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Author Visit with Matt de la Peña

Event Type: Special Events
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 9/14/2018
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 My Journey from Reluctant Reader to Author.

Join us to celebrate Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month with author Matt de la Peña. He will talk about his books, the trans-formative nature of literature, and the power of education which leads to the acquisition of possibilities.


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 Last Stop on Market Street and Love). Last Stop on Market Street is currently being adapted for the stage as a hip hop musical.

Matt shares his views on the saving powers of literacy and creativity in an NPR essay (see link below).

For more on Matt, visit his website mattdelapena.com

This is a free public event with limited seating, first come, first served. Doors open at 6:00 PM.

Block One Event Center is located at 428 Linden Street, Fort Collins. Limited street parking, additional parking can be used at the United Way Building.



Visita del autor Matt de la Peña: Mi viaje de lector renuente a autor

Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana / LatinX con el autor Matt de la Peña quien hablará sobre sus libros, la naturaleza transformativa de la literatura y el poder de la educación, lo cual conduce a la adquisición de posibilidades.


Matt de la Peña es best-seller del New York Times, autor de seis novelas para adultos jóvenes, entre las que se encuentran Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here y The Living, y cuatro libros ilustrados incluyendo Last Stop on Market Street y Love. La historia de Última parada en Market Street ha sido adaptada como un musical de hip hop.

Matt comparte su punto de vista sobre los poderes de la alfabetización y la creatividad en un ensayo de NPR (ver enlace).


Conozca más acerca de Matt de la Peña en su sitio web mattdelapena.com

Este evento comunitario es gratuito con asientos limitados otorgados por orden de llegada. Las puertas abren a las 6:00 p.m.


Block One Event Center está ubicado en 428 Linden Street, Fort Collins. Estacionamiento limitado, lugares adicionales en el edificio de United Way.
Library: Other Locations
Location: Block One
Link: NPR essay