Chute Middle School is excited to welcome award-winning authors Steve Sheinkin and Matt de la Peña on Monday, October 24, 2016! Fifth graders (from nearby feeder schools) and 6th graders will enjoy a presentation by Sheinkin, a former textbook writer who now writes award-winning history books for young adults. His most recent book, Most Dangerous,: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War won the YALSA Award For Excellence In Nonfiction For Young Adults. He is also the author of Bomb: The Race To Build And Steal The World's Most Dangerous Weapon, a Newbery Honor book which received the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award. You can read all about Steve Sheinkin at www.stevesheinkin.com.
Matt de la Peña is the New York Times bestselling author of six young adult novels. He is also 2016 Newbery Award winner for his critically-acclaimed picture book Last Stop on Market Street (illustrated by Christian Robinson.) Whether reading Ball Don't Lie about Sticky's issues on and off the basketball court or I Will Save You, the story of Kidd and all of the lessons he learns, there is no doubt that de la Peña's books will win you over, too. Visit http://mattdelapena.com/ to learn more!