Matt de la Pena, Superman Dawnbreaker

Matt de la Peña is the New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal winning author of six young adult novels and four picture books. Look at the list below for the breadth of his writing.

Matt received his MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University and his BA from the University of the Pacific, where he attended school on a full athletic scholarship for basketball. de la Peña currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his family.

He teaches creative writing and visits high schools and colleges throughout the country.

We are thrilled to host him for this book talk, Q&A, and signing. Join us. In the meantime, visit his website here.

 

Event date: 

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

Secret Garden
2214 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107
Superman: Dawnbreaker (DC Icons Series) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549656
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES!
DC Icons continues with the coming-of-age story of the world's first super hero, SUPERMAN, from Newbery award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author MATT DE LA PEÑA.


When the dawn breaks, a hero rises.


Love Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740917
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"[A] poetic reckoning of the importance of love in a child's life . . . eloquent and moving."People


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Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal
A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015
A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of 2015


Carmela Full of Wishes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399549045
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.


We Were Here Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385736701
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Published: Ember - September 14th, 2010

Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Peña's We Were Here is a "fast, funny, smart, and heartbreaking" novel [Booklist].


Mexican WhiteBoy Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780440239383
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Published: Ember - January 12th, 2010

Newbery Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Matt de la Peña's Mexican WhiteBoy is a story of friendship, acceptance, and the struggle to find your identity in a world of definitions.


The Living (The Living Series) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385741217
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Published: Ember - January 6th, 2015

Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Peña's The Living is "a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel.” [Entertainment Weekly, A-]


Ball Don't Lie Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385734257
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Published: Ember - March 13th, 2007

Newbery Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Matt de la Peña's Ball Don't Lie "is a must-read." [The Bulletin]


The Hunted (The Living Series) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385741231
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Published: Ember - May 24th, 2016

    Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña’s The Hunted, the sequel to The Living, is a high-energy, action-packed survival story.


Coco: Miguel and the Grand Harmony Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Ana Ramírez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484781494
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Published: Disney Press - October 10th, 2017

This jacketed picture book pairs Newbery Winner Matt de la Peña and Pixar artist Ana Ramírez with the celebrated Pixar Studios film, Coco.


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