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Saturday, April 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Middle Grade Fiction: Magic and Mysteries

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From mysterious islands to for-real magicians to unusual contraptions, these books stretch kids' imaginations. Join the authors for a conversation on their fantastical middle grade books "The Darkdeep," "Sal and Gabi Break the Universe" and "The Remarkable Inventions of Walter Mortinson."

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Lee Wind

The founding blogger of "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What The Hell Do I Read?", Lee Wind is the author of the upper middle grade novel "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill," a BookLife Prize Semi Finalist and one of Publishers Weekly's top five independently published MG & YA novels of 2018. His... Read More →

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Ally Condie

Ally Condie is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling "Matched Trilogy" and of the middle-grade novel "Summerlost," a 2016 Edgar Award Finalist for Best Juvenile Mystery. A former English teacher, she lives with her husband and four children outside of Salt Lake City, Utah... Read More →
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Carlos Hernandez

Carlos Hernandez has published more than thirty works for fiction, poetry, and drama, most notably a book of short stories for adults entitled "The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria." His latest, "Sal and Gabi Break the Universe" was released last month. He is an English... Read More →
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Brendan Reichs

Brendan Reichs's latest novel, "The Darkdeep," was co-authored by Ally Condie. Reich is the author of the instant New York Times bestseller "Nemesis" and its sequel "Genesis," and co-author of the six-volume "Virals" series. Brendan is also a member of the Executive Board for both... Read More →
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Quinn Sosna-Spear

Quinn Sosna-Spear was named a California Young Playwright at seventeen and went on to study at the University of Southern California. She has since written books, films, and virtual reality projects. The Remarkable Inventions of Walter Mortinson, her debut novel, was inspired by the... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
YA Stage Presented by HS Insider, Signing Area 9

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