My new friend Roni who I carpooled with and was my conference buddy
This is just half of the Ballroom where we gathered for key note speakers of celebrity status in the world of children's literature
A few snaps of the lux Hyatt Regency where we roomed and learned
Author Jay Asher (best known for the YA "13 Reasons Why") who actually lives in San Luis! He is quite a celeb in YA fiction and the nicest guy ever
Another big celeb Arthur Levine. Founder of a big publishing house and one of the editors responsible for bringing Harry Potter to the shelves! He read us poetry and made us weep.