ABC at BEA

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ABC runs a number of programs at Book Expo America (BEA), held annually in New York City in late May or early June.



PLANNED PROGRAMMING (2011)

Monday, May 23th, 2011

Participation in the ABA Day of Education
(at the Javits-registration through ABA)

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

8:00 am – 9:30 am: Children’s Book & Author Breakfast (Special Events Hall)
This year’s breakfast will feature Brian Selznick, author of Wonderstruck (Scholastic); Sarah Dessen, author of What Happened to Goodbye (Viking); and Kevin Henkes, author of Little White Rabbit and Junonia (Greenwillow). Julianne Moore, author of Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever (Bloomsbury), will serve as master of ceremonies. The breakfast is presented in cooperation with the Children’s Booksellers and Publishers Committee, a joint committee of the American Booksellers Association, the ABC Children’s Group at the ABA, and the Children’s Book Council. It will be held on Tuesday, May 24, in New York City.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon -Author Speed Dating (registration & location TK)
Presented in cooperation with the Children’s Booksellers and Publishers Committee, a joint committee of the American Booksellers Association, the ABC Children’s Group at the ABA, and the Children’s Book Council.

All Day: Exhibit–Artwork from the ABC Auction - The Crystal Palace

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Tea With Children’s Authors (Advance registration required. Location and details TK)
Presented in cooperation with the Children’s Booksellers and Publishers Committee, a joint committee of the American Booksellers Association, the ABC Children’s Group at the ABA, and the Children’s Book Council.

5:00-7:30 pm – The ABC Children’s Group at ABA Silent Auction to benefit the ABFFE Fund for Free Speech in Children’s Books
Javits Hall E –Auction & Reception – Honorary Chair, Laurie Halse Anderson
Advance tickets required. Ticketing will be through ABA. (Details TK)



 


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