1. I wish I would have been able to go to ALA.
2. I wish I would have been able to see Sapphire at ALA!
But we non-ALA goers can get a glimpse through a recorded interview Sapphire gave to a librarian during ALA:
In the same note as Sapphire, here is one of my new favorite people, Delicia Greene (more on here tomorrow), talking about Push:
Additional resource of interest:
Sapphire’s Story: How ‘Push’ Became ‘Precious’. NPR: All Things Considered. 6 Nov 2009.