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The Keller ISD Secondary Librarians are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual YAK Fest - Young Adult Keller Book Festival.  This year's festival, YAK Fest 2014, with the theme "The Edge of Escape," will feature 25 authors including Key Note Speaker Neal Shusterman.  Teens can get their picture taken with their favorite author in "The Escape Hatch" and buy lunch from one of the food trucks on site or purchase books from The Book Carriage.  YAK14 shirts are available for $10. So, check out the 411 below and COME TO YAK Fest 2014!! 

WHEN: Saturday, January 25th, 9 AM - 5 PM

COST: It's FREE and open to all miccle and high school students, parents, teachers, librarians and anyone that just likes a good YA read.

OPEN DOOR: Come when you can & stay for as long as you like, of course we want you there all day!

WHERE: Keller ISD's Central High School, 9450 Ray White Rd., Keller, TX  76244 (North Ft. Worth area)

SOCIAL MEDIA: twitter / facebook / webpage
https://twitter.com/YAK_Fest ; #YAK14
https://www.facebook.com/YAKbookfest
http://teacherweb.com/TX/KellerHighSchool/YAKFest/apt1.aspx

 

 

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Neal Shusterman

Author Panels:

Contempory Fiction - Christa Desir, Diana Lopez, Andrew Smith, Kody Keplinger
SciFI/Dystopia - Neal Shusterman, Jeff Hirsch, Jessica Brody
Thriller - TM Goeglein, Mary Gray, Megan Miranda, Megan Shepherd
Fantasy - Sophie Jordan, Julie Kagawa, Cassandra Rose Clarke, Mari Mancusi, Tracy Deebs
Paranormal - Tara Hudson, Victoria Scott, Heather Reid, Joy Preble, Emily McKay, Mary Lindsey
Poetry Workshop: Colin Gilbert
Writing Workshop: Polly Holyok
Storytelling: Tim Tingle

For more info, visit our social media sites or conact Janet.Adams@kellerisd.net or Lucy.Kubo@kellerisd.net if you have additional questions. If you would like to volunteer at YAK Fest 2014, please contact Susie.Steeves@kellerisd.net. Please e-mail Janet Adams if you would like to receive the poster, flyer or schedule by e-mail. Media Inquiries, please contact Stacy Wells at stacy@girlsinthestacks.com. See you at YAK Fest 2014 on January 25th!