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Messing Library: Book Clubs

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Newbery Book Club

The Mock Newbery Book Club

2019-20

The Newbery Book Club is sponsored by Mrs. Armstrong and Mrs. Lee. It meets once a month on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:00 in Upper Shoenberg room 136, Mrs. Armstrong's room.

The club will meet on the following dates:

September 11

October 16

November 13

December 11

January 15 Voting

January 29 Celebration

 

Contact Mrs. Armstrong for more information and to sign-up!

Books & Bagels

Books & Bagels

Everyone wants to find more time to read for pleasure. Join us every Tuesday morning to have a bagel and just read your independent reading book. No strings attached. Come in for quiet reading time. RSVP Mrs. Armstrong.

Grades 5th & 6th

Twain Book Club

Mark Twain

Books and Breakfast Club

2019-20

Mrs. Armstrong and Mrs. Lee host a Twain Breakfast Book Club for fourth, fifth, and sixth graders. The members of this club meet for breakfast at 7:15-7:45 on Thursday mornings once a month in the Lower School Library. They read and discuss the Twain Nominees and vote for their favorites. See the list of Twain nominees below.

The club will meet on the following dates:

September 12

October 17

November 14

December 12

January 16

February 13

March 12

April 9 Celebration

Contact Mrs. Armstrong for more information and to sign-up!

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7th Grade Book Club

Book club for 7th graders, where kids can choose what books to read collectively, talk about our takeaways, and bond over literature! Interested in joining? Contact Ms. Tsai

Sept. 24

Oct. 21

Nov. 11

Nov. 25

Dec. 16

Elite Book Club- 8th Grade

Elite Book Club

2019-2020

The Elite Book Club is for 8th graders who chose to be Reader-Selectors for next year's Truman books. Students in the Elite Club commit to reading 24 books in three months! Join us from August through mid-December to discuss the books and to prepare for voting during the first week of December.

The Elite Club meets in the Messing Library's Fiction room during 8th grade recess on the dates listed below. Talk to Mrs. Ostlund if you want to join. 

Dates of meetings:

August 26

September 12

October 1

October 14

October 30

November 18

Dec. 9

Tuesday, Dec. 17 Reveal Party! During 8th grade lunch and recess.