A Book Festival for Teens

This year the Tucson Festival of Books will include a Teen Plaza with activities scheduled throughout the weekend to satisfy your literary cravings! The Teen and Author Stage will feature panels of visiting YA authors with Q&A afterwards. You'll want to stop by to see Ellen Hopkins, Alexandra Bracken and Maggie Stiefvater—to name just a few. The […]

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Up Close with the Authors

Imagine sitting in a tent at a book festival interviewing a well-known author and then having that interview posted online. This has been the unforgettable experience for some Tucson teens. For the past seven years, PCPL has organized the Teen Audio Interviews at the Tucson Festival of Books. The Library has brought together small groups […]

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How I Look is Not My Worth

"How I look is not my worth. I get to determine what I'm worth; not other people." -Isabel Quintero If you missed author Isabel Quintero at the Tucson Festival of Books, here's an excerpt from the interview that was hosted at the library's tent. And here's a review of her book, Gabi: A Girl in Pieces, by one of […]

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The authors are coming! Young adult authors at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books

This coming March 14-15 marks the 7th annual Tucson Festival of Books which has quickly become one of the premier book festivals in the country. A full roster of young adult authors will be on panels and at the Teen and Author Meeting Place. Additionally, a select group of authors will be interviewed by small groups […]

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