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Erin Entrada Kelly: We need diverse books

Award-winning author Erin Entrada Kelly on why we need diverse books.

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Erin Entrada Kelly

Erin Entrada Kelly is the author of chapter books for tweens and teens, including Hello, Universe — winner of the 2018 Newbery Medal. Her books explore coming of age with sensitivity and honesty, dealing with issues such as bullying, building friendships, and feeling like an outsider.


“We need diverse books, because every story is valid and needs to be heard.”