Author

Meg Medina

Biography

Meg Medina is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning book Merci Suárez Changes Gears, which was also a 2018 Kirkus Prize finalist. Her young adult novels include Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, which won the 2014 Pura Belpré Author Award; 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 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. The daughter of Cuban immigrants, she grew up in Queens, New York, and now lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Merci Suárez Can't Dance
Merci Suárez Plays It Cool
Sonia Sotomayor
Evelyn del Rey Is Moving Away
Merci Suárez Changes Gears
Tia Isa Wants a Car
Merci Suárez Can't Dance
Merci Suárez Plays It Cool
Sonia Sotomayor

Books by Meg Medina

    Evelyn del Rey Is Moving Away
    Sonia Sanchez, Meg Medina
    Tia Isa Wants a Car
    Meg Medina
    Merci Suárez Changes Gears
    #1 in Series
    Meg Medina
    Merci Suárez Plays It Cool
    #3 in Series
    Meg Medina
    Sonia Sotomayor
    Series
    Meg Medina, Gillian Flint
    Merci Suárez Can't Dance
    #2 in Series
    Meg Medina

Book Stats

6
Authored
0
Illustrated
2
Collaborators

All Meg Medina Books

Collaborators

Sonia Sanchez
Gillian Flint

Book Dedications by Meg Medina

  • To Kate Fletcher, who always helps me find the way to the heart of a child's story
    Evelyn del Rey Is Moving Away

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