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Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena and Tucson School District

Over the weekend I caught up with author Matt de la Pena who provided me with some much needed information on the Mexican American Studies Program being pulled from the Tucson school district – which was first reported in the New York Times by Michael Winerip.


  1. This is an OUTSTANDING interview, Amy! Thank you!

  2. Debbie, thank you so much! I hope you get to view the last two segments.


  1. […] and the future of the country. This week Amy Bodden Bowllan is featuring Matt de la Peña on her School Library Journal blog; Matt recently visited AZ after his novel, Mexican Whiteboy, was pulled from the shelves. Amy also […]