Which memory stands out?
The first attendance?
The first “Slicer” dinner?
The first presentation?
The first sighting of _______?
The first time meeting ______ IRL (In Real Life)?
The roller coaster ride by many #G2Great friends?
The first signed book by a #G2Great author?
Meeting up with #WRRD chat mates?
Catching up with #TCRWP friends?
Meeting “Slicers” IRL?
Seeing and hearing about upcoming publications?
The incredibly cold, cold, cold weekend?
Impressed by the articulate #BowTieBoys?
The amazing learning?
Sitting on the floor in an auditorium learning with and from literacy giants?
Not being allowed by venue staff to sit on the floor?
Packing devices to tweet and record notes at the speed of light?
Meeting and learning with authors of student books?
Too many memories to make a decision
Which story to tell?
Which one will be left out?
Embracing the past five years of attendance
Learning, Laughing, and following literacy giants
Receive awards and humbly elevate friends
And peers who made all things possible.
Reading, Writing, Talking, Thinking,
Sharing as we meet,
Celebrating each other’s accomplishments
Celebrating our uniqueness
Celebrating our differences
Celebrating our similarities
Celebrating our togetherness!
Houston, home of #NCTE18 in 10 days!
Will you be there?
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