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Photo of Grace LinOpening General Session with Grace Lin

Thursday, September 27, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Grace Lin is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of When the Sea Turned to Silver, Starry River of the Sky, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, The Year of the Dog, The Year of the Rat, Dumpling Days, and Ling & Ting, as well as picture books such as The Ugly Vegetables and Dim Sum for Everyone! Grace is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and lives in Massachusetts. Her website is

Sponsored by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers


Breakfast for Bill Program

Friday, September 28, 7:00 - 9:00am
Stay tuned for our exciting Breakfast for Bill announcement!


Closing General Session

Saturday, September 29, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Stay tuned for our exciting Closing General Session announcement!


Onsite Bookstore and Signings

Attendees will benefit from an on-site bookstore where they can buy books to have signed by their favorite speakers.  Don’t miss this opportunity to have a book signed by one of our stars!