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Matt de la Peña

Forfatter af Last Stop on Market Street

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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 vis mere 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) vis mindre
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Værker af Matt de la Peña

Last Stop on Market Street (2015) 4,432 eksemplarer
Love (2018) 802 eksemplarer
Mexican WhiteBoy (2008) 708 eksemplarer
The Living (2013) 434 eksemplarer
We Were Here (2009) 403 eksemplarer
Ball Don't Lie (2005) 391 eksemplarer
Milo Imagines the World (2021) 384 eksemplarer
Superman: Dawnbreaker (2019) 383 eksemplarer
Carmela Full of Wishes (2018) 352 eksemplarer
Curse of the Ancients (2013) 295 eksemplarer
The Hunted (2015) 180 eksemplarer
I Will Save You (1994) 172 eksemplarer
Coco: Miguel and the Grand Harmony (2017) 107 eksemplarer
Eternity (2014) 104 eksemplarer
Patchwork (2022) 62 eksemplarer
Terminus (2016) 3 eksemplarer
The Perfect Place (2024) 1 eksemplar
Retazos (Spanish Edition) (2022) 1 eksemplar
Amour (2020) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

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

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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 | 398 andre anmeldelser | 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 | 398 andre anmeldelser | 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 | 398 andre anmeldelser | 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 | 398 andre anmeldelser | Feb 21, 2024 |



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