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Not An Ordinary Book Fair at USA Science & Engineering Festival

The first Science, Technology, Education & Mathematics Book Fair will be held at the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 28-29, 2012. The USA Science & Engineering Festival Book Fair will include explosive science experiments, hands-on demonstrations, and explanations of real-life science within the Festival. The Book Fair merges excellent written works from best-selling authors with the actual hands-on science of the Festival. Thirty-six Featured Authors will discuss their books covering a full range of science, math, engineering and technology topics for students grades K-12. Authors Presentations will be on the following Festival Stages: Family Science, Teen Fiction, Teen Non-Fiction, High School Stories of Science, High School Discoveries in Science, and Hands On Science. Register for FREE tickets to our Featured Author Evening: Science Stories in Society & School: Using Narrative to Bridge the Gap.


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Each Featured Author will give a 45 minute presentation to include 15 minutes of Q&A as well as a Book Signing. Check our author biographies to see a complete lineup of award winning Featured Authors. Recent Books from Featured Authors will be sold through a New York Times Reporting Bookseller at the EXPO. Download and Print ALL Featured Author Biographies and then Schedule your Featured Author times through our online scheduler.
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Buy Books at the Book Fair

We have a fantastic array of independent publishers, scientific organizations, and authors selling and distributing books in all areas of science & engineering for youth and young adults. Click here to see a list of currently registered Bookselling Exhibitors. We also have Scholastics Magic School Bus at the Book Fair.


Complete list of Author Presentations:

Use the Author Schedules to plan out your day. Through the Author Biography Page you can schedule the Author Presentations with the Festival Performances you want to see.


Saturday April 28th, 2012


Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Start Time

Teen Fiction

High School
- Discovery in Science

Hands On Science

10:00 AM

Pendred Noyce

Lisa Randall

Ken Denmead

10:55 AM

Homer Hickam

Joe Palca

William Gurstelle

11:50 AM

Benedict Carey

Sheril Kirshenbaum

Ed Sobey

12:45 PM

Julie Chibarro

Curt Stager

Allen Kurzweil

1:40 PM

Susan Beth Pfeffer


Dustyn Roberts


Book Fair Online Store

Shop our online Book Fair Store and see all the fabulous Book Fair Featured Authors and Festival Authors. The author categories are the same as the Book Fair Stages.
Questions about the Book Fair - contact Laura at