Cambria Gordon | The Poetry of Secrets

What:

We are THRILLED to launch Cambria Gordon's new novel The Poetry of Secrets. She will appear in conversation with Stacey Lee to celebrate release day.

  • This event is free to attend, but registration is required. You can register for the event here. Once you register, you will receive an invitation to join the event.
  • NOTE: Because this is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom, you will need access a computer or other device that is capable of accessing the internet at a sufficient bandwidth. If you have not used Zoom before, don't worry: It's easy! Here's a quick reference guide to help you get oriented: Getting Started with Zoom

When:

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021, 7:00pm Central time

We work hard to bring events to our community for free, because connecting readers with authors is central to our mission. But these programs are not free for us to put on! If you’re interested in attending this event, we hope you’ll consider purchasing a copy of The Poetry of Secrets from our bookshop. Your support is critical to keeping us here and offering events like this, and we hope to do that for many years to come! 

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About the Author:

Cambria Gordon is the coauthor of the award-winning The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming, winner of the National Green Earth Book Award. She has written for Los Angeles Times MagazineBoys' LifeParent Guide News, and The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles. She lives in LA with her husband and youngest son, and as close as possible to her two adult children, without annoying them.

About the conversational partner: 

Stacey Lee is the critically acclaimed author of the novels Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon, the winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction. She is a fourth-generation Chinese American and a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. Born in Southern California, she graduated from UCLA and then got her law degree at UC Davis King Hall. She lives with her family outside San Francisco. You can visit Stacey at staceyhlee.com. Or follow her on Twitter @staceyleeauthor.

Ordering:

Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping will be $35.00.

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The Poetry of Secrets Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338634181
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

Perfect for fans of Ruta Sepetys and Elizabeth Wein, this lyrical portrait of hidden identities and forbidden love is set against the harrowing backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition.

Isabel Perez carries secrets with her every day.

As a young woman in 1481, Trujillo, Spain, she should be overjoyed that the alguacil of the city wants to marry her, especially sin


The Downstairs Girl Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781524740979
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Penguin Books - March 2nd, 2021

From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family.