Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson
Matt de la Peña is the Newbery Medal-winning author of Last Stop on Market Street. He is the author of the award-winning picture books, Carmela Full of Wishes, A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis,and Love. He has also authored seven critically-acclaimed young-adult novels. He teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country.
Christian Robinson has received a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for his art in Last Stop on Market Street. He is the bestselling author and illustrator of the picture books Another, You Matter, Carmela Full of Wishes, the Graston and Friends series, School’s First Day of School, and The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade.