Save the Date!

March 2nd & 3rd, 2018

North Valleys High School
1470 E Golden Valley Rd
Reno, NV 89506
Theme: Reading is a Voyage

Bruce Hale

Bruce Hale

Bruce Hale, Song-And-Dance-Man is the author of picture books, novels, and graphic novels. Bruce’s books include the Chet Gecko Mysteries, School for S.P.I.E.S, and Clark the Shark, among others. He’s a musician, a storyteller, and a performer — stage, television, and film.

Bill Harley

Bill Harley

Bill Harley is a singer, storyteller, author, playwright, educator, performing artist, and a two-time Grammy award-winning artist. His songs and stories, from “50 Ways to Fool your Mother, “Dad Threw the TV Out the Window,” to “The Ballad of Dirty Joe” span the range of generations. His six Charlie Bumpers books feature a fourth-grader who seems to slide into trouble, only to find the strength to solve his problems with humor and insight.

Larry Dane Brimner

Larry Dane Brimner

Larry Dane Brimner has written over 200 books… fiction and nonfiction… featuring characters like Country Bear, Lightning Liz, and Old Armadillo; and real-life characters like Bayard Rustin, advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr. or The Rain Wizard, Charles Mallory Hatfield. His newest book is Puppy & Bear, The First Day of School.

Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth Rusch is an author, editor, writing teacher and speaker. The subjects of her many nonfiction books include astronomy, volcanology, art, music, history, nature, waves, mud —- and even crayons. In addition to her books, she’s published over 100 articles in national magazines for adults and children.

Terri Fields

Terri Fields

Terri Fields writes picture books, middle grade books, and YA novels. Burro’s Tortillas was named a Southwest Book of the Year. Danger in the Desert and Missing in the Mountains are thrillers for middle-grade students. Her most sensitive and realistic portrayal of a school community rocked by suicide is After the Death of Anna Gonzales.