Erin Entrada Kelly and Ronald L. Smith

Erin Entrada Kelly and Ronald L. Smith

Erin Entrada Kelly

Erin Entrada Kelly

Erin Entrada Kelly is the author of 2018 Newbery Medal winning novel, Hello, Universe. Her latest novels are the highly acclaimed middle grades, You Go First and Lalani of the Distant Sea.

Ronald L. Smith

Ronald L. Smith

Ronald L. Smith is the award-winning author of the middle grade novel, Black Panther: The Young Prince and The Mesmerist. His first novel, Hoodoo, won the 2016 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award, and his latest novel, The Owls Have Come to Take Us Away, is a Junior Library Guild Selection.

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