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Last Stop on Market Street (BC1702-MARKET)

Matt de la Pena
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Price: $16.99
Format: Print/Braille
 
 

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February 2017 Book Club Selection
In contracted braille (UEB)
Ages 3 to 8

A 2016 Caldecott Honoree! (See the l-o-n-g list of honors below!)

Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus? How come they always have to get off in the dirty part of town? Each question is met with an encouraging answer ("Boy, what do we need a car for? We got a bus that breathes fire."). Grandma helps him see the beauty — and fun — in their routine and the world around them.

This energetic ride through a bustling city highlights the wonderful perspective only grandparent and grandchild can share.

Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal
A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
A New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015
An NPR Best Book of 2015
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015
A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2015
A 2015 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Horn Book Best Book of 2015
The Huffington Post Best Overall Picture Book of 2015
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2015
Chosen for the New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading & Sharing List
A Miami Herald Best Children's Book of 2015
A Raleigh News & Observer Best Children's Book of 2015
An Atlanta Parent Best Book of 2015
A San Francisco Chronicle Holiday Gift Guide Pick
A Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature "Best Multicultural Books of 2015" Pick
A Scholastic Instructor 50 Best Summer Book
Chosen for the ALSC 2015 Summer Reading List
A Horn Book Summer 2015 Reading List Pick
Chosen for School Library Journal's 2015 Top 10 Latin Books List
A Kansas City Star Thanksgiving 2015 Roundup Pick
A Winter 2014-2015 Kids' Indie Next Pick
2015 E.B. White Read Aloud Award Finalist
Nominated for the 2016 Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award
Nominated for the 2016 Kentucky Bluegrass Award


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