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New York Times

Top Awards Given Out for Young Adult and Children’s Literature

Erin Entrada Kelly’s middle grade novel “Hello, Universe,” about the bond that forms between a Filipino-American boy, a Japanese-American girl and a deaf girl after a shocking act by a neighborhood bully, won the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature, one of the top literary prizes given out at the American Library Association’s awards for young adult and children’s literature.

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