Book Buzz Theater

Visit the Book Buzz Theater to hear the lastest "Buzz" for the 2016 year!

Come hear the latest buzz about the newest titles all in one easy to find location on the exhibit floor.

Time: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 Monday, Jan. 23, 2017
9:30am-10:15am

The Future According to Harlequin TEEN, Tor Teen, and Starscape

Three Is the Magic Number: Little Bee Books, Quirk, and Sterling Children’s Books tell you the books to have for Spring 2017!

The Buzz from Animal Planet, TIME For Kids and Sports Illustrated Kids!

10:30am-11:15am

The Boxcar Children 75th Anniversary Kick Off and Spring 2017 Buzz from Albert Whitman & Company!

Celebrating 50 Years of Tundra Books

HarperCollins/Harlequin Books Book Buzz

11:30am-12:15pm "Three's Company: We'll be Waiting For You": The Best in Adult Books from HarperCollins, Macmillan and Sterling

Simon & Schuster: Your One Stop for What’s Buzzing This Spring!

Agate Publishing: Denene Millner Books

12:30pm-1:15pm

Penguin Young Readers Book Buzz

"Lunch and Learn" with Holiday House

 
1:30pm-2:15pm

Buzz about Children’s Books with Bloomsbury, Disney, HarperCollins, and Macmillan

Hachette Book Group & Perseus Books

 
2:30pm-3:15pm People of Distinction: A sneak peek at Charlesbridge's 2017 Picture Book Biographies

Ingram Publisher Services- Our Favorite Mysteries!

 
3:30pm-4:15pm

New Spring 2017 Books From Random House Children’s Books

Introducing New Spring 2017 Titles from Flowerpot Press

 

 

Saturday, January 21

The Future According to Harlequin TEEN, Tor Teen, and Starscape

9:30am - 10:15am

We're pleased to present a selection of must-shelve upcoming fiction from Harlequin TEEN, Tor Teen, and Starscape. Join us as we discuss some of our excellent forthcoming titles, as well as highlights from the current season. Galleys, posters, and other giveaways are available in our booths.

 

The Boxcar Children 75th Anniversary Kick Off and Spring 2017 Buzz from Albert Whitman & Company!

10:30am - 11:15am

Come hear about all the exciting things Albert Whitman & Company has planned to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Boxcar Children! We’ll have special giveaways for Boxcar aficionados and we’ll also buzz about some of our hot Spring 2017 titles. Visit booth #1732 in the exhibit hall for more information.

 

"Three's Company: We'll be Waiting For You": The Best in Adult Books from HarperCollins, Macmillan and Sterling

11:30am - 12:15pm

Join HarperCollins' Virginia Stanley, Macmillan's Talia Sherer, and Sterling's Chris Vaccari as they present their favorite Winter & Spring 2017 adult titles.

 

Penguin Young Readers Book Buzz

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Come by the Penguin Young Readers book buzz to learn about our upcoming titles, ALA MW giveaways and new initiatives for your library to get involved with! Lunch and beverages will be served.

 

Buzz about Children’s Books with Bloomsbury, Disney, HarperCollins, and Macmillan

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Join us for a preview of 2017 children's and teen titles from these leading publishers. Snacks will be served, so come and stay awhile!

 

People of Distinction: A sneak peek at Charlesbridge's 2017 Picture Book Biographies

2:30pm - 3:15pm

From a Victorian bodybuilder to the man who modernized the Hebrew language with words for ice cream and bicycle to the winner of the gold medal for shotput in the first Women’s Olympics, Charlesbridge’s 2017 list offers a wealth of diverse stories for the picture book sect.  Join Charlesbridge staffers for a sneak peek at new picture book biographies from Don Tate, Richard Michelson, Mary Ann Frasier and so many more.

 

New Spring 2017 Books From Random House Children’s Books

3:30pm - 4:15pm

A presentation on what's to come in Spring 2017 from Random House Children's Books! 

 

Sunday, January 22

Three Is the Magic Number: Little Bee Books, Quirk, and Sterling Children’s Books tell you the books to have for Spring 2017!

9:30am - 10:15am

Little Bee Books, Quirk, and Sterling Children’s Books tell you the books to have for Spring 2017!

 

Celebrating 50 Years of Tundra Books

10:30am - 11:15am

Tundra Books is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Publisher Tara Walker looks back at Tundra’s most innovative titles from the past fifty years and introduces new books for 2017. And from the publishing partners of Penguin Random House, all the best children’s and YA titles! First fifty attendees will receive an ARC The Leaf Reader, Emily Arsenault (Soho Teen).

 

Simon & Schuster: Your One Stop for What’s Buzzing This Spring!

11:30am - 12:15pm

Come listen to these great book talks on titles coming soon for your young readers, ages 0 to teen and beyond! These titles are sure to fly off your shelves—from picture books to YA, nonfiction to fantasy/sci-fi, and tearjerkers to books that will tickle your funny bone, there’s something for everyone!

 

"Lunch and Learn" with Holiday House

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Join us for a fun midday break! Holiday House Marketing VP Terry Borzumato-Greenberg shares our new children's books for Spring 2017—from preschool, to I Like to Read® books for emerging readers, up through young adult! ARCs and promotional materials will be available. BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch) and we’ll provide snacks and refreshments. For more information, visit www.HolidayHouse.com or booth #1832 in the exhibit hall.

 

Hachette Book Group & Perseus Books

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Please join Melissa and Elenita as they spice things up at ALA Midwinter! This includes lots of new book talk from Hachette and Perseus Books. Be there or else!

 

Ingram Publisher Services- Our Favorite Mysteries!

2:30pm - 3:15pm

We’re excited to present a peek at upcoming mysteries and thrillers from a variety of publishers. Discover great books for mystery readers and take home galleys!

 

Introducing New Spring 2017 Titles from Flowerpot Press

3:30pm - 4:15pm

Join us as we present some of the must-have titles from our Spring 2017 Catalog. With a variety of formats and subjects, we have something for every little learner. For more information, visit www.FlowerpotPress.com. And don’t forget to stop by our booth #2143 for copies of our catalog and exciting promotional items!

 

Monday, January 23

The Buzz from Animal Planet, TIME For Kids and Sports Illustrated Kids!

9:30am - 10:15am

Hear from the Time Inc. Books team about our favorite Spring Summer 2017 Children's titles from our iconic brand partners, including Animal Planet, TIME For Kids, and Sports Illustrated Kids. We will have ARC's, samplers, curriculum guides and giveaways!

 

HarperCollins/Harlequin Books Book Buzz

10:30am - 11:15am

Join HarperCollins/Harlequin Books marketers for a preview of their favorite Spring and Summer 2017 titles of the season! They'll share everything you need to know about the next BIG book, snacks will be served, so come and stay awhile!

 

Agate Publishing: Denene Millner Books

11:30am - 12:15pm

President of Agate Publishing Doug Seibold will sit down with noted author, editor, parenting authority, and new partner Denene Millner to discuss Denene Millner Books, a new line of young reader books that Agate will publish in its Bolden Books imprint, which is devoted to the work of African American writers. Doug and Denene will discuss the new imprint and the forthcoming 2017 offerings.