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Matt de la Peña

Autor(a) de Last Stop on Market Street

23+ Works 9,448 Membros 592 Reviews

About the Author

Matt de la Peña received a BA from the University of the Pacific and a MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University. He is a children's book author who specializes in novels for young adults. His books include Ball Don't Lie, Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, I Will Save You, A Nation's mostrar mais Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis, and Infinity Ring. He won the 2016 Newbery Medal for Last Stop on Market Street. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Matt de la Peña

Last Stop on Market Street (2015) 4,432 cópias
Love (2018) 802 cópias
Mexican WhiteBoy (2008) 708 cópias
The Living (2013) 434 cópias
We Were Here (2009) 403 cópias
Ball Don't Lie (2005) 391 cópias
Milo Imagines the World (2021) 384 cópias
Superman: Dawnbreaker (2019) 383 cópias
Carmela Full of Wishes (2018) 352 cópias
Curse of the Ancients (2013) 295 cópias
The Hunted (2015) 180 cópias
I Will Save You (1994) 172 cópias
Eternity (2014) 104 cópias
Patchwork (2022) 62 cópias
Terminus (2016) 3 cópias
The Perfect Place (2024) 1 exemplar(es)
Retazos (Spanish Edition) (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
Amour (2020) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

My True Love Gave to Me (2014) — Contribuinte — 936 cópias
Flying Lessons and Other Stories (2017) — Contribuinte — 572 cópias
Guys Read: Thriller (2011) — Contribuinte — 315 cópias
Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction (2012) — Contribuinte — 252 cópias
Because of Shoe and Other Dog Stories (2012) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



This book would be great for primary or intermediate readers for a read aloud
This book is about a child to goes on a bus with his grandma and quickly compares his life to others, all to realize that others live unique and difficult lives as well
This book would be a great one to read aloud to help grow perspective or to create a life skills conversation out of.
aclapp | outras 398 resenhas | Mar 2, 2024 |
Last Stop on Market Street" by Matt de la Peña is a heartwarming and beautifully illustrated children's book that follows the journey of a young boy named CJ and his grandmother on a bus ride through the city. The narrative skillfully explores themes of diversity, gratitude, and finding beauty in unexpected places. With its poetic prose and vibrant imagery, this picture book serves as an inspiring and impactful read for both children and adults alike.
TravisJ | outras 398 resenhas | Mar 2, 2024 |
This sweet story of a grandson and his grandmothers journey to help serve at a soup kitchen is an ode to kindness, empathy, and humility! Not only is the plot of this story an important one for young children to read, but there is great representation of all kinds of people in this book including different races, disabilities, and families.
kaylee.dicey | outras 398 resenhas | Mar 1, 2024 |
Great for primary and intermediate students, "Last Stop on Market Street" by Matt De La Pena teaches important lessons about gratitude, giving back, and finding beauty in simplicity. The story follows a boy on a bus journey with his grandma, exploring the value of experiences over materialistic things.
rachel.noordam | outras 398 resenhas | Feb 21, 2024 |



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