Smashing History! Award-winning children's author Kate Messner joins us on the Phoenix Zoom Channel to bust myths from your history books and share some hidden truths from History Smashers, her new series for readers in grades 3-7. From the Pilgrims to the Suffragists, get ready to be surprised and try some interactive quizzes that will test your hidden-history knowledge!
About the author: KATE MESSNER lives on Lake Champlain with her family. Her books have been New York Times Notable, Junior Library Guild, IndieBound, and Bank Street Best Books selections. Her novel The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. won the E. B. White Read Aloud Award, and her science picture books have been finalists for the American Academy for the Advancement of Sciences/Subaru SB&F prize for excellence in science writing. Before becoming a full-time writer, Kate was a TV news reporter as well as an educator who spent fifteen years teaching middle school English.
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How to register
Registration is free, but book purchases are welcomed and appreciated--thank you for supporting our author!
You must register on this page to attend the event. The event will stream on Zoom. You will receive an email with the Zoom link after registering. If you don't receive a confirmation email after registering today, contact us right away so we can check for problems now.
Buy the books!
FOR DELIVERY: Purchase a signed copy of one or both of the History Smashers titles from the Add On menu with the (shipping) ticket option. Your book will be shipped to you via USPS Media Mail following the event. We can only ship to United States addresses. Please allow 7-10 days for delivery after the event.
FOR PICK-UP: Purchase a signed copy of one or both of the History Smashers titles from the Add On menu with the (pick-up) ticket option and select the store pick-up location (Burlington, Essex, or Rutland) from the drop-down menu at the time of purchase. You will be contacted by the store you selected when your order is ready to be picked up after the event.