5th Grade Bala Cynwyd MS Field Trip to See Amy Sarig King on May 24

Renowned author Amy Sarig King will be addressing the 5th graders of Black Rock, Bala Cynwyd, and Welsh Valley Middle Schools


About Amy Sarig King

A.S. King has been called “One of the best Y.A. writers working today” by the New York Times Book Review. King is the author of highly-acclaimed novels including 2021’s SW/TCH, 2020 Michael L. Printz Award winner and LA Times Book Prize finalist DIG, 2016’s Still Life with Tornado, 2015’s surrealist I Crawl Through It, Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, Reality Boy, the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner Ask the Passengers, Everybody Sees the Ants, 2011 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Please Ignore Vera Dietz among others. She also writes middle grade fiction as Amy Sarig King, including Attack of the Black Rectangles. In 2022, King received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for her significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.

She is a faculty member of the Writing for Children and Young Adults MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and spends many months of the year traveling the country speaking to high school and university students, educators, and humans who care about the mental health of young people. After a decade living self-sufficiently and teaching literacy to adults in Ireland, she now lives in Pennsylvania.

Order by May 10, 2023 for guaranteed personalization, order by May 31 for signed bookplate

Books will be delivered to your school for distribution, so please be sure to fill out the student name, grade, and teacher fields!

This offer is available to students of Bala Cynwyd Middle School only.

If you need assistance, please contact Children’s Book World.