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 2018 book Merci Suárez Changes Gears, is a 2019 John Newbery Medal winner, and a 2019 Charlotte Huck Honor Book.
Today, Meg is sharing a summer reading list for kids. Listen as she shares picture books, chapter books, middle grade, and young adult titles. As Meg says, summer is a great time to encourage reading. You'll hear her passion for getting kids reading as she shares her selections.
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.
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