BookExpo: Children's Book & Author Breakfast Lineup Set

Jacqueline Woodson

The lineup has been announced for BookExpo's Children's Book & Author Breakfast, which will be held Friday, June 1. Recently appointed National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson will discuss her two upcoming titles: The Dream of America, her first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming; and The Day You Begin, on which she teamed up with two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López.

Joining Woodson on stage will be Dave Eggers talking about his upcoming children's book, What Can a Citizen Do?; Caldecott Honor book artist and five-time Pura Belpré Award winner Yuyi Morales, who shares her own immigration story in Dreamers; and Meg Medina, discussing her middle-grade novel, Merci Suárez Changes Gears. In addition, a surprise special guest will be announced shortly.

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