“Most people don't realize how important librarians are. I ran across a book recently which suggested that the peace and prosperity of a culture was solely related to how many librarians it contained. Possibly a slight overstatement. But a culture that doesn't value its librarians doesn't value ideas and without ideas, well, where are we?”
Neil Gaiman

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Straight from the Jar...: ALA and New Orleans

Ingrid Law, excellent award-winning author, well-known for her book Savvy, spoke with Jennifer Holm and Kirby Lawson at ALA during one of the workshops on what it's like to be an author who has won awards for their first book in writing successive books. All three authors have written further award-winning books. It was exciting to hear them speak. They were all filled with passion and energy and a true love for their craft. Check out Ingrid's blog!

Straight from the Jar...: ALA and New Orleans: My time in New Orleans was great fun. ALA overflowed with amazing librarians, teachers, authors, publishers, and friends. I managed to do a ...

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