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Suggestions for future YA Lit. Symposiums

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hannah Berry Oct 29, 2012. 3 Replies

Post and discuss here any suggestions for future Ya. Lit. Symposiums.

Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jamie Krakover Nov 2, 2012. 16 Replies

Here's the forum for letting the symposium attendees in on all of those little-known coffee shops, restaurants and attractions you know about that make St. Louis interesting.Continue

Favorites at the Symposium!

Started Aug 30, 2011 0 Replies

Post and discuss here on any favorites from the symposium:  authors, presentations or acquired knowledge!

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Here is where you can find all the updates for the symposium!  Post here to let us know anything we might not have heard, as well!

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Jamie Krakover replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"oh it's never too cold for ted drewes :)"
Nov 2, 2012
Sara Kiplinger replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"There are some pretty good restaurants on Laclede's Landing as well....The Old Spaghetti Factory, Morgan Street Brewery, etc. It should be a VERY short walk from the hotel."
Nov 2, 2012
Sara Kiplinger replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"How did I forget Ted Drewes frozen custard?! Wonderful!  Though this is kind of a bad time of year for it :("
Nov 2, 2012
Linda Mercer replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"Here are some fun things: Saratoga Lanes (http://www.saratogalanes.com/) an old fashioned bowling alley I concur about City Museum. You really shouldn't miss it. It's not a museum full of paintings and sculpture, but recycled things made…"
Nov 1, 2012
Linda Mercer replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"Crown Candy is fantastic and the "real deal!""
Nov 1, 2012
Hannah Berry replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Suggestions for future YA Lit. Symposiums
"Powells bookstore in Portland Oregon is like book heaven. Oregon is the one place I've been where they automatically pump the gas for you so you never need to leave the car when filling up the tank, they also have the nicest drivers on the…"
Oct 29, 2012
Kate Walker replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Suggestions for future YA Lit. Symposiums
"Totally agree about Portland!  Austin, TX also has nice weather in November and good public transportation!"
Oct 29, 2012
Robin F. Kurz replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Suggestions for future YA Lit. Symposiums
"New Orleans--great weather and good conference rates in November! Portland, OR--beautiful city, great bookstores, and excellent mass transit!"
Oct 28, 2012
Tom Spicer commented on Donna Block's event The Fresh and Onlys at Firebird
"Boy, would I!? So lucky they are there that night!  The new one is supposed to be great!"
Oct 7, 2012
Tom Spicer is attending Donna Block's event

The Fresh and Onlys at Firebird at Firebird

November 2, 2012 from 7:30pm to 10pm
The Fresh and Onlys are playing at Firebird on Friday, Nov 2 and tickets are only $10! Doors open at 7:30, anyone want to meet in the hotel lobby and head over together?UPDATE: Let's plan to meet in the lobby @ 7:00pm, after the opening reception! Transportation options include bus (about 30 minutes, $2 each way) or cab (10 minutes, probably about $4/person) - we can take a vote. :)Tickets are available through the website. The box office will be open 12-5pm and 6:30pm on if anyone wants to…See More
Oct 7, 2012
Tom Spicer posted a blog post

Infographics and Teens' Reading Habits?

The infographic seen in this article on successful e-books and their readership is so colorful, slick and visually gorgeous, that we almost forgot that there is some very interesting information being presented.  The article's author, Andrea Smith, does a great job of pointing out (which was created by a company called…See More
Oct 7, 2012
Jamie Krakover replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"They have really good milkshakes!"
Sep 25, 2012
Jamie Krakover replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"St. Louis has a ton of free stuff to do, previously mentioned is the zoo and science center, also nearby the zoo is the art museum and history museum which are also free. The city museum although not free is a really cool place to hang out…"
Sep 25, 2012
Jamie Krakover replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"As a St. Louis Native I have to concur Lion's Choice is the best! Other food native to St. Louis that you must try, Toasted Ravioli, and gooey butter cake."
Sep 25, 2012
Sara Kiplinger replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
" I lived in St. Louis last year and taught in a school in the downtown area.  There is a place called Crown Candy that is really neat to visit (and eat at). "
Sep 11, 2012
Hannah Berry replied to Tom Spicer's discussion Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis
"Here is St. Louis Click this link to watch a video by Anastasis Films on St. Louis."
Sep 7, 2012

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Infographics and Teens' Reading Habits?

Posted on October 7, 2012 at 9:58am 0 Comments

The infographic seen in this article on successful e-books and their readership is so colorful, slick and visually gorgeous, that we almost forgot that there is some very interesting information being presented.  The article's author, Andrea Smith, does a great job of pointing out (which was created by a…

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