Gordon Korman has more than 55 books to his credit, including “The Medusa Plot: The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers Series #1” and his latest, “Titanic #3: S.O.S.” Signing at 12 p.m.
2:35 P.M. CASSANDRA CLARE
The fourth installment of Cassandra Clare’s “Mortal Instruments” series is “City of Fallen Angels.” Signing at 12 p.m.
3:30 P.M. BRIAN SELZNICK
“The Invention of Hugo Cabret” won a Caldecott Medal for Brian Selznick. It was also a finalist for a National Book Award, and director Martin Scorsese is making the book into a film. His new graphic novel is “Wonderstruck.” Signing at 2 p.m.
4:25 P.M. RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA
Rita Williams-Garcia’s novel “One Crazy Summer,” about a young girl sent to Oakland, Calif., in 1968, won the 2011 Coretta Scott King and Newbery Honor awards. Signing at 1:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
1 :00 P.M. SUSAN COOPER
Susan Cooper is best known for her five-book series, “The Dark Is Rising,” which includes the Newbery Award-winning “The Grey King.” Cooper is one of the writers of the Library of Congress’s “The Exquisite Corpse Adventure.” Cooper will also appear Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Children’s pavilion. Signing at 3:30 p.m.
1:55 P.M. SHELIA P. MOSES
Shelia P. Moses is the co-author of Dick Gregory’s memoir, “Callus on My Soul,” as well as of several books for young readers: “The Legend of Buddy Bush,” “The Return of Buddy Bush,” “I, Dred Scott” and “The Baptism.” Moses’s new book is “Joseph’s Grace.” Signing at 3 p.m.
2:50 P.M. KADIR NELSON
Writer and illustrator Kadir Nelson debuted as an author with “We Are the Ship.” His new book is “Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans.” Signing at 4:30 p.m.
3:45 P.M. PATRICIA MCKISSACK
Patricia McKissack is the author of “Goin’ Someplace Special,” “The Honest-to-Goodness Truth,” “Let My People Go” (written with her husband, Fredrick McKissack), “The Dark-Thirty” and “Mirandy and Brother Wind.” She recently published “Cyborg: The Clone Codes.” She is one of the writers of the Library of Congress’s “The Exquisite Corpse Adventure.” McKissack and her husband, a contributor to “The Exquisite Corpse Adventure,” will also appear Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Children’s pavilion. They will sign books at 2 p.m.
4:40 P.M. GARY D. SCHMIDT
Gary D. Schmidt is a two-time winner of the Newbery Honor, for “Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy” and “The Wednesday Wars.” In his new book, “Okay for Now,” Schmidt continues the story of Doug Swieteck from “Wednesday Wars.” Signing at 2:30 p.m.