PBL Youth Literature Festival, 2017

Sat., April 29th (At the Bentonville Public Library)

Festival Mission

To connect our community with authors and illustrators to spark imagination, inspire young learners and nurture a lifelong love of reading, writing and creativity.



All events are free - you only need money if you want to purchase a book. Authors will autograph books between 2:30-3:30. Come for just awhile, or stay all day!

Roland Smith, author

Zach's Lie book trailer
Elephant run book trailer
CRYPTID HUNTERS, by Roland Smith
Book Trailer of Sasquatch by Roland Smith
INDEPENDENCE HALL, by Roland Smith
Peak: By Roland Smith (Book trailer)

Alan Gratz - author

Prisoner B - 3087 Book Trailer
Code of Honor
Projekt 1065, by Alan Gratz (MPL Book Trailer #375)

James Babb - author (from Arkansas!)

The Devil's Backbone