Meg Medina - Presentation and Book Signing

Meg Medina, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, to come to the Nampa Public Library for a presentation and book signing on Thursday November 16th from 5 PM to 8 PM
Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Author and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Meg Medina will be at the Nampa Public Library on Thursday, November 16th from 5 PM to 8 PM. 

The event schedule will be as follows: 

  • Peruse and buy her books from 5 to 6 PM (her books will be available to purchase throughout the event)
  • A special presentation from Meg Medina from 6 to 7 PM
  • Book Signing from 7 to 8 PM

 

Meg Medina headshot

Meg Medina is the current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. She is the author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Merci Suárez Changes Gears, which was also a 2018 Kirkus Prize finalist, and which was followed by two more acclaimed books about the Suárez family: Merci Suárez Can’t Dance and Merci Suárez Plays It Cool.

Her young adult novels include Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, which won the 2014 Pura Belpré Author Award, and which will be published in 2023 as a graphic novel illustrated by Mel Valentine Vargas; Burn Baby Burn, which was long-listed for the National Book Award; and The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind.

She is also the author of picture books Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez, Jumpstart’s 2020 Read for the Record selection; Mango, Abuela, and Me, illustrated by Angela Dominguez, which was a Pura Belpré Author Award Honor Book; and Tía Isa Wants a Car, illustrated by Claudio Muñoz, which won the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award; and the biography for young readers She Persisted: Sonia Sotomayor. The daughter of Cuban immigrants, she grew up in Queens, New York, and now lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Event address: 
215 12th Ave S
Nampa, ID 83651
Merci Suárez Changes Gears By Meg Medina Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536212587
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020

Merci Suárez Can't Dance By Meg Medina Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536228151
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

Merci Suárez Plays It Cool By Meg Medina Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536233001
Availability: In Stock Now- On Our Shelves Now in Boise
Published: Candlewick - September 19th, 2023

Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away By Meg Medina, Sonia Sánchez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meg Medina, Sonia Sánchez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207040
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

Mango, Abuela, and Me By Meg Medina, Angela Dominguez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meg Medina, Angela Dominguez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763669003
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - August 25th, 2015

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Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass By Meg Medina Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780763671648
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - August 26th, 2014

The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind By Meg Medina Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763664190
Availability: Available to Order- Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - September 24th, 2013

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