Author Matt de la Peņa will present his new picture book, Last Stop On Market Street, on Thursday March 5 at 7 p.m. De la Peņa is a rising star in the world of children's and teen literature, and he has won awards for his five previous books -- all young adult novels. Now, de la Peņa turns his talents to the picture book genre, creating a book that already has won critical acclaim from The New York Times and starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Please join us for what promises to be a very fun event that is great for kids, families and grown-ups who love children's literature. Politics & Prose Bookstore will sell copies of de la Peņa's books, but the program is free and no purchase is required to attend.
Recent NPR interview with the author.
Matt de la Peña's YA novels include The Hunted, The Living, I Will Save You, We Were Here, Mexican White Boy, and Ball Don't Lie. He is also one of the authors of the Infinity Ring series.