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There’s a Buzz in The Air...

By Elizabeth Rich — November 20, 2009 1 min read
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After a private bus tour on the NCTE shuttle from the hotel to the massive Philly Convention Center (also hosting this weekend’s marathon--about his busy-ness today the security guard at the door said, “They’re getting their money’s worth.”), I have finally arrived. The place is packed, teeming with teachers from everywhere...

Donalyn will be emerging from Teri Lesesne’s session on “YA Books That Spark Readers” (once we have Donalyn online, she’ll be reporting on that) momentarily.

Things seen at the convention center:: A lot of teachers bent over their 400 page NCTE program, presentations stacked by doorways, presentations still being worked on, lots of NCTE badges with yellow ribbon declaring “First Time Attendee,” hundreds of teachers gathering in the halls waiting for the next session...

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