Sunday, July 12, 2009

more from chicago

ALA is huge, very crowded, and the mood is incredibly positive. As one attendee noticed, there are more publishers participating in ALA than were in BEA -- and they didn't have to fly anywhere for the BEA in NYC. Here are a couple pictures of the floor:

And here is the small shrine the hotel staff created for my books. The pamphlet on the left is the ultra-cool teacher's guide for in the path of falling objects that we'll be giving out today at the YA Authors' Coffee Klatch and in booth 1813, where I will be signing books.
I had some really great and edgy conversations last night, but will save them for a future post. I need to get ready to go to work, so I'll leave you with one more random picture of downtown.