Geek Out!: A Modern Nerd's Guide to Conventions, 1st Edition

  • Katie Kawa
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538240130
  • ISBN-13: 9781538240137
  • DDC: 306
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Where can fans meet up, get autographs from their favorite stars, and buy cool merchandise? They can do all these things at conventions. There are many things fans need to know before attending their first "con," and they'll find it all in this age-appropriate guide. The engaging text and eye-catching sidebars, graphic organizers, and colorful photographs highlight many kinds of fan conventions. Whether a young fan dreams of traveling to San Diego for Comic-Con International or plans to attend a smaller con in their city, this guide will make sure they're prepared.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Cons Are Cool!.
2: Famous Firsts.
3: The Story of SDCC.
4: Something for Everyone.
5: Cons for Gamers.
6: Choose Your Con.
7: Making a Plan.
8: Seeing Stars.
9: It's Showtime!.
10: Artist Alley.
11: What to Wear.
12: Be Prepared.
13: Making Memories.
For More Information.
Other Backmatter.