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 The Week's Best Stories From 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.