Illinois Reads Book Festival

Saturday, March 16, 2019


Waukegan High School

2325 Brookside Avenue

Waukegan, IL  60085


Everyone is invited to the festival and the location has FREE Parking!  


Visit the  Illinois Reads Book Festival Website for more information. 


SCHEDULE


     9:15  am               Doors Open                                                

     10:00 am               Opening Ceremony

            * Meet the Authors and Illustrators

               * Hear the Essay Contest Winners

               * Enter the Raffle!

     10:50-11:20 am    Session I Author Panels (by age/grade band)

     11:25-11:55 am    Session II Individual Author Sessions

     12:00-12:30 pm   Session III Individual Author Sessions

     12:30-1:00 pm     Autographing

     12:30-2:300 pm   Visit our vendors and enjoy activities

     2:30 pm               Production of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit

                                  451 by the Waukegan Drama Club                


Illinois Reads books will be available for purchase. 


Concessions will be available for snacks, lunches and drinks.

TENTATIVE LIST OF AUTHORS ATTENDING   

       BIRTH - 4   

  • Natalie Rompella
  • John Sullivan
  • Meg Fleming


K - 2

  • Deborah Marcero
  • Becky Cattie

3 - 5
  • Sally M. Walker
  • Suzanne Slade
  • Tom Watson
  • Mary Winn Heider
  • Allan Woodrow
  • Chad Sell

6 - 8

    • Blue Balliett
    • Adam P. Schmitt
    • Celia Perez
    • Aaron Renier
    • Lisa Jenn Bigelow
    • Stephanie Kate Strohm


    9 - 12

    • Gloria Chao
    • Claire Hartfield
    • Silvia Hidalgo

    Adult

    • Emily Robbins
    • Rebecca Makkai
    • Robert H. Jordan Jr.
    • Ronald H. Balson



    Illinois Reads can also provide bookmarks and posters highlighting the ILLINOIS READS books for your school.  To order, email Illinois Reads at info@illinoisreads.org.