More teen author interviews!

Tucson teens have interviewed  authors at the Festival of Books since 2010. This year was the second year they were able to use the studios at Arizona Public Media to record the interviews.  Making their way through the excited crowds and sunshine on the weekend of the Festival, both students and authors settled comfortably into…
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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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The Horror Doesn’t End: Welcome to the Dark House, Reviewed

October and Halloween are behind us, a socially acceptable time of year to indulge in scary movies and horror reads. For horror fans who want to replay haunted feelings as winter approaches, consider bundling up and settling down with a terrifying story. It will be a chilling good time, never mind the season. An excellent choice is Welcome to…
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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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