New media darling Quvenzhané Wallis is on the cover of Entertainment Weekly‘s special “Oscar” issue.

The Beasts of the Southern Wild’s breakout star who is nominated for The Academy’s “Best Actress” award at the tender age of nine — which makes her the youngest ever to receive such an honor — enjoys engaging folks who want to feel some of the positive, youthful energy apparent in her toothy smile and radiant glow.

Read it at Clutch.