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I'm going to the International Reading Association Conference!

I had to share this with someone. I am way too excited to keep it to myself. I figured book lovers would appreciate the level of awesomeness of this event. I went to the National Council of English Teachers conference in November (which is where I scored my entire TBR bookshelf.... still reading those). Now, I get to go to an International level conference. (squealing with delight here) I can't wait to see what books I'll score now. Last time I got Lost Voices, Delirium, Angel Burn, Haven, Cryer's Cross, Reckless, Eona, Numbers #2Anna and the French Kiss, Shine, Where She Went and a "few" others. Oh, and I met Lois Lowry and the Vladamir Todd author (by accident, but worth it). =)


This time I get to meet my son's favorite author: Jeff Kinney. He's going to be thrilled. Oh, and I get to go for FREE!!


Okay, all bragging is out of my system now. Thanks for indulging. Now, let the countdown begin. (I hope my car can carry it all back. I ran out of room last time.)

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Product Details

Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Square Fish (August 21, 2007)
ISBN-10: 9780312369828
Source: My personal book


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