New York Times Bestselling, Newberry Medal-Winning Author Matt De La Peña Visited Our Schools This Week
Morton students attentively listened as he expressed how literature can play a big role in someone’s life. He spoke about developing empathy for others, therefore becoming a better person thanks to reading books during high school.
Matt de la Peña is the author of six young adult novels: Ball Don’t Lie, Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here, I Will Save You, The Living and The Hunted. You can learn more about his work by visiting mattdelapena.com.