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Nonfiction Smackdown!

Nonfiction Smackdown!

Are you a kid who loves learning new things? Do you devour books about TRUE things like nature, history, geography, and science? Join our Nonfiction Smackdown club to read and vote: Whose facts will reign supreme?!?!

Each month you'll read 2 or 3 picture book nonfiction titles assigned by your fearless leader, Librarian Ashley. When we get together for our monthly meeting, we'll discuss the books, loosely using the nonfiction Sibert Medal criteria. Then we'll vote and decide which one we think is the BEST. At our January meeting, we'll have one big vote to see which book was our ultimate favorite and rank all the titles.

This book discussion club is for kids in grades 4-5. We will meet once a month on the 3rd Thursday. Snacks will be provided, and assigned books will be placed on hold for club participants. When you register, you are signing up for all 5 meetings. *Online registration is closed, but space is still available. Call the Children's Room at 781-942-6705 or email us at rdgchild@noblenet.org to register for the remaining sessions.*

Dates & Times:
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Thursday, September 15, 2022
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Thursday, October 20, 2022
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Thursday, November 17, 2022
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Thursday, December 15, 2022
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Thursday, January 19, 2023
Children's Program Room
  Author Events/Book Discussion     Classes & Workshops     Grades 4-5  
Registration has closed. (This event has to be booked as part of a series)

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