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Page 2 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANS Auditorium Speaker Series Attracts Range of Authors The series is a fixture on the USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists, and has remained consistently in the top spots on the New York Times lists since publication. The book series has won a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award, books in the series have won nuHarlan Coben (photo J. A. Jance merous awards voted on by by Béatrice Le Grand) students and teachers in Mystery Panel schools around the globe Saturday, June 25th, and, in 2009, Jeff Kinney was named 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. one of TIME magazine’s most influFeaturing J. A. Jance and ential people in the world. He lives in Harlan Coben Massachusetts with his wife and sons. J. A. Jance is the New York Times Sponsored By Abrams Book For bestselling author of the J. P. Beau- Young Readers And Amulet Books. mont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Ali Reynolds series, and four in- William Joyce terrelated thrillers about the Walker Saturday, June 25th, Family. Born in South Dakota and 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance A true luminary and creative lives with her husband in Seattle, spirit, William Joyce has put his perWashington, and Tucson, Arizona. sonal stamp on all types of children’s Harlan Coben is the number-one media. His picture books include New York Times bestselling author George Shrinks, Dinosaur Bob and of numerous adult novels, and the His Adventures winner of the Edgar Award, Shamus with the Family Award, and Anthony Award—the first Lazardo, Bently author to receive all three. His books & Egg and Sanare published in forty languages with ta Calls. He has more than 47 million copies in print won three Emmy worldwide, and have been number-one awards for his bestsellers in over a dozen countries. Rolie Polie Olie He lives in New Jersey. Shelter is his animated series; first novel for young adults. For more developed charinformation on Harlan, visit www. acter concepts for, and for more infor- “Toy Story” and William Joyce mation on the Mickey Bolitar books, “A Bug’s Life”; visit his films include “Robots” and “Meet Sponsored by Penguin Young the Robinsons” and he’s currently Readers and HarperCollins co-directing “The Guardians”; and is producing “The Leaf Men”, based on Jeff Kinney his picturebook. William Joyce is an Saturday, June 25th, honorary Guardian of Childhood, with 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. his first Guardian picturebook, Man Jeff Kinney’s work has been widely in the Moon, debuting in Fall 2011, credited for its ability to turn reluctant and his body of work can be found readers on to books. Since publica- in toy boxes, bookshelves and hearts tion of the first everywhere. Diary of a Wimpy Sponsored By Simon & Schuster Kid book in April 2007, more than Siva Vaidhyanathan 35 million books Saturday, June 25th, 3:30 are in print in the 4:30 p.m. United States, and Siva Vaidhyanathan, Professor the books have of Media Studies and Law at the been sold in more University of Virginia, is the author than 30 countries of Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Jeff Kinney around the world. Rise of Intellectual Property and How It Threatens Creativity and The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash between Freedom and Control is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System. In his newest book, The Googlization of Every- Siva thing (and why Vaidhyanathan we should worry), Siva Vaidhyanathan examines the ways we have used and embraced Google—and the growing resistance to its expansion across the globe. Sponsored By UC Press A Presentation by Daniel Ellsberg, the man the Nixon administration dubbed “The Most Dangerous Man in America.” Ellsberg is a former United States military analyst who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers—a top-secret Pentagon study of U.S. government decision-making about David Simon (photo Laura Lippman (photo the Vietnam War—to The New by Paul Schiraldi) by Jan Cobb) York Times and other newspapers. This is the 40th anniversary of Sponsored By W.W. Norton Ellsberg’s going PL A President’s Program and i n t o h i d i n g t o Awards Presentation avoid arrest by Sunday, June 26th, the FBI