Rick Riordan Presents: Paola Santiago and the River of Tears-A Paola Santiago Novel Book 1 (Paperback)
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About the Author
Tehlor Kay Mejia is an Oregon native in love with the alpine meadows and evergreen forests of their home state, where they live with their daughter. When Tehlor's not writing, you can find them plucking the guitar, stealing rosemary sprigs from overgrown gardens, or trying to make the perfect vegan tamale. Tehlor is the author of three middle grade novels about Paola Santiago as well as the YA fantasy novels We Set the Dark on Fire and We Unleash the Merciless Storm. Follow her on Instagram @TehlorKay.
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