Last Stop on Market StreetBook - 2015
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Figures of all shapes, sizes, colors, and abilities are introduced via a city bus trip, where a young boy sees the beauty of everyday objects through his grandmother’s mentoring.
A young boy, CJ, rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things. Winner of 2016 Newbery Medal.
Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal presented by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
BklynKalliopiM Apr 22, 2015
Beautiful, Keats-like illustrations make this story come to life. Special attention is paid to city life, and CJ's grandmother is a wise, beauty-finding guide. I love the bus ride sequence in this story; de la Pena is able to bring to life the best of city living through his gentle storytelling... Read More »
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Sometimes when you're surrounded by dirt, CJ, you're a better witness for what's beautiful.
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