while dis- 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. seminating the Featuring David Simon And Pentagon Papers Laura Lippman to the major news PLA and PLA President, Audra media. Ellsberg Caplan, welcome writer-producer Daalso spent three vid Simon and mystery author Laura years in the U.S. Lippman as keynote speakers. Marine Corps, Simon and Lippman, husband Daniel Ellsberg serving as rifle and wife, bring a dynamic energy platoon leader, and urban perspective to the stage. operations officer, and rifle company Their Baltimore origins inspire their commander. A more detailed biog- work—Simon as writer and producer raphy can be found at http://www. of award-winning shows, “Homicide” and “The Wire”, and Lippman as the Sponsored By Social Responsi- best-selling author of mysteries feabilities Round Table, ALA Office For turing Baltimore P.I. Tess Monaghan Intellectual Freedom, ALA Office For and books, What the Dead Know and Literacy And Outreach Services And Life Sentences. Simon also brings Video Round unique insight on the conference hostTable city, New Orleans, from his current work on the TV drama “Treme”. Brooke Sponsored By Harper Collins Daniel Ellsberg: “ War And Secrecy ” Sunday, June 26th, 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. Gladstone has won a Peabody Award, two Murrow Awards, the National Press Club’s press criticism award, and has been the recipient of a Peabody and a Knight Fellowship at Stanford University. Her first book,The Influencing Machine, will be published by W. W. Norton & Company in May. Brooke Gladstone is co-host Brooke Gladstone and managing editor of NPR’s award-winning “On The Media”. A former senior editor at “Weekend Edition” and “All Things Considered”, Gladstone Sunday, June 26th, 10:30 11:30 a.m. CLICK HERE ANNUAL CONFERENCE his is your opportunity to meet and get autographs from favorite adult and children’s authors and illustrators. Click here for the latest list of author signings. Also, check the Final Program, Exhibit Directory and watch for updates in Cognotes on site in New Orleans. Meet the Authors/ Illustrators T A multiple award-winning author of more than thirty novels, C.J. Cherryh received her B.A. in Latin from the University of Oklahoma, and then went on to earn a M.A. in Classics from Johns Hopkins University. Cherryh’s novels, including Tripoint, Cyteen, and The Pride of Chanur, are famous for their knife-edge suspense and complex, realistic characters. Cherryh won the John W. Camp- C.J. Cherryh bell Award for Best New Writer in 1977. She was also awarded the Hugo Award for her short story Cassandra in 1979, and the novels Downbelow Station in 1982 » see page 10 Science Fiction/Fantasy Panel Monday, June 27th, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Featuring C.J. Cherryh And Brandon Sanderson

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ALA Cognotes New Orleans May Preview 2011
Friday’s Opening General Session Features Dan Savage
Writer, Actor Molly Shannon at Closing General Session
ALA Annual Conference Exhibits to Open Friday Afternoon
Auditorium Speaker Series Attracts Range of Authors
ALA Mobile Connects at Annual
Exhibit Floor Stage Presentations
ALA Annual Conference Exhibits
ERT Silent Auction to Benefit Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship
Wikimedia Director to Speak at ALA President’s Program
Celebrating Libraries: The Power of Renewal and Service to Their Communities
ALA Membership Pavilion
ASCLA Preconferences Offer Learning on Leadership, Consulting and Digital Collections
Enjoy Outstanding Author Lineup at 2011 Literary Tastes Breakfast
Bookmobile Sunday Focuses on Importance of Mobile Outreach Services
Now Showing @ ALA
Group Discounts Available for RUSA Preconferences in New Orleans
Noted Canadian Diplomat and Author, To Speak on Youth, Literacy and Libraries
Get Practical at YALSA’s Nuts & Bolts For Serving Teens Preconference
New Online Guide to ALA Annual Conference Targets Programming Librarians
Meet Seven Popular YA Authors at YALSA’s June 24 Reluctant Readers Preconference
Bookstore, Library Cooperation Topic of Monday Program and Discussion
The Intellectual Freedom Round Table Presents Annual Program on Saturday
Libraries Build Communities Volunteer Day
Book Editors’ New Favorites Subject of Sunday Session
Many Voices, One Nation Moves to Saturday

ALA Cognotes New Orleans May Preview 2011