The 36th edition of the Miami Book Fair International took place November 17–24 at Miami Dade College in Florida. The event brought together hundreds of authors—including a number of acclaimed children’s and YA writers—and thousands of fans. We’ve gathered a selection of highlights from the festival.

YA author Angie Thomas discusses her latest novel, On the Come Up (HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray), with journalist Marva Hinton.

Andrea Beaty signs copies of Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (Abrams), the latest picture book in her Questioneers series, illustrated by David Roberts.

The “Unusual Heroes: Stuffies, Ghosts, and Warriors, Oh My!” panel featured authors (from l.) Liz Braswell (Stuffed, Disney-Hyperion), Katie Zhao (The Dragon Warrior, Bloomsbury), and William Lashner (Elizabeth Webster and the Court of Uncommon Pleas, Disney-Hyperion).

Duncan Tonatiuh reading from his nonfiction book, Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War (Abrams).