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Saturday, April 13 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Young Adult Fantasy: Worlds Beyond Imagination

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Young adult novelists Kathi Appelt, Ally Condie, Hafsah Faizal  and Marissa Kennerson take their readers into fantastical worlds but ground their stories with relatable characters. Join them for a discussion of their most recent books.

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Cecil Castellucci

Cecil Castellucci is the author of books and graphic novels for young adults including "Boy Proof," "The Plain Janes," "Soupy Leaves Home," "The Year of the Beasts," "Tin Star," and the Eisner nominated "Odd Duck." In 2015 she co-authored "Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure... Read More →

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Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award–winning, and bestselling "The Underneath" as well as the National Book Award finalist "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp," "Maybe a Fox" (with Alison McGhee), "Keeper... 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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Hafsah Faizal

Hafsah Faizal is an American Muslim and brand designer. She's the founder of IceyDesigns, where she creates websites for authors and beauteous goodies for everyone else. When she's not writing, she can be found dreaming up her next design, deciding between Assassin's Creed and Skyrim... Read More →
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Marissa Kennerson

Marissa Kennerson received her B.A. in English Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. Before earning her master's degree in psychology and art therapy, she worked for Wired and Glamour. She's the author of the YA cult-suspense novel, "The Family," which she did... Read More →

Saturday April 13, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm PDT
YA Stage Presented by HS Insider, Signing Area 9