Programs by Genre - Teens and Tweens

9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
Who Runs the World?: Fierce YA Females
Jennifer Mathieu, Moxie
Natalie C. Parker, Seafire
Shanna Swendson, Rebel Mechanics: All is Fair in Love and Revolution
with Judith Lafitte, moderator

9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
State Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
Bull
David Elliott

9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
State Library, Teen HQ
Two Truths and a Lie – Two Lies and a Truth Trivia
Ashley Elston

9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
State Capitol Building, Senate Committee Room A
Dactyl Hill Squad
Daniel José Older

9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
State Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
Hearts & Kisses
Lindsey Duga, Kiss of the Royal
Ashley Poston, Hearts of Iron

10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
Oh, the Horror!: Murder, Mayhem, and the End of the World
Amy Brashear, The Incredible True Story of the Making of the Eve of Destruction
Tessa Gratton, Strange Grace
Justina Ireland, Dread Nation
L.A. Kelley, The Rules for Lying: Big Easy Shaman Book 1
Alexandrea Weis, Death by the River

10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
State Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
“Twinning!”
Joelle Charbonneau, Eden Conquered
Kaitlyn Sage Patterson, The Diminished

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
What’s Next? YA after HS
Katie Cotugno, 9 Days & 9 Nights
Marie Marquardt, Flight Season: A Novel

11:30 a.m. to Noon
State Library, Teen HQ
YA Book to Screen Trivia
Karen M. McManus

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
State Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Neurodiversity in YA Lit
Jennifer Anne Moses, The Book of Joshua
Eric Smith, The Girl and the Grove

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award Ceremony Honoring Awkward
Svetlana Chmakova

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
Creative Hearts
Jen Calonita, Turn it Up
Lauren Gibaldi, This Tiny Perfect World
Ashley Poston, Geekerella

12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
State Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
Assume Nothing
Barbara Hay, The Bulldoggers Club: The Tale of the Tumbleweed Witch
Rebecca Petruck, Boy Bites Bug

1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
Guilty Until Proven Innocent: YA Mysteries
Amy Brashear, No Saints in Kansas
Ashley Elston, The Lying Woods
Karen M. McManus, One of Us is Lying

1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
State Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
 “Clued In” to Middle-Grade Mysteries
Jan Eldredge, Evangeline of the Bayou
Deron Hicks, The Van Gogh Deception
Mary Manhein, Claire Carter, Bone Detective: The Mystery of the Bones in the Drainpipe

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
Tell Me a Story: YA Anthologies
Katie Cotugno, Lauren Gibaldi, Tessa Gratton, Justina Ireland, Eric Smith, and Natalie C. Parker, Three Sides of a Heart: Stories About Love Triangles
with Kaitlyn Sage Patterson, moderator

2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
State Library, Teen HQ
Trivia…IN SPACE!
Ashley Poston

2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
Running on the Roof of the World
Jess Butterworth with Whitney Stewart, moderator

3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
Tea Duelling
Lindsey Duga

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