Next Letter for Kids: Meg Medina


We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from from 2019 Newbery Medal winner Meg Medina! Meg writes to us about some very unexpected visitors she once received—and shares pictures, too!

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Meg Medina is a Newbery and Pura Belpré award-winning author of picture books, middle grade, and YA fiction. She is the author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears, a New York Times bestseller which won the 2019 John Newbery Medal and the 2018 Charlotte Huck Honor Award. Her other books include: Burn Baby Burn, Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, and The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind. Her picture books include Mango, Abuela and Me, and Tía Isa Wants a Car. 


Photograph of Meg Medina by Petite Shards Productions.