Cynthia Leitich Smith is at NCTE (the Annual Convention for the National Council of Teachers of English.) Here's her report. It's like the nicer, kinder, kidlit version of the PrivacyWatch.
Raise your hand if you wish you were there.
Well, start saving your pennies; next year (November 15 to 20) it's in NYC. Proposals are due January (this is a pdf file).
Edited to add: Chicken Spaghetti has a round up of all the bloggers who went to NCTE and their reports.
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