Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Plays It Cool, is also the author of the Newbery Medal winner and Kirkus Prize finalist Merci Suárez Changes Gears and its sequel, Merci Suárez Can’t Dance. The daughter of Cuban immigrants, Meg Medina lives in Richmond, Va.

Published Works

Merci Suárez Plays It Cool
Merci Suárez Changes Gears
Merci Suárez Can’t Dance


Newbery Authors Panel

March 25, 2023 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Children’s book authors Andrea Beatriz Arango and Meg Medina meet for a conversation about what it means to write the books they wanted to read in their youth.

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