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2020th Edition Trade Show

North Texas Teen Book Festival

06 - 07 Mar 2020 Add To Calendar
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, Irving, USA

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"1 day, 84 authors, Endless Stories."
North Texas Teen Book Festival strive to connect reading community, adding dimension to the reading experience through diverse author panels and dynamic discussions in a safe and fun environment. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch panels featuring our authors, audiobooks narrators, and booktubers, participate in book buzz and special event with several leading US book publishing companies, partake in our Speed Date with a book program, and attend a book signing with all participating authors.

Highlights

  • Speed Dating with a Book: FREE books for students in grades 6-12. Wristbands required.
  • Author panels: Themed panels featuring all NTTBF authors discussing various topics. Includes Q&A.
  • Middle Grade & Young Adult author keynotes. Keynote authors TBA.
  • Mega author signing featuring all NTTBF authors from 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Educator Day on March 6 gives teachers & librarians the opportunity for professional development.

Timings

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (General)

Entry Fees

Free Ticket For Industry Professionals View Details

Participants

14000
Visitors

10 Exhibitors Estimated Count

Category & Type

Trade Show
Education & Training
Entertainment & Media

Editions

06 - 07 Mar 2020 Interested
22 - 23 Mar 2019 2019th Edition
20 - 21 Apr 2018 2018th Edition
03 - 04 Mar 2017 2017th Edition
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Frequency Annual

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GoingMelissa Donahew

Melissa Donahew

Paraprofessional/Library Assistant at Azle High School

Azle, United States
GoingCarol Van Brocklin

Carol Van Brocklin

Branch Librarian at Barnesville Public Library

Barnesville, United States
GoingJill Walker

Jill Walker

Teacher at Tomball ISD

Tomball, United States
GoingBrittnie Bragg

Brittnie Bragg

Secondary ELA Curriculum Coordinator at Northwest ISD

Justin, United States
GoingShanna Hopkins

Shanna Hopkins

Author at Euniq Davis Enterprise

Pearland, United States
Brandon Colombo

Brandon Colombo

Sales Director at Save Water Co

Highland Park, United States
delmetria millener

delmetria millener

Teacher at Brown Teens Read/Lancaster High School

Lancaster, United States

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Jessica Kim

Jessica Kim

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Becky Albertalli

Becky Albertalli

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Andy Runton

Andy Runton

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Lily Williams

Lily Williams

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Marissa Meyer

Marissa Meyer

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Hafsah Faizal

Hafsah Faizal

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Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee

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Fri, 06 Mar 07:30 AM - 09:00 AMEducator Day Sign In Registration
#Lobby
Sign in for educators to receive credit for attending.
Fri, 06 Mar 07:50 AM - 08:00 AMEducator Day Welcome Opening Ceremony
#Grand Ballroom G1-G3
Opening remarks and welcome to all participating educators.
Sat, 07 Mar 08:00 AM - 05:00 PMBook Sales
#Exhibit Hall
Purchase books by #NTTBF20 authors in the Book Sales area in the first floor exhibit hall. Doors open at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m.
Sat, 07 Mar 09:00 AM - 10:00 AMNTTBF 20 Welcome & Middle Grade Keynote Keynote
#Grand Ballroom G1-G3
Keynote author TBA.
Sat, 07 Mar 10:00 AM - 03:00 PMPanel Discussions Session
#Levels 3 & 4
Themed panels featuring all NTTBF 20 authors will take place every hour between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Select panels on the fourth floor will take place at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, and 1:30. Participating authors, panel topics, and schedule TBA.
Sat, 07 Mar 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMSpeed Dating With a Book Session
#Exhibit Hall
Teens in grades 6-12 can pick up a free #NTTBF20 book during the Speed Dating with a Book event! Sessions from 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Wristbands are required. See ticketing for more details.

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Free Author Signing Select authors will require a wristband to enter their signing line. Authors TBA.
Free Speed Dating With a Book Students in grades 6-12 can pick a free book by a participating NTTBF author.
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Exhibitor will showcase the opportunity to visit with one of our Matchmakers, learn about books from festival authors, and select one title to take home, a free armband to participate, Armbands, a grant and donation funded book festival featuring Middle Grade and Young Adult authors and lots more.

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Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
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