A book signing featuring 17 popular young adult authors is planned from 4 to 6 p.m. March 12 at Barnes & Noble in Kennewick.
Authors scheduled to attend are: Dale Basye, Jennifer Bradbury, Tera Lynn Childs, Kimberly Derting, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Kelly Milner Halls, Ellen Hopkins, Lauren Kate, Kazu Kibuishi, Lish McBride, Jennifer Nielsen, Alyson Noel, Neal Shusterman, Alexander Gordon Smith, N.D. Wilson and Allen Zadoff.
The event is is association with Cavalcade of Authors, a writing conference for Mid-Columbia students.
A percentage of sales from the week will help Cavalcade bring in more authors next year.
Customers should tell their cashier they’d like their purchase to support Cavalcade, a Barnes & Noble news release said.
The bookstore is at the Columbia Center mall.