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Festival Artist/Author/Performer

Meg Medina

Meg Medina

Meg Medina is an award-winning and New York Times best-selling author who writes picture books, as well as middle grade and young adult fiction.

Her works have been called “heartbreaking,” “lyrical” and “must haves for every collection.” Her titles include: Merci Suárez Changes Gears, 2019 John Newbery Medal winner, and 2019 Charlotte Huck Honor Book; Burn Baby Burn, long-listed for the 2016 National Book Award, short-listed for the Kirkus Prize, and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, winner of the 2014 Pura Belpré Author Award; and Mango, Abuela, and Me, a 2016 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book.

When she’s not writing, Meg works on community projects that support girls, Latino youth, and/or literacy. She serves on the National Board of Advisors for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and is a faculty member of Hamline University’s Masters of Fine Arts in Children’s Literature. She lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia.


Appearing at

Merci Suárez Changes Gears
Medina, Meg


Yaqui Delgado quiere darte una paliza
Medina, Meg


Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
Medina, Meg


Mango, Abuela y yo
Medina, Meg


Mango, Abuela, and me
Medina, Meg

 


Festival Titles

  • A Mango in the Hand: A Story Told Through Proverbs

    A Mango in the Hand: A Story Told Through Proverbs

    Sacre, Antonio
  • Abecedario a mano

    Abecedario a mano

    Isol
  • Abre la ventana

    Abre la ventana

    Duo Karma
  • Chunky

    Chunky

    Mercado, Yehudi
  • Cuando era pequeña When I was your age

    Cuando era pequeña When I was your age

    Nathalia
  • Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreno Played the Piano for President Lincoln

    Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreno Played the Piano for President Lincoln

    Engle, Margarita
  • Daytime visions: an alphabet

    Daytime visions: an alphabet

    Isol
  • En la radio

    En la radio

    Nathalia
  • Federico and the wolf

    Federico and the wolf

    Gomez, Rebecca J.
  • Firmamento

    Firmamento

    Duo Karma
  • Flood City

    Flood City

    Older, Daniel José
  • Fun Fun Fun World

    Fun Fun Fun World

    Mercado, Yehudi
  • I love my colorful nails

    I love my colorful nails

    Acosta, Alicia
  • I'll meet you in your dreams

    I'll meet you in your dreams

    Young, Jessica
  • Imposible

    Imposible

    Isol
  • Impossible

    Impossible

    Isol
  • La formasombras

    La formasombras

    Older, Daniel José

    Sierra Santiago planeaba tener unas vacaciones tranquilas haciendo arte y saliendo con sus amigos.

  • La princesa zanahoria

    La princesa zanahoria

    Jara, Paulina
  • Manos que bailan: Cómo Teresa Carreño tocó el piano para el Presidente Lincoln

    Manos que bailan: Cómo Teresa Carreño tocó el piano para el Presidente Lincoln

    Engle, Margarita

    De niña, a Teresa Carreño le encantaba dejar que sus manos bailaran a lo largo de las hermosas teclas del piano.

  • Mariposa

    Mariposa

    Guerra, Kim
  • Mija

    Mija

    Guerra, Kim
  • Monstruo rosa

    Monstruo rosa

    Dios, Olga de, 1979-
  • My community/Mi comunidad

    My community/Mi comunidad

    Salguero, Andrés
  • Rana de tres ojos

    Rana de tres ojos

    Dios, Olga de, 1979-
  • Shadowshaper

    Shadowshaper

    Older, Daniel Jose
  • Sharuko: el arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian archaeologist Julio C. Tello

    Sharuko: el arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian archaeologist Julio C. Tello

    Brown, Monica
  • Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro

    Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro

    Brown, Monica
  • Super Potato.    1, The epic origin of Super Potato

    Super Potato. 1, The epic origin of Super Potato

    Laperla (Artist)
  • Super Potato.    2, Super Potato's galactic breakout

    Super Potato. 2, Super Potato's galactic breakout

    Laperla (Artist)
  • Ten little birds/Diez pajaritos

    Ten little birds/Diez pajaritos

    Salguero, Andrés
  • The barking mouse

    The barking mouse

    Sacre, Antonio, 1968-
  • The Greatest Superpower: A Novel

    The Greatest Superpower: A Novel

    Sanchez, Alex
  • Un pregón de frutas

    Un pregón de frutas

    Engle, Margarita

    De la autora ganadora del Premio Pura Belpré, Margarita Engle, llega un animado y rítmico libro ilustrado sobre una niña que visita a su

  • You Brought Me the Ocean

    You Brought Me the Ocean

    Sanchez, Alex
  • Your Heart, My Sky: Love in a Time of Hunger

    Your Heart, My Sky: Love in a Time of Hunger

    Engle, Margarita
  • ¡Vivan las uñas de colores!

    ¡Vivan las uñas de colores!

    Acosta, Alicia.

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