Published February 2, 2023

A debut author and winner of a 2023 Newbery Honor joins an established voice in children’s books, a Newbery medalist and the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, for a conversation about what it means to write the books they wish were on the shelves during their middle-school years.

Join Andrea Beatriz Arango, author of Iveliz Explains It All, and Meg Medina, the New York Times bestselling author of Merci Suárez Plays It Cool on Saturday, March 25 at 12:30PM.

Location and other details will be announced with the full Festival of the Book schedule.

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