We are thrilled to be part of the 4th Annual Alexandria Story Festival on Saturday, September 28 from 10am to 1pm at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia!

What a great event it is going to be…all benefitting Wright to Read, a wonderful charity that recruits, screens, trains and supports volunteers who tutor elementary students in reading and provide a mentoring relationship. Wright to Read started serving Alexandria students in 1979.

Check out this outstanding list of authors that will featured in addition to our author, Shannon…

  • Jonathan AuxierPeter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes
  • John Belemans Marciano The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield, Madeline and the Old House in Paris, Madeline at the White House, Madeline and the Cats of Rome, and others
  • Erin CabatinganA is for Musk Ox, Musk Ox Counts
  • Elisabeth DahlGenie Wishes
  • Martha Freeman – The Case of the Diamond Dog Collar, The Case of the Ruby Slippers, The Year My Parents Ruined My Life, and others
  • Anne Marie PaceVampirina Ballerina Hosts a Sleepover, Vampirina Ballerina
  • Erica PerlKing of the Zoo, Chicken Butt, and others
  • Trevor Pryce – An Army of Frogs: A Kulipari Novel
  • Mark TatulliDesmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic, Lio: Making Friends, Lio:There’s a Monster in My Socks, and others

The Alexandria Story Festival is hosted by Wright to Read, Hooray for Books!, ACPS Face Center and Carson Scholars Fund.  All four organizers are committed to children’s literacy. Wright to Read is an non-profit tutoring and mentoring program in Alexandria. Hooray for Books! is a local independent book- store. The TC Williams Carson Reading Room is a space for leisure reading at Alexandria’s high school. The Family and Community Engagement Centers of Alexandria City Public Schools encourage parents and community members to get involved in the education of Alexandria school children.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 28!!