Books Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly Hardcover, 320 pages, Greenwillow Books, List Price: $16.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHello, UniverseAuthorErin Entrada Kelly Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him. Genres: Children's Books Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Hello, Universe A scene from Matthew Cordell's Caldecott-winning Wolf in the Snow. Matthew Cordell/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group hide caption toggle caption Matthew Cordell/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group The Two-Way 'Hello, Universe' Wins Newbery Medal, While Caldecott Goes To 'Wolf In The Snow' February 12, 2018 The annual honors in children's literature have been awarded: Erin Entrada Kelly won the Newbery for her contribution to children's literature, and Matthew Cordell won the Caldecott for illustration. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.