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Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly

Big Blue Marble is THRILLED to host Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly for a reading from her newest novel at the Mt. Airy Village. Erin will read at noon, followed by Q&A and then signing and meeting fans.

Lalani of the Distant Sea, Erin Entrada Kelly’s first fantasy novel, is a gorgeous, literary adventure about bravery, friendship, self-reliance, and the choice between accepting fate or forging your own path.

When Lalani Sarita’s mother falls ill with an incurable disease, Lalani embarks on a dangerous journey across the sea in the hope of safeguarding her own future. Inspired by Filipino folklore, this engrossing fantasy is for readers who loved Grace Lin’s Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Disney’s Moana.