Author Visits

Sara Hunter visits classrooms to talk about children’s book writing, her award-winning book, The Unbreakable Code (about the Navajo Code Talkers in World War II), or her latest book, Every Turtle Counts.

Read what students and teachers have to say about Ms. Hunter’s visits.

     Past School Visits and In-Class Presentations

          •Advent School, Boston, MA

          •Angier School, Newton, MA

          •Balch School, Norwood, MA

          •Barnstable United Elementary School, Marstons Mills, MA

          Bowen School, Newton, MA

          •Boxborough, MA Public Schools

          Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, MA

          •Broadmeadow School, Needham, MA

          •Buckingham, Brown & Nichols, Cambridge, MA

          •Buckley School, New York City, NY

          •Buford Middle School, Charlottesville, VA

          •Burr School, Newton, MA

          •Cabot School, Newton, MA

          •Callahan School, Norwood, MA

          •Cape Cod Academy, Osterville, MA

          •Cape Vincent Elementary School, NY

          •Carlyl School,Dover, MA

          •Carroll School, Waltham, MA

          •Centerville Elementary School, Centerville, MA

          •Chapel Hill Chauncey Hall School, Waltham, MA

          •Chickering School, Dover, MA

          •Chinle Elementary School, Chinle, AZ

          •Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

          •Cory Elementary School, Denver, CO

          •Country School, Southborough, MA

          •Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

          •Dover-Sherborn High School, Dover, MA

          •Fay School, Southborough, MA

          Fessenden School, West Newton, MA

          •Field School, Weston, MA

          •Fiske School, Wellesley, MA

          •Forestdale Elementary School, Sandwich, MA

          •Franklin School, Newton, MA

          •Free Union Country School, Charlottesville, VA

          •Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT

          •Haddonfield Middle School, Haddonfield, NJ

          •Hanscom Middle School, Lincoln, MA

          •Hillside School, Needham, MA

          •Horace Mann Charter School, Hyannis, MA

          •Horace Mann Charter School, Marstons Mills, MA

          •Horace Mann Elementary School, Newton, MA

          •Hunnewell School Book Fair, Wellesley, MA

          •Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, MA

          •Lenski Elementary School, Denver, CO

          •Lincoln School, Brookline, MA

          •Lincoln Elementary School, Lincoln, MA

          •Lowell School, Watertown, MA

          •Ludlow High School, Ludlow, MA

          •Mason-Rice School, Newton, MA

          •Meadowbrook School, Weston, MA

          •Memorial Elementary School, S. Natick, MA

          •Memorial Spaulding School, Newton, MA

          Newmark School, Scotch Plains, NJ

          •Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, MA

          •Norwell, MA Elementary School

          •The Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, FL

          •The Village School, Naples, FL

          •Park School, Brookline, MA

          Princeton Junior School, Princeton, NJ

          •Rise Academy, Newark, NJ

          •Riverview School, Sandwich, MA

          •Sabal Palm Elementary School, Naples, FL

          •Sacred Heart School, Weymouth, MA

          •Schofield School, Wellesley, MA

          •Seacrest Academy, Naples, FL

          •St. John’s School, Wellesley, MA

          •Upham School, Wellesley, MA

          •Ward School, Newton, MA

          •Watertown Middle School, Watertown, MA

          •Weston High School, Weston, MA

          •West Springfield Middle School, MA

          •Wetherbee School, Lawrence, MA

          •Wing School, Sandwich, MA

          •Young Achievers Science & Math Pilot School, Jamaica Plain, MA

          •Zervas School, Newton, MA

      Past Speaking Engagements and Signings     

     •Autism Speaks Walk Launch, Boston, MA

          •Autism Speaks Walk Launch, Nantucket, MA

          •Boston Autism Speaks Walk, Xfinity Center, Boston, MA

          •Centerville Beach Club, Centerville, MA

          •2005 Virginia Festival of the Book. Charlottesville, VA

          Bacon Free Library

          •Ben’s Lighthouse Festival, Newtown, CT

          •Bookies, Denver CO The Bookies

          •Books by the Sea, Osterville, MA

          •Book Stall, Chicago, IL

          •Bookworks, Nantucket, MA

          •Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

          •Brewster Bookstore, Brewster, MA

          •Brick Presbyterian Church 

          •Bunch of Grapes, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

          •Cape Vincent Park/Rec Center, NY

          •Centerville Country Store, Centerville, MA

          Centerville Public Library, Centerville, MA

          •Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham, MA

          •Cole Center, Natick, MA

          Concord Book Store, Concord, MA

          •Concord Museum, Concord, MA

          •Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline, MA

          •The Country Club, Brookline, MA

          •Dartmouth Bookstore, Hanover, NH

          •Dartmouth Young Alumni Conference

          •Eight Cousins Book Store, Falmouth, MA

          •Falmouth Historical Society, Falmouth, MA

          •Falmouth Museums on the Green Education Center, Falmouth, MA

          •FAO Schwarz

          •Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA

          •Highland Light, Truro, MA

          •Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnstable, MA

          •MA Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Wellfleet, MA

          •MA School Librarians Association

          •Maine Lighthouse Museum, Rockland, ME

          •Menauhant Yacht Club, East Falmouth, MA

          •Mitchell’s Bookstore, Nantucket, MA

          •Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum, Nantucket MA

          •Naples Nature Conservancy, Naples, FL

          •National Pen Women

          •New England Aquarium, Boston, MA

          Newton Public Schools Fundraiser

          •North River Outfitters Store

          •Norumbega Point, Weston, MA

          •Osterville Library, Osterville, MA

          •Pelican Bay Community Center, Naples, FL

          •Pelican Bay Women’s League, Naples FL

          •Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA

          •River House Books, Carmel, CA

          •Rotary Club of Boston

          •Royal Poinciana Art Show, Naples, FL

          •Scituate Library, Scituate, MA

          Sherborn Library, Sherborn, MA

          Smith College Club West of Boston

          •South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell, MA

          •St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Osterville, MA

          •Titcomb’s Book Shop, Sandwich, MA

          •Tufts Library, Weymouth, MA

          •University Club, Chicago, IL

          •Vermont Public Library, Manchester, VT

          •Wellesley Books, Wellesley, MA

          •Wellesley High Key Club, Wellesley, MA

          •Weston Community Children’s Association, Weston, MA

          Weston Library, Weston, MA

          •Westwinds Book Store, Duxbury, MA

          •Weymouth Library, Weymouth, MA

          •Where the Sidewalk Ends, Chatham, MA

          •Wianno Club, Osterville, MA

          •Winthrop Improvement and Historical Society, Winthrop, MA

          •Yellow Umbrella, Chatham, MA


If you would like her to visit your school or group, contact us.

Upcoming  Presentations

Jan. 26, 2022 7-8 p.m. In-person and Zoom event. First Parish Church, Weston, MA. "What can Weston do: Race & Caste in the Suburbs" with Zebra Friends podcast hosts Katani Sumner and Sara Hunter. www.tinyurl.com/zebra-friends

Jan. 28, 2022 11 a.m. Lincoln Home, Damariscotta, Maine The Unbreakable Code book talk: What I learned from the Navajo Code Talkers

Feb. 4, 2022 Breakfast, Rotary Club of Naples, FL The Unbreakable Code book talk: What I learned from the Navajo Code Talkers