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The Newspaper Club

Written & illustrated by Beth Vrabel
Book #1 in the Newspaper Club Series
Published by Running Press Kids
Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
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Shortly after Nellie Murrow, named for one of the fiercest journalists who ever lived and daughter of two (former) newspaper reporters, move to sleepy Bear Creek, Maine, rumors of vandalism and attacks at the only park in town are keeping Nellie saddled to the house.

Some townspeople say the attacks are gang recruitments. Others blame a vagrant spotted on the hiking trails around town. But when Nellie thinks like a reporter, none of those explanations make sense. Something is happening at the park, but what? All of the fake online news and rumors are clouding the real news.

Nellie wants to break the story—and break free from the front yard-but she can’t do it alone. She needs a whole club if she’s going to start the town’s first independent newspaper—The Cub Report. Creating a newspaper from scratch is going to be tough; but for Nellie, making friends is even harder.

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Who Wrote The Newspaper Club

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Beth Vrabel

I am the author of the Cybils’-nominated Caleb and Kit, ILA award-winning A Blind Guide to Stinkville, JLG-selection A Blind Guide to Normal, The Reckless Club, and the Pack of Dorks series. I’ve received starred and positive trade reviews across the board for my novels and am active in school and library visits around the country.

I grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania. In fourth grade, I won a short-story contest and promptly decided writing was what I was going to do with my life. Although my other plans—becoming a wolf biologist, a Yellowstone National Park ranger, and a professional roller skater—didn’t come to fruition, I stuck with the writing. I can’t clap to the beat nor be trusted around Nutella.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780762496853
Publication Date:
March 10, 2020
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0762496851

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