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Last Stop on Market Street - Cover
Last Stop on Market Street
Matt De La Pena, G. P. Putnam's Sons 2015
 
This Caldecott AND Newberry award winner follows C.J. and his nana as they ride the bus across the city, paying attention to the multi-racial, multi-class people who ride along with them. C.J. wishes they had a car, but Nana shows him the beauty of their working class world and the important sharing that happens in the soup-kitchen where they go. Also available in Spanish.

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Elders, Working Class, African American, Multi-racial Groups
Special Topics: Travel, Work, Banned Books (Recent)
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity