Nov 08 2018
Matt de la Peña presented by Pikes Peak Library District at PPLD -Library 21c, Colorado Springs CO

Matt de la Peña

Presented by Pikes Peak Library District at PPLD -Library 21c

Matt de la Peña is the New York Times Bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of six young adult novels (including Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, and The Living) and four picture books (including Love and Last Stop on Market Street).

In 2016 he was awarded the NCTE Intellectual Freedom Award.

Matt is a contributor to All Pikes Peak Reads 2018 teens' title "Flying Lessons and Other Stories" and is the author of APPR 2018 children's title "Last Stop on Market Street."

Mr. de la Peña will discuss his journey from reluctant reader to author and the transformative nature of literature. A book signing will follow. Books will be available for purchase.

Admission Info


Phone: (719) 884-9800

Dates & Times

2018/11/08 - 2018/11/08

Location Info

PPLD -Library 21c

1175 Chapel Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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