Live Five at ALA Schedule

July/August 2012 Horn Book MagazineAt ALA this weekend, Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton will put the 2012 winners and honorees on the spot with a live version of our “Five Questions” feature at the Library Journals booth (#2234). The star-studded line-up:

Saturday, June 23
10:00 AM Thanhha Lai, Newbery honoree for Inside Out and Back Again
11:00 AM Shane Evans, Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner for Underground
12:00 PM Patrick McDonnell, Caldecott honoree for Me… Jane
1:00 PM Jack Gantos, Newbery Medalist and Scott O’Dell Award winner for Dead End in Norvelt
2:00 PM John Corey Whaley, Printz Award winner for Where Things Come Back
2:30 PM Susan Cooper, Margaret A. Edwards Award winner for The Dark is Rising Sequence

Sunday, June 24
10:00 AM Eugene Yelchin, Newbery honoree for Breaking Stalin’s Nose
11:00 AM John Rocco, Caldecott honoree for Blackout
12:00 PM Chris Raschka, Caldecott Medalist for A Ball for Daisy
1:00 PM Allen Say, Sibert Award honoree for Drawing from Memory
2:00 PM Melissa Sweet, winner of the Sibert Award for Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade
3:00 PM Kadir Nelson, Coretta Scott King Author Award winner and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award honoree for Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans

Stop by the booth at any time to grab a poster or a ticket for the special Awards issue of the Magazine (available for pick-up on Monday). For more information about ALA events hosted by The Horn Book and our sister companies School Library Journal, Library Journal, and Junior Library Guild, click here.


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