Amy Sarig King (A.S. King) loves empowering people. She has been visiting schools and empowering students for a decade. Before working in the publishing world, she worked for ten years in Ireland, teaching adults how to read. King has won the Michael L. Printz Honor and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for her fiction, lives in Pennsylvania, and you can find her online at www.as-king.com.
Friendship, Nature, Pollution, and History: Me and Marvin Gardens
In this presentation, Amy will explain why she wrote her middle grade novel, and an explore personal mistakes, pollution-sized mistakes, and how to make smarter mistakes, both in regard to nature and personal relationships.
On Being You: An Exploration of Your Personal Suitcase
In this high-energy assemly or library program, Amy asks students to consider their past experiences and how they can learn from mistakes rather than be defined by them. This is the popular “Who packs your suitcase?” presentation that has helped thousands of students take control of who they allow in their decision-making space. Q&A time included.