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Thank You for Joining Us at ILA 2019!


Welcome to ILA 2019 Event

Don't miss the opportunity to laissez les bons temps rouler (let the good times roll, as they say in the Big Easy!) and kick off your conference experience at this exclusive Exhibit Hall preview and networking event. Get in the Mardi Gras spirit on Thursday, October 10, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, as you mix, mingle, and learn with exhibitors, Core Conference attendees, and Institute Day participants.

Welcome Event Exhibitor Activities

Visit these exhibitors during the event for special giveaways, offers, and treats!

Candlewick Press, Booth 300
We are kicking off our Princess in Black Photo Booth. Channel #theprincessinblack and fight a monster while wearing a tiara, a mask, or both! Enter our raffle to win an ORIGINAL PIECE of Princess in Black art by LeUyen Pham!

Collaborative Classroom, Booth 426
Join us for the Welcome to ILA Raffle! Scan your badge for a chance to win $1,000 to spend on Collaborative Classroom curricula and classroom libraries!

Corwin Literacy, Booth 801
Stop by our booth for hurricanes and popcorn bars! Plus, author meet and greets with Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, Nancy Akhavan, Diane Lapp, Kelly Johnson, and Laura Robb and 25% off all books (and free shipping!).

Crabtree Publishing, Booth 431
We are giving out a free book from the "Full STEAM Ahead!" series! to the first 100 attendees to visit our booth!

Curriculum Associates, Booth 701
Visit our booth during the event for complimentary baked goods!

Guilford, Booth 826
Stop by during the event for a special raffle for your chance to win three books!

HMH, Booth 219
Visit our booth for complimentary popcorn and hurricanes!

Lerner Publishing Group, Booth 511
We will be giving out free ARCs, free Lola plush toys, and free Words Are CATegorical posters for teaching the parts of speech (while supplies last)!

Lindie Lou, Booth 335
Stop by our booth for a taste of New Orleans' own King Cakes. The people who get the babies will win Lindie Lou Adventure Series gifts!

Macmillan Children, Booth 400
Visit us during the event for free giveaways of Writing Radar: Teacher's Edition by Jack Gantos, TinkerActive Workbooks, upcoming ARC books, and a $5 book sale!

Pioneer Valley Books, Booth 907
Stop by during the event to get your free book (while supplies last)!

Richard C. Owen Publishers, Booth 200
Stop by our booth for your chance at a 10 free books raffle (multiple winners!), a free copy of "Eat Your Broccoli" (author signing 10/12 at noon), and see Barry Lane perform!

Scholastic, Booth 526
Join us as we celebrate the release of The Next Step Forward in Word Study and Phonics, the latest title from literacy experts Jan Richardson and Michele Dufresne. Meet the authors in person while enjoying some sweet treats and giveaways. 75 lucky visitors will receive a free copy of the book!

Sleeping Bear Press, Booth 635
Serving cider spiced pumpkin cake from Cherry Republic (a Michigan-based company). We will also have a drawing for a selection of our Halloween books!

Studentreasures, Booth 631
Visit our booth for your chance at one of our souvenir tote bags, perfect for carrying around all your Lagniappe. Plus, enter to win a class set of 25 books written and illustrated by your class (valued at over $500)!

Thorndike Press, Booth 926
Join us for a Classroom Resources Raffle for your chance to win classroom essentials like book bins, cubbies, organizers, flexible seating, classroom basics, Thorndike Press books, and more!

Trinity Elite Education & Co., Booth 212
Visit our booth for a giveaway, a free book with purchase, and a special buy one, get one half off discount!

Wikki Stix, Booth 913
Free samples when you visit our booth as well as free supplies to decorate a Mardi Gras mask!