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Flaired out badge
















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Enjoying Jamie Lee Curtis












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Hearing Greg Mortenson










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winning a $30 gift certificate at the Spin a Wheel











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Meeting Willy Clafin







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Jan Peck and David Davis






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Joe Hayes SCARED me!

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Loving the poetry of Kristene O'Connell George





















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Storm in the Barn author-Matt Phelen


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Newbery Medal winner Rebecca Stead





















My favorite session was Picturing Greatness featuring authors and illustrators- Dan Yaccarino, Chris Barton, Eric Rohmann, and Kevin O'Malley. I would have enjoyed just sitting and listening to these four highly creative men chat with each other for hours. I leaned so much from this session. Dan Yaccarino commented how people are concerned that Ebooks will replace picture books. Summed up, he said something to the effect of: "I am sure that at one time in the history of the world somebody said, I am really going to miss the weight of a scroll in my hand or I am really going to miss the feel of a chisel in my hand.. It is all part of progress."

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Dan Yaccarino and fan