Wednesday, October 14, 2015

TweensRead Book Festival

Another book-ish goal achieved! I served as moderator for the Five Funny Guys panels at the 2015 TweensRead event held at South Houston High School in Pasadena, Texas on Saturday, October 3.

Oh my. Are these five guys ever a hoot!

They didn't need a moderator; they needed a ringmaster with a whip.




Five Funny Guys: Gene Luen Yang, Nicholas Gannon, Jeff Anderson, Geoff Rodkey, and Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snickett)


 The tweens had lots of questions.

I was happy to see some of my librarian friends in the audience.

It was fun being moderator.

And I came home with an autographed book from each author.


Did I tell you how much it cost to attend?
Yes, it was free. Free.

Did you miss it this year?
Well, don't miss out next year!

26 comments:

  1. Book reading is a good habit and it should be encouraged more.
    Great pics.
    Happy WW!

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    1. Yes, and an event like this goes a long way toward encouraging young people to read. Hundreds of kids!

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  2. I loved Doldrums! The artwork is amazing. What a great festival.

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  3. Never knew Lemony Snickett was a book, loved the films

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    1. Oh my goodness. You must look for the Series of Unfortunate Events. The author was a blast in person, too.

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  4. Oh wow. How fantastic- what an amazing event to be part of. I so wish I could have been there.

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    1. It was so much fun! I think I was moderator of the best author panel, Five Funny Guys. Lucky, lucky me!

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  5. Looks like a great day out - and fun to see a picture of you in action too! Lots of hands flying up from the teens, encouraging ...

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    1. I had prepared questions, but I didn't need to use them...tons of questions from the kids!

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  6. Sounds like a great event, and how awesome that you got to be the moderator!

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    1. I feel so blessed to get to moderate such wacky fellows.

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  7. That looks very cool! Congratulations!

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  8. This sounds like it was such a fun event!! Glad you got to cross something off your bookish goals list!!

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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  9. Looks like fun was had by all, including the Five Funny Guys.

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  10. What a fun day! Thanks for sharing...and I would have loved to be there. Here's MY SATURDAY SNAPSHOT POST

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  11. Glad to see the enthusiasm of the young readers in your photos. Must be a rewarding experience. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Congrats! Sounds like a fun event for everyone who attended.

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  13. What a great event. I love the pictures of the enthusiastic audience.

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  14. Wow that event looks like fun. What a panel!

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