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Albany Children's Book Festival: Albany, NY - November 1, 2014

 

5th annual festival!

 

The morning started with a breakfast where author/illustrator Mark Teague was presented with the Schimmer Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

The award presentation was followed by a panel discussion: 
     The Future of Reading,
     The Future of Education: 
     E Books or Print?

 

Panelist Anita Silvey

 

During the festival, I had a great time sitting next to Amy Gordon.

 

Julie Berry

 

Patrice Kindl

 

Kyra Teis

 

Daniel Mahoney

 

Jeff Mack

 

Will Hubbell

also writing as Morgan Howell

 

Hudson Talbott

 

MJ and Herm Auch

 

Steve Sheinkin

 

James Preller

 

Frank Cammuso

 

Lea Wait

 

Anita Silvey

 

Mark Teague

 

Janet Lawler

 

Lindsay Barrett George

 

Diane DeGroat

 

Coleen Paratore

YA author and translator Lyn Miller-Lachmann

who took a break from participating and attended this year's festival as an on-looker, but will be back as one of the authors next year when her newest book is available.

 

Kevin Kurtz

 

volunteer and book enthusiast