A Heartsongs Collection: Heartsongs and Journey Through Heartsongs

A Heartsongs Collection: Heartsongs and Journey Through Heartsongs

by Mattie J.T. Stepanek, Hyperion Assorted Authors, Mattie J. Stepanek
     
 

The award-winning poetry of young Mattie Stepanek has touched the lives of hundreds and thousands of people. Mattie writes movingly and courageously about life and death, love and loss, faith and hope, innocence and joy. His struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy has given him wisdom and insight, and his life, work, and message have been recognized by

Overview

The award-winning poetry of young Mattie Stepanek has touched the lives of hundreds and thousands of people. Mattie writes movingly and courageously about life and death, love and loss, faith and hope, innocence and joy. His struggle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy has given him wisdom and insight, and his life, work, and message have been recognized by appearances on Oprah, The Today Show, and Good Morning America, and profiles in The Washington Post and The New York Times.

This collection includes Mattie's first two books, Heartsongs and Journey Through Heartsongs, both of which were New York Times bestsellers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786869534
Publisher:
Hachette Audio
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
Unabridged, 1 Cassette, 1 hr. 30 min.
Product dimensions:
4.24(w) x 6.72(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Matthew J.T. Stepanek, best known as "Mattie," has been writing poetry and short stories since age three. His first four books of poetry are titled Heartsongs, Journey Through Heartsongs, Hope Through Heartsongs, and Celebrate Through Heartsongs. Mattie is a frequent public speaker who has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, and Larry King and has had his poetry published in newspapers and magazines nationwide. In 2002, Mattie was awarded the Children's Hope Medal of Honor, the Verizon Courage Award, and the Humanitarian Award from the Pediatric Nursing Society of America. He also received the Freddie Award for his public speaking and advocacy related to muscular dystrophy and Children's Hospice. Mattie serves as the Maryland State Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, as well as the National Goodwill Ambassador for 2002 and 2003. He lives in Maryland with his mother, Jeni, where he is homeschooled.

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