Registration for the Educator Day is now open!

Professional Development Sessions, April 22 at 1–4 P.M.

The North Texas Teen Book Festival is proud to host Books, Books, Books: A Symposium for Educators @ NTTBF, sponsored by the Educational Service Centers of Region X and XI and Sam Houston State University.

Join Sam Houston State University professors Drs. Teri Lesesne, Rose Brock, and Karin Perry along with special guest authors for an exploration of three topics:

1. Is Any Book Ever Safe?: Selection v. Censorship;
2. Diversity is More Than a Hashtag; and
3. Label Making v. Label Breaking

Cost: Free
Credit Hours: 3 hours of Continuing Professional Education

Region 11 Register Now


If your school district is not in Region 10 or Region 11, choose either option to register. 

NOTE: A special ticketed Author luncheon will precede the staff development. Tickets will be available soon for the luncheon through the NTTBF website and you MUST purchase tickets in advance.




New Authors Revealed

Two more author reveal puzzles were released today on Twitter. If you would like to play along, rumor has it that you should check Twitter on Friday morning!

Add these authors to the list:

Joining us at #NTTBF16 will be @elockhart @Marie_Lu @_natalielloyd @jodimeadows & @jerameykraatz! We're so excited!


Get ready to party #yalit fans! @marierutkoski @KarenBlu @AdiAlsaid @claudiagray & @sarahdessen will be at #NTTBF16!

Drum roll please...

Our first book cover puzzle went out on Twitter this morning revealing the first 4 authors on our very long author list (as we speak the list is over 60 long!). If you would like to play along guessing our book cover puzzles, follow us on Twitter @NTTBFest. Next reveal will be coming soon!

Here are the details on the first:

We are thrilled to announce Kathi Appelt, @allycondie @RutaSepetys & @jamesdashner will be attending #NTTBF16!