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KidsReading Club: The Witch Boy Graphic Novel

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Saturday, 11:00 am EST November 14, 2020

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Our online KidsReading Club offers middle-graders a literary social outlet with peers their age (9-12). We’re excited to hold our first discussion on The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag. In this graphic novel, thirteen-year-old Aster wants to learn witchcraft, even though his community of witches and shape-shifters forbids it for boys. Featuring a diverse cast of engaging characters, The Witch Boy will encourage conversations about friendship, self-discovery, and gender norms.

N.R. Lambert will lead the 90-minute, single-session meet on Saturday, November 14 at 11am.

This group will take place online via Zoom. Participants will receive instructions for access prior to the first session.

The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag, Book Cover - Carla Cain-Walther

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  • Nancy Lambert Headshot - Carla Cain-Walther

    Nancy R. Lambert

    Nancy R. Lambert

    Nancy R. Lambert (she/her) is a speculative fiction author from New York City who has written and ghostwritten more than 40 books for young readers. As N.R. Lambert, her short fiction appears in Fireside Quarterly, Cast of Wonders, and PseudoPod, among others, and is forthcoming in the anthologies, Lovecraft Mythos (Flame Tree Publishing, 2020) and Don’t Turn Out the Lights: A Tribute to Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (HarperCollins, 2020). She’s also written for Entertainment Weekly, TIME, and LIFE. She was a 2019 U.S. National Park Service Artist-in-Residence at Fire Island National Seashore. In addition to her work as a pop culture author and freelance copywriter, she volunteers with Read Ahead and 826NYC. To learn more, visit