Curse of the Ancients

Version: Unabridged
Author: Matt De la Pena
Narrator: [No Narrators Added]
Genres: Fiction, Teen
Publisher: Scholastic
Published In: June 2013
Length: 4 hours, 12 minutes
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Sera has a secret. She's seen the future, and it is
terrifying. Unfortunately, she can't do anything to
prevent the Cataclysm while stranded with Dak and
Riq thousands of years in the past. Their only hope lies
with the ancient Maya, a mysterious people who claim
to know a great deal about the future. Is there more to
these ancients than meets the eye?

Author Details

Author Details

De la Pena, Matt

Mexican WhiteBoy is Matt de la Pena s second novel for young readers. It was an ALA-YALSA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults, a Notable Book for a Global Society, and a Junior Library Guild Selection. His first novel, Ball Don t Lie, was an ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA-YALSA Quick Pick for Young Adults and was made into a major motion picture. He attended the University of the Pacific on a basketball scholarship and went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing at San Diego State University. De la Pena lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he teaches creative writing. Look for Matt de la Pena s third novel, We Were Here, and fourth novel, I Will Save You, both available from Delacorte Press.