The Books: The Unwanteds: Island of Legends

The Unwanteds: Island of Legends

The Unwanteds: Island of Legends

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Uncover adventure and dangerous secrets in book four of the New York Times bestselling Unwanteds series, which Kirkus Reviews called “The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter.”

As Alex grows more confident in his role as the mage of Artimé, he expands his skills and brings his first creature to life—with results that are both painful and wonderful. A team from Artimé heads out to rescue Sky and Crow’s mother from underwater Pirate Island and discovers there are more creatures than they ever imagined in the ocean surrounding the islands—and not all of them are friendly.

Meanwhile in Quill, Aaron faces threats to his leadership as Gondoleery hones her rediscovered magical abilities and Eva and Liam form a secret alliance against him. But Aaron’s distracted with a discovery of his own—a hidden jungle that holds a dangerous secret. His time there yields a startling truth about himself, and a potential opportunity to increase his power…

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March 3, 2019
TUCSON FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

Signing in the Mostly Books Booth
11-11:30am

A Menagerie of Characters: The Role of Animals in Literature Authors engage their readers through creating a menagerie of compelling characters, but animals in particular have always played a powerful role in middle-grade novels. Four best-selling authors will talk about the animal characters that populate their books.
Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)
Panelists: Kathi Appelt, Sayantani DasGupta, James Howe, Lisa McMann
Moderator: Hilary Taber


Sequels and Spin-Offs in YA Literature Trilogies and series have long been popular in YA literature. An interesting trend are books which take a minor character or world from one series to create a whole new series that is a spin-off of the original series. Three authors will talk about their use of sequels and spin-offs in their writing of fantasy.
Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)
Sun, Mar 3, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)

Panelists: Rae Carson, Dhonielle Clayton, Robin LaFevers, Lisa McMann
Moderator: Janni Lee Simner

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