Award-winning Author Erin Entrada Kelly Visits USM

Lower School and Middle School students at University School of Milwaukee were pleased to welcome 2018 Newbery Medalist author Erin Entrada Kelly on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Kelly is the author of five books, her most recent being “Lalani of the Distant Sea.” She is a New York Times bestselling author, and Netflix is currently adapting her novel “Hello, Universe” into a feature film.

Kelly spoke to students about her love of reading and writing from a young age, her writing process, how she developed the story for “Lalani of the Distant Sea,” and took student questions. Her visit was sponsored by the USM Parents’ Association.
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