Come find our booth in the Hub Ballroom. We'll bring a great selection of books for makers of all ages, and you'll have a chance to meet three area authors!
Stop by at 1:30 to meet picture book Sue Fliess, author of Mary Had a Little Lab about an enterprising young inventor. Mary wants a pet, but it isn’t one she can easily buy…so she makes one with the Sheepinator!
At 2:30PM, meet Erin Teagan, author the Luciana books, American Girl's 2018 Girl of the Year. Luciana is over the moon—she’s going to Space Camp! But when she’s picked to lead her team in a robot challenge, instead of rocketing her crew to success she steers them straight into trouble.
Learn more about the history of space exploration at 3:30 with George Leopold, author of Calculated Risk: The Life and Times of Gus Grissom. Drawing on extensive interviews with fellow astronauts, NASA engineers, family members, and friends of Gus Grissom, George Leopold delivers a comprehensive survey of Grissom’s life that places his career in the context of the Cold War and the history of human spaceflight.
Maker Faire NoVa is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy making, experimenting, learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue to for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth — a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired! Tickets are now on sale, http://nova.makerfaire.com/tickets/.