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Thousand Islands Book Festival: Cape Vincent, NY - June 6, 2015
Marsha Hayles, Robin Pulver, and I drove from Rochester, NY to Cape Vincent on the Thousand Islands for the 3rd annual Reading on the River Festival.  Arriving the day before, we had a chance to visit Tibbetts Lighthouse.

Thanks to the hospitality of the festival committee and volunteers, we stayed at the beautiful Maple Grove Bed and Breakfast.


The festival was held at Cape Vincent Elementary School with the help of many volunteers


Robin Pulver


Marsha Hayles


Hope Marston



Beauty and the Beast Storytellers Mitch Weiss and Martha Hamilton



Scott Keen and Joseph Orobono



Hope Marston and Rachel Guido deVries



Aaron Starmer



Ellen Hinkley King



Suzanne Rothenberger



Charles R. Smith



Kate Messner and James Preller



VVV with Joe Bruchac


with my fairy godmother for the day, Angela



The Festival officially opens...


Winner of student writing contest.


Beauty and the Beast Storytellers start us off with a story.


Charles R. Smith leads the audience in a rhythmic exercise.


At my morning session...


Thank goodness the girl on the left came to the festival!  She was able to fix my mis-behaving cell phone (because her grandfather has the same kind).



Afternoon session...