Sunday, November 21, 2010

Little Rock Rocks





Had a great time in Little Rock at the Arkansas Reading Association Fall Conference on Friday. Met lots of nice teachers and librarians, signed probably a hundred books, and even got to do a little sightseeing at the Clinton presidential library and the Old Statehouse museum. The hotel I stayed at had a beautiful view of the Arkansas River, and I walked along a piece of the 15 (18?) mile trail that stretches along its banks. I love speaking at state conferences!

Pictures: Top: Grits with seafood gumbo. Yum! Middle: View of the Arkansas River from my hotel window. Bottom: Me with Alisa Tippen, Literacy Instructional Facilitator at Oakbrooke Elementary in Sherwood, AR. She introduced me at my first speaking session.

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