More about Kate Messner: She is an award-winning author whose books for kids have been New York Times Notable, Junior Library Guild, IndieBound, and Bank Street College of Education Best Books selections. The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. was the winner of the 2010 E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers. Kate also spent fifteen years teaching middle school and earned National Board Certification in 2006. She lives on Lake Champlain with her family and loves spending time outside, whether it’s kayaking in the summer or skating on the frozen lake when the temperatures drop.
Book orders: Students can purchase Ms. Messner's books using the attached order from. Checks should be written to EFMS, and orders returned by Wednesday, Oct. 11.
Lunch: Because of Ms. Messner's schedule, Middle School lunch will be delayed until after her presentation.