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A.S. King

About A.S. King

A.S. King's most recent novel is I Crawl Through It. Her book Ask the Passengers (both Little, Brown) won the L.A. Times Book Prize for YA Literature in 2012, and Please Ignore Vera Dietz (Knopf) was a 2011 Printz Honor. After ten years teaching literacy to adults in Ireland, she now lives in Pennsylvania.

Field Notes: On Propagating Literacy

My story about working in adult literacy starts with a Black Knight Buddleia sapling on my twenty-sixth birthday at around two o’clock in the afternoon. I was digging the hole to plant the Buddleia in the garden of my Tipperary farm when the phone rang. The caller was Mary, who ran the then-small adult literacy […]