Author

Matt De La Pena

Biography

MATT DE LA PEÑA is the author of Last Stop on Market Street, which won the Newbery Medal and was chosen for a Caldecott Honor. He is also the author the award-winning picture book A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis and six critically acclaimed young adult novels. Matt teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country. Matt lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Most Popular Matt De La Pena Books

Last Stop on Market Street book
5.1
Coretta Scott King Award Winners · empathy · happiness · choosing cheeriness · immigration · gratitude
Last Stop on Market Street
Love book
4.8
picture book
Love

All Matt De La Pena Books

Collaborators

Kadir Nelson
Loren Long
Christian Robinson

Personal Info

Books Stats

4Authored

Most Recent Book

Highest Rated Book

Last Stop on Market Street book
5.1
Coretta Scott King Award Winners · empathy · happiness · choosing cheeriness · immigration · gratitude
Last Stop on Market Street