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Profile of 2017 Newbery Medal winner Kelly Barnhill by Karlyn Coleman

Kelly Barnhill is magic. Once, when she and I were walking our bounding black dogs in the woods along the Mississippi River, she began to tell a story, and I swear the giant cottonwood trees leaned in, the mighty river slowed, and the dogs trotted closer to her side so that they could hear her […]

2017 Newbery Medal Acceptance by Kelly Barnhill

Nobody writes a book alone. This may come as a shock to you, those of you who aren’t writers. Because from your point of view, writers sure seem like we’re alone, in our tea-stained yoga pants and ratty sweatshirts and the sun-starved pallor of our faces when it’s clear that we haven’t left our offices […]

Kelly Barnhill Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by The Girl Who Drank the Moon is Kelly Barnhill’s fourth fantasy novel, none of them a sequel, God bless her. The girl of the title is Luna, found — and […]