Holiday book fair to feature Schuylerville teacher

Darrin Renner, a social studies teacher at Schuylerville Middle School, will be featured during the first annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair “Let’s Talk About Books” event at the Strand Theater in Hudson Falls on Friday, Nov. 23.

Renner is the author of the historical fiction book “The Adventures of Silas Freethorn: A Puritan Tale” set in mid 1600s North America. He has also written two contemporary fiction titles set in the Adirondacks, “Raising Dad,” “Using Middle School Rules” and soon to be released “Little Land of Loose Ends.” He will share his inspiration for becoming a writer and be assisted by Schuylerville Middle School students Mary McGloine, Maddie Solan, Nora Hughes, Nate Levin, Hannah Citron, and Meghan Krahling, who will introduce each book.

The event runs from 1-5:30 p.m., with authors taking the stage between 2-3 p.m. Admission is free.