Mattie J.T. Stepanek began writing poetry at the age of three. In Heartsongs, Mattie explores the uncensored reality of living with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and with the grief associated with the loss of his three siblings to the same life-threatening condition. Heartsongs is a collection of the early poems and artwork of this gifted, courageous, award-winning poet.
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Eleven-year-old Mattie Stepanek has been writing poetry and short stories since the age of three. In 1999 he was awarded the Melinda Lawrence International Book Award for inspirational written works by the Children's Hospice International. He has served as the Maryland State Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and in 2002 he will become the National Goodwill Ambassador. He lives with his mother Jeni, where he is home schooled.
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Book Description Thorsons, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7148399
Book Description Thorsons, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007148399