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Extra! Extra! Make Your Own Newspaper Club!

Welcome to The Newspaper Club, cub reporters! As Nellie says, “What could more exciting than kicking off a brand new newspaper—one that we could create entirely on our own?” The goal of most newspapers is to report the news and not be the news, but when it comes to a family or class newspaper, you and the other members are primary sources. This is space to report the stories happening around you and within your families. So, grab a couple pens (Nellie suggests one red pen and one blue pen), flip your notebook to a blank page, and let’s get started!

Beth Vrabel

45 Minute Program

 

$250


Author of The Newspaper Club series and former journalist will give young reporters the scoop on the pivotal role journalism has on our society and profile powerful reporters from history (and how they inspired The Newspaper Club characters) in this interactive, fast-paced presentation. She'll give tips on strengthening media literacy, including how to spot bias and unreliable sources. Most exciting of all, she'll give reporters all the tools they need to kick off their own newspaper club, whether it's for their school, friend group or family.

About the Author

Beth Vrabel won a story contest in fourth grade and promptly decided writing was what she was going to do with her life. (To tell you the truth, she got fourth place.) Twenty-five years later, she had her first book signing at that same library. Beth is author of Cybils'-nominated Caleb and Kit, ILA award-winning A Blind Guide to Stinkville, the Pack of Dorks and The Newspaper Club series. To Tell You the Truth releases in June 2021. When she’s not visiting schools to talk about storytelling, Beth’s in New England with her family, two over-Instagrammed dogs and six chickens.

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