About Milo Imagines the World by Matt de la Peña
Milo is on a long subway ride with his older sister. To pass the time, he studies the faces around him and makes pictures of their lives. There’s the whiskered man with the crossword puzzle; Milo imagines him playing solitaire in a cluttered apartment full of pets. There’s the wedding-dressed woman with a little dog peeking out of her handbag; Milo imagines her in a grand cathedral ceremony. And then there’s the boy in the suit with the bright white sneakers; Milo imagines him arriving home to a castle with a drawbridge and a butler. But when the boy in the suit gets off on the same stop as Milo–walking the same path, going to the exact same place–Milo realizes that you can’t really know anyone just by looking at them.
About Matt de la Peña
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 mattdelapena.com or on Twitter @mattdelapena.
- Publisher : G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers (February 2, 2021)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 40 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0399549080
- ISBN-13 : 978-0399549083
- Reading age : 3 – 8 years, from customers
- Lexile measure : AD980L
- Grade level : Preschool – 3
- Item Weight : 0.035 ounces
- Dimensions : 8.31 x 0.45 x 10.94 inches