The Author’s Bookshelf: Sarah Kay

Sarah Kay is a writer, performer, and educator from New York City. She is best known for her talk at the 2011 TED conference, which garnered two standing ovations and has been seen over ten million times online. She has also been a featured performer at the United Nations, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Royal Danish Theater, and hundreds of other venues around the world. She is the author of four books of poetry including B, The Type, No Matter the Wreckage, and All Our Wild Wonder. A passionate educator, Sarah is the founder and co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that uses spoken word poetry to entertain, educate, and inspire students and teachers worldwide. Through Project VOICE, Sarah works to promote empowerment through self-expression, challenge traditional notions of literacy, and expand access to arts education. You can find out more about Sarah Kay at www.kaysarahsera.com or find her on twitter or facebook.


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All Our Wild Wonder

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The Type

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B

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No Matter the Wreckage

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Sarah Kay’s Bookshelf:

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  • Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too: A Book

    By Jomny Sun

    Our Price: $9.50 - $15.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062569028
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: June 2017
  • Griffin and Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence

    By Nick Bantock

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780877017882
    • Publisher: Chronicle Books
    • Published: September 1991
    A novel in colorful postcards and letters depicts the enigmatic relationship between British artist Griffin Moss and Sabine Strohem, a mysterious woman living on a Pacific island who can see Griffin as he works in London
  • I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This: A Memoir

    By Nadja Spiegelman

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781594631924
    • Publisher: Riverhead Books
    • Published: August 2016
    "A memoir of mothers and daughters -- and mothers as daughters -- traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. For a long time, Nadja Spiegelman believed her mother was a fairy. More than her famous father, Maus creator Art Spiegelman, and even more than most mothers, hers -- French-born New Yorker art director Franðcoise Mouly -- exerted a force over reality that was both dazzling and daunting. As Nadja's body changed and "began to whisper to the adults around me in a language I did not understand," their relationship grew tense. Unwittingly, they were replaying a drama from her mother's past, a drama Nadja sensed but had never been told. Then, after college, her mother suddenly opened up to her. Franðcoise recounted her turbulent adolescence caught between a volatile mother and a playboy father, one of the first plastic surgeons in France. The weight of the difficult stories she told her daughter shifted the balance between them. It had taken an ocean to allow Franðcoise the distance to become her own person. At about the same age, Nadja made the journey in reverse, moving to Paris determined to get to know the woman her mother had fled. Her grandmother's memories contradicted her mother's at nearly every turn, but beneath them lay a difficult history of her own. Nadja emerged with a deeper understanding of how each generation reshapes the past in order to forge ahead, their narratives both weapon and defense, eternally in conflict. Every reader will recognize herself and her family in this gorgeous and heartbreaking memoir, which helps us to see why sometimes those who love us best hurt us most"--
  • Out of the Dust

    By Karen Hesse

    Our Price: $18.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780590360807
    • Publisher: Scholastic Press
    • Published: October 1997
    In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression. A Newbery Medal Winner.
  • The Poet X

    By Elizabeth Acevedo

    Our Price: $17.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062662804
    • Publisher: HarperTeen
    • Published: March 2018
  • Winnie-the-Pooh

    By A.A. Milne

    Our Price: $7.50 - $14.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780525444435
    • Publisher: Dutton
    • Published: 1988
    Edward Bear acquires a new name and with it a new life of many good times and adventures

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