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Matt De La Pena

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Matt de la Pena is the author of several acclaimed YA novels - Ball Don't Lie, Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, and I Will Save You - and one picture book, A Nation's Hope. He teaches creative writing at NYU.
    14th January 2016

    Love

    Shimmering with sunny gold detail - a heartwarming animal story with the 'ahh' factor from Emma Dodd Join little rabbit... More

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    8th January 2015

    Last Stop on Market Street

    Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car l... More

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    2nd February 2021

    Milo Imagines the World

    Milo is on a long subway ride with his older sister. To pass the time, he studies the faces around him and makes picture... More

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    13th March 2007

    Ball Don't Lie

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    1st June 2013

    Infinity Ring: #4 Curse of the Ancients

    History is broken and three children must travel back in time to set it right...What is the secret history connecting th... More

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    7th March 2019

    Superman: Dawnbreaker

    The blockbuster DC Icons series that began with Leigh Bardugo's Wonder Woman , Marie Lu's Batman , and Sarah J... More

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    9th October 2018

    Carmela Full of Wishes

    When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true - she's finally old enough to join her big brother... More

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    5th March 2019

    Superman: Dawnbreaker

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Superman: Dawnbreaker written by Matt de la Pena and read by Andre... More

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    • Milo Imagines the World

      Milo Imagines the World

      We never know what someone else is going through. Or really where they are going to. This is the theme which is wonderfully explored in this brilliant...

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      Last Stop on Market Street

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      A lovely story of a boy getting the bus after church with his nana, and their journey together. CJ wonders why they don’t have a car like his friends,...

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      Last Stop on Market Street

      This is a fantastic, thoughtful book all about diversity.  A little boy takes a bus ride with his grandma to the soup kitchen and tells you from the c...

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