Saturday, November 4
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Young Readers Fest in Flagstaff, Arizona is the biggest breakout event of the Northern Arizona Book Festival. Visit the Facebook Event page.
Young Readers Fest Schedule
Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Downtown Library
1-1:30 p.m.: Join our opening author Matthew Henry Hall as leads some fun singalongs and shares his latest book The Lucky Hat, about a boy who loses his hat at the Grand Canyon and keeps returning to find it.
1:30-2 p.m.: Local author Susan Olberding shares her book for young and old alike on the joys and wonders of the San Francisco Peaks, and tells a few stories along the way.
2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Navajo artist and illustrator Bahe Whitethorne Jr., who has worked on the Salina Bookshelf series Keepers of the Windclaw Chronicles and a story on the Navajo Twins, will share his creative processes and insights.
2:30-3 p.m.: Author Nancy Bo Flood will share her book young teens, Soldier Sister, Fly Home, about a Navajo girl whose sister heads to war, and a promise that she needs to keep. Nancy is the author of several books for readers of all ages.
3 p.m.-4 p.m.: We move warp speed into some thrilling sci-fi and speculative fiction with readings from Amy K. Nichols (While You Were Gone and Now That You’re Here) and Aden Polydoros (The Pandora Project).
At the Bright Side Bookshop, 18 N. San Francisco, Flagstaff
6 p.m.-8 p.m.: Join us for our Young Adult Author Night at Bright Side Bookshop. We’ll have refreshments, a display of great books, and a lot of excitement and fun on tap. Celebrated young adult authors Amy Fellner Dominy and Erin Jade Lange will present and share thoughts and stories on their books. Dominy is the author of Die For You and A Matter of Heart. Lange is the author of Dead Ends, Butter, and Rebel Bully Geek Pariah.