Kids' Books Roc: LIVE, VIRTUAL Rochester Children's Book Festival 2021 | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

Kids' Books Roc: LIVE, VIRTUAL Rochester Children's Book Festival 2021


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 11/06/2021
This family event is free and includes 43 famous children's book authors and illustrators hosting LIVE virtual storytimes, panels, and workshops all day long from 10am - 4pm Eastern Time, with sessions for preschoolers through teens. Many panels also provide fascinating insight into the children's book publishing industry, so this festival is also appropriate for adults are interested in becoming children's book authors. Many sessions are interactive. Register for your family's FREE slot today to get your link to a new world of kids' book experiences.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately.

Attend your chosen session(s) LIVE! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOUR FAMILY'S FREE TICKET TO THE FESTIVAL!

 

SCHEDULE 


10:00 AM

Room 1: Read To Me Corner – Picture Book Stories Read By The Author

  • Annette Dunn

  • Susannah Buhrman-Deever

  • Unseld Robinson

 

Room 2: Picture Books: How Are You Feeling? Coping With Emotions

  • Heidi Stemple

  • Jane Yolen

  • Susan Verde

  • James Howe


 

11:00 AM

 

Room 1: Graphic Fiction: Drawing Demonstration  (Interactive – Pencil And Paper Required)

  • Frank Cammuso

  • Steve Ellis

  • Brian Yanish

Room 2: For Our Younger Book Lovers: Stories and Songs (Interactive)

  • Iza Trapani

  • Tiffany Polino and Margaret Pence

 


12:00 PM

 

Room 1: Fantastical Fantasy for Middle Grade Readers

  • Vivian Vande Velde

  • Sheela Chari

  • Bruce Coville

 

Room 2: Historical Fiction – Fact and Fiction Storytelling

  • Keely Hutton

  • Sibby Falk

  • Sue Beckhorn

  • Marsha Hayles

 

 


1:00 PM

 

Room 1: Diverse Themes in Middle Grade Literature​

  • Alex Sanchez

  • Lesa Cline-Ransome

  • MJ and Herm Auch

  • Leslie C. Youngblood

 

Room 2: How Authors Use Poetry and Verse To Tell A Story​

  • Linda Sue Park

  • Joseph Bruchac

  • Nikki Grimes

 


2:00 PM

Room 1: Picture Books: Fiction and Non-Fiction

  • Susannah Buhrman-Deever

  • Kevin Kurtz

  • Mylisa Larsen

 

Room 2: Get Hooked on Chapter Books: Mysteries, Non-Fiction, and Humor

  • James Preller

  • Laurie Calkhoven

  • Michelle Knudsen

  • Judy Bradbury

 


3:00 PM

 

Room 1: Doing It All: Writing and Illustrating Your Books

  • Jeff Mack

  • James Ransome

 

Room 2: How Picture Book Authors and Illustrators Work Together​

  • Peggy Thomas

  • Kathy Blasi

  • London Ladd

  • Yuko Jones

 

 


4:00 PM

 

Room 1: How To Write Non- Fiction That Middle Graders Want To Read​

  • Ronny Frishman

  • Rose O’Keefe

  • Andrea Page

  • Sally Valentine

 

Room 2: Read To Me Corner – Picture Book Stories Read by the Author

  • Mylisa Larsen

  • Yuko Jones

  • Kathy Blasi

 



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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Contact name: 
Vicki Schultz
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
11/06/2021
Time: 
10am-4pm