Kelly Barnhill

Longlist, 2022 National Book Awards

Kelly Barnhill lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children. She is the author of four novels, most recently The Girl Who Drank the Moon, winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal.
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The Ogress and the Orphans

book cover art for Kelly Barnhill's The Ogress and the Orphans
ISBN 9781643750743 Algonquin Young Readers / Workman Publishing

Stone-in-the-Glen, once a lovely town, has fallen on hard times. Fires, floods, and other calamities have caused the people to lose their library, their school, their park, and even their neighborliness. More about this book >

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Kelly Barnhill

Kelly Barnhill lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children. She is the author of four novels, most recently The Girl Who Drank the Moon, winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal. She is also the winner of the World Fantasy Award and has been a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, a Nebula Award, and the PEN/USA literary prize.

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