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September 2004 - June 2005 Album

Baltimore Book Festival -
September 19, 2004:
Fantasy Book Group from The Children's Book Store

Corning's Celebration of Books,
in Corning, NY -
September 25:
Elaine Costello, Stu Smith, Tedd Arnold, VVV, Carol Johmann, Joan Baier, Marsha Hayles


School #16,
in Rochester, NY -
Oct. 21

NYLA Conference,
in Rochester, NY:
Panel:  View into a Writer's Group -
October 23:
VVV, MJ Auch, Patience Brewster, Bruce Coville, Robin Pulver  



Children's Literature Connection Fall Book Festival,
in Troy, NY -
October 24: 
VVV and Lauren


Letchworth Middle School,
in Gainesville, NY -
November 8

Attica, New York -
November 10: 
BOCES Program Assistant Donna Katter, Attica Middle School librarian Dorothy Miller, Attica High School librarian Mary Anne Metz, VVV


8th annual Rochester Children's Book Festival -
November 13



Cynthia DeFelice



Carol Johmann



Ellen Stoll Walsh



Linda Sue Park



Marge Facklam



Marsha Hayles



Mary Cowan



Michelle Knudsen



Stu Smith



Susan Beckhorn and Robin Pulver



MJ and Herm Auch



VVV and fan



Will Hubbell


Rochester Children's Book Festival attendees


St. John Fisher College,
in Rochester, NY:
Children's Lit class -
November 15: 
Marsha Hayles, VVV, Carol Johmann


Montgomery County Teen Book Festival,
in Houston, TX -
January 22, 2005: 
VVV with helpers Jeff, Evan, Lauren, and Amanda


Kennedy Junior High,
in Lisle, IL -
February 24


Cass Jr. High,
in Darien, IL -
February 25: 
writing workshop


Central Missouri State University Children's Literature Festival,
in Warrensburg, MO -
March 6 - 8


Creekside Books & Coffee,
a great independent bookstore in Skaneateles, NY -
March 12: 
VVV with owner Erika Davis and her daughters, Mallory (seated) and Alaina


Southgate Elementary,
in Loudonville, NY -
March 16

Monroe Community College,
in Rochester, NY:
Off To See the Wizard Conference -
March 19: 
members of Rochester Area Children's Writers & Illustrators:  Margie Hillenbrand, Joe Sottile, Larry Dickens, VVV, Barbara Underhill


Penfield Library,
in Penfield, NY/
March 20


Shannon, participating in a job shadowing program for her school


Mt. Airy Middle School,
in Mt. Airy, MD:
Family Night, at the Media Center Book Fair -
April 7 - 8


Ballenger Creek Middle School,
in Frederick, MD -
April 11


Monocacy Middle School,
in Frederick, MD -
April 12


Governor Thomas Johnson Middle School,
in Frederick, MD -
April 13


Thurmont Middle School,
in Thurmont, MD -
April 14


Crestwood Middle School,
in Frederick, MD -
April 15


Hartford Memorial Middle School,
in White River Junction, VT -
April 27: 
Gail, Mischa, VVV, Julia, Cindy


Henry James Memorial School,
in Simsbury, CT -
May 2:  
with media specialist Sue Eblen

Barnard Brown School,
in Hartford, CT:
Barnard Brown/Tootin'Hills Sister School Program -
April 3: 
with librarian Rosemary Penchone

Chemung Area Reading Council Annual Dinner
at the Crystal House in Horseheads, NY -
May 12: 
with Denise Glowaski and Carol Arnold


Rochester Children's Librarians' Retreat,
in Rochester, NY -
May 18

Southworth Library - Dryden Middle/High School visit,
in Dryden, NY -
May 14:  
Southworth Library librarian Gail, page Katherine, Dryden Middle/High School Media Specialist Andrew, and VVV


Burger Middle School,
in Henrietta, NY-
May 15

Oakfield-Alabama Elementary School,
in Oakfield, NY -
May 30: 
with author Marsha Hayles,  BOCES School Library System Coordinator Christopher Harris, and librarian Christine Ferris

Genesee Valley BOCES School Library System Development Day,
in Batavia, NY -
June 3:  
Mary Miskell, Kathy Collins, Carin Barwick, VVV, Avis Sweeting, Pam Hatton (Geneseo Central School District)
(picture courtesy of Carin Barwick)

Knapp Winery Finger Lakes Authors and Artist Day,
in Romulus, NY -
June 4: 
with Jean R. Paige,  Aaron Lazar,  Mary Ellen Lee,  Leona Jensen, and  Mark Naples 


Terry Taylor School,
in Spencerport, NY -
June 6