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Meg Medina Hits the Road in 2024

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Meg Medina will set out on the 2024 leg of her ¡Cuéntame!: Let’s Talk Books tour this spring. During her tour, Medina will inspire students and families to experiment with “book talks” — the process of sharing books to start conversations and build excitement about reading.

Medina has spent the first part of her Ambassadorship speaking to communities about story sharing and what it means to connect over books, highlighting the invaluable resource that is a community’s public library, and encouraging the reading lives of kids.

She will continue this important work with four events in 2024. Each of Medina’s tour stops include a visit to a local school and a public library event that is open to the community.

Medina will first travel to Los Angeles and Santa Monica for an event at Stevenson Middle School and a public event at 4pm on Friday April 5 at the Santa Monica Public Library.

In May, Meg will meet with students at Fairgrounds Middle School and speak with the wider Nashua, New Hampshire community at 2 pm on Sunday, May 12 event at the Nashua Public Library.

Stay tuned for more announcements about Meg’s other big project for the year and her two fall tour stops.

Students and families across the country can connect with Meg’s platform and encourage book talking using this guide.

Follow Meg Medina, The Children’s Book Council, and the Library of Congress for more news and fun!

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