A full-day (virtual) celebration of children's and young adult books with the authors who create them.

Hosted by Patten Free Library.

Join us from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2020, as author videos go live.

Click on the author's picture to navigate to their bio and video.

And don't miss the 6 p.m. keynote event, "A Conversation with Lois Lowry."

Click here to see the video of the Lois Lowry event.

The Authors

Children's and Young Adult Author"Tips for Handling Writer's Block"10 a.m.
Children/Middle Grades Author "Acadia Greene Learns About Atoms" 10 a.m.

Children's Author"Magnificent Homespun Brown" Reading10 a.m.

Children's Author"On Writing: How to Get Started"10 a.m.
Children's Author and Illustrator"A Studio Visit"11 a.m.
Children's Author"Let's Make Doughnut Cookies!"11 a.m.
Children's Author"Meet Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast"11 a.m.
Children's Author"There's A Dinosaur on the 13th Floor"11 a.m.

Children's/Middle Grade Author"Three Book Talks"12 p.m.
Children's Author"How to Draw a Robot (and Other Things)"12 p.m.
Children's Author"A Secret About Stories"12 p.m.
Children's/Middle Grade Author"Meet the Mad Wolf's Daughter"12 p.m.
Children's Author"Tips on Journaling"1 p.m.
Children's Author/Illustrator"A Cultural Tool" 1 p.m.
Young Adult Author"The Power of Stories"1 p.m.
Children's Author"Sooo Many Alphabet Books ... and More!"1 p.m.
Children's/Middle Grades Author"Spooky Stories with Dan Poblocki"2 p.m.
Children's and Young Adult Author"Interesting Ideas . . . Become Books!"2 p.m.
Children's Author/Illustrator"How to Draw a Tyrannosaurus Rex"2 p.m.

Children's Author"Book Talk from the Arrowsic Woods"2 p.m.

Meet Nina Powers!

Nina Powers is a senior at Morse High School, and recently published her first young adult novel through The Telling Room in Portland. Her video presentation will go public at 2:00 p.m., and features an interview with Marian Padian, her mentor and editor, on the process of writing her book. Click on her picture to visit her author page and to view her presentation.

"A Conversation with Lois Lowry"


6 p.m. via ZOOM. Click here to register.