ALA 2012 has come and gone! We had an amazing time in Anaheim. Below, are some photo highlights.
Our First Second Books display of shiny graphic novels!
Our massive display of middle-grade and teen books!
And here's our massive display of picture books!
Our Wrinkle in Time display.
Our Fierce Reads display!
Author Janet Tashjian signing copies of her new YA book, For What It's Worth.
Author Julie Halpern talking about and signing galleys of Have a Nice Day, the sequel to Get Well Soon.
Fancy MacKids cookies!
Janet Tashjian and our Newbery winner Jack Gantos.
Andrew Smith signing galleys of Passenger, the sequel to The Marbury Lens.
Steve Sheinkin, author of the YALSA Award Winner for Excellence in Nonfiction The Notorious Benedict Arnold, signs galleys of his upcoming Bomb.
Spotted in the booth next to us: George RR Martin!
And spotted again in Artist's Alley chatting with First Second's Mark Siegel.
Hanging out with Cinder author Marissa Meyer
Power duo Sarah Stewart and David Small.
Newbery winner Jack Gantos signing tons of books!
Erin and Phil Stead getting reading for their signing.
Feiwel and Friends editor Liz S. guarding the galleys of Scarlet right before Marissa Meyer's signing.
One very happy fan to be getting a galley of Scarlet.
Illustrator and author Thien Pham hanging out with Jean Feiwel.
Illustrator Denise Fleming.
Our Caldecott Honoree Lane Smith.
Coretta Scott King Award Winner Shane W. Evans.
Our Newbery Honoree Eugene Yelchin signing Breaking Stalin's Nose.
The "queen of the concept book" Laura Vaccaro Seeger.
Another power duo: Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant signing galleys of their upcoming teen book, Eve and Adam.
Friends with Boys creator Faith Erin Hicks meticulously drawing.
Shadow and Bone author Leigh bardugo with some fans.
Marissa Meyer and Leigh Bardugo taking a break together.
Newbery award winner Karen Hesse siwgning galleys of her upcoming YA book, Safekeeping.
Crewel author Gennifer Albin clearly have a blast at her signing!
Yep, it's true. Those were the only galleys of Crewel and Scarlet left by the end of the show.
At the Newbery/Caldecott Banquet
Jack Gantos accepting his Newbery Medal for Dead End in Norvelt
See you next year ALA! In Chicago!