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Matt De La Pena

  • 4 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.
    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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    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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    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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    13th March 2007

    Ball Don't Lie

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    4th 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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    9th January 2018

    Love

    "In the beginning there is light and two wide-eyed figures standing near the foot of your bed and the sound of their voi... 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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      People watching and wondering about the lives of others is something many of us enjoy doing, especially when riding on the underground. Who is going w...

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      Very, very, very creepy. Here we first discover that Superman's weakness is Kryptonite and that he comes from Krypton. No illustrations but still very...

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      Milo Imagines the World

      Milo takes a monthly Sunday train journey with his sister and, to get through the journey, he begins to use his imagination to create the most lovely...

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