Thursday, January 15, 2015

North Texas Teen Book Festival

Inaugural North Texas Teen Book Festival Announces Lineup

The inaugural North Texas Teen Book Festival (NTTBF), a free, one-day festival highlighting Young Adult and Middle Grade literature, is pleased to announce its full lineup of more than 50 New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed authors.

While authors are confirming participation weekly, as of today, the following authors will appear at the 2015 festival: David Levithan, Stephanie Perkins, Ally Condie, Heather Brewer, Lisa McMann, Ally Carter, Gordon Korman, Soman Chainani and many more. Visit  for the complete, most up-to-date listing.

The NTTBF will take place Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center, located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Keynote and endnote duos will bookend the NTTBF’s speaker panels. Attendees can “Speed Date with a Book” throughout the day with a book signing party concluding the festival.  Book sales will be available courtesy of Half Price Books beginning at 8 a.m.

About North Texas Teen Book Festival
The North Texas Teen Book Festival is presented by Irving Public Library in conjunction with the Friends of the Irving Public Library. Partners include Half Price Books, the DFW chapter of the Forever YA book club, local school districts, museums, and other public libraries. This program is funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission, generous community donations through a successful Kickstarter campaign and corporate sponsors. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @NTTBFest. Media resources (including posters, bookmarks, etc. can be found here:

Need ideas of how to get your students or yourself involved? Contact Rose Brock,

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