Authors

The following authors will be appearing at the 2010 SLMS Conference.


2010 Knickerbocker Award Winner Laurie Halse Anderson

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Laurie Halse Anderson is the New York Times-bestselling author who writes
for kids of all ages. Known for tackling tough subjects with humor and
sensitivity, her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her
books, Speak and Chains, were National Book Award finalists. Laurie has
been honored with receiving the 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award for her
“significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature…”. Mother
of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Northern New York, where she
likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures
on Twitter, http://twitter.com/ halseanderson
and on her blog, http://halseanderson. livejournal.com/.

James Preller

Friday Luncheon Speaker

http://www.jamespreller.com/

Matt McElligott

Saturday Luncheon Speaker

http://matthewmcelligott.com/wordpress/category/frontpage

Peter Marino

Friday Session
http://www.neami.com/client/index.html

Coleen Murtagh Paratore

Friday Author Panel

http://www.coleenparatore.com/

Carol Weston

Friday Author Panel
http://www.carolweston.com/

Jana Laiz

Friday Author Panel
http://www.janalaiz.com/

Karen Beil

Signing

http://www.karenbeil.com/karenbeil/Home.html


Sylvie Kantorovitz (Wickstrom)

Signing

http://www.sylviewickstrom.com/home.html

Ann Tufariello

Signing

http://www.anntufariello.com/