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  • 5 stars across 7 books
    New York Times-bestselling author Erin Entrada Kelly was awarded the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe. She grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and now lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she earned an MFA from Rosemont College. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Philippines Free Press Literary Award for Short Fiction and the Pushcart Prize. Erin Entrada Kelly's debut novel, Blackbird Fly, was a Kirkus Best Book, a School Library Journal Best Book, an ALSC Notable Book, and an Asian/Pacific American Honor Book. She is also the author of The Land of Forgotten Girls, winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and You Go First, a Spring 2018 Indie Next Pick. The author's mother was the first in her family to immigrate to the United States from the Philippines and she now lives in Cebu.
    27th March 2017

    Hello, Universe

    Winner of the Newbery Medal "A charming, intriguingly plotted novel."- Washington Post Newbery Medali... More

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    19th August 2019

    Lalani of the Distant Sea

    "A lush and mysterious fable, full of beauty, full of wonder." -Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of Wh... More

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    8th October 2013

    You Go First

    The first book in the new Inspired Kids line featuring the famous Little Critter ! Since... More

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    23rd March 2017

    The Land of Forgotten Girls

    Two sisters from the Philippines, abandoned by their father and living in impoverished circumstances in Louisiana, fight... More

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    24th March 2015

    Blackbird Fly

    Future rock star or friendless misfit? That's no choice at all. In this acclaimed novel by Newbery Medalist Erin Ent... More

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    26th April 2016

    Blackbird Fly

    Future rock star or friendless misfit? That's no choice at all. In this acclaimed novel by Newbery Medalist Erin Ent... More

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    11th June 2020

    We Dream of Space

    Newbery Medalist and New York Times -bestselling author Erin Entrada Kelly transports readers to 1986 and introd... More

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