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Matt de la Peña

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About the Author

Matt de la Peña is the Newbery Medal–winning author of Last Stop on Market Street. He is also the author of the award-winning picture books Carmela Full of Wishes, Love, and A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis, and seven critically acclaimed young adult novels. Matt teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country. You can visit Matt at, or follow him on Twitter and Instagram @mattdelapena.

Books by Matt de la Peña published by PRH Grupo Editorial

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Carmela Full of Wishes – Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

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