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Last Stop on Market Street (original 2015; edition 2015)

by Matt de la Peña (Author), Christian Robinson (Illustrator)

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Title:Last Stop on Market Street
Authors:Matt de la Peña (Author)
Other authors:Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
Info:G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers (2015), Edition: 1, 32 pages
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As a perennial user of public transportation, I enjoyed this story a lot. I could recognize some of my own favorite bus trips in here, where you get to know some of the characters you see every day, and sometimes you make new acquaintances or experiences sudden beautiful surprises.
It's also important for kids to have books that reflect a variety of experiences, including the experience of being poor. Growing up poor can mean seeming different to your classmates, and I hope reading this book can help show kids with less experience in poverty that there can still be dignity in being poor, and can show kids living in poverty that there are kids' book authors and teachers out there thinking about them. ( )
  motorbuffalo | Jun 21, 2017 |
The book tells about a little boy, CJ, and his Nana. They only ride the bus to the church every Sunday. CJ's grandmother shows her grandson the beauty in simple things and in doings or others.
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Source - Pierce County Library System. ( )
  thuyN | Jun 5, 2017 |
This story is about a little boy, named AJ, that rides the bus with his grandmother on a Sunday. While they were on the bus he learned the importance of kindness.
  Stefanni | Jun 1, 2017 |
This book is about a boy name CJ and his grandmother that during a Sunday ride in the bus she taught CJ the importance of kindness and always found the beauty in all the things around him.
Age: 3-5
Source: Pierce County Library System
  jeannettea | May 30, 2017 |
This is a great book about a boy who goes on a bus with his grandmother and her grandson CJ. When they are on the bus the grandma teaches CJ about the world around him and he learns to not ignore the things around him. She wants him to appreciate all things in life. The grandma wants Cj to see life from all different areas. This is a great book for elementary in general because it has a good moral lesson. ( )
  dsw021 | May 1, 2017 |
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For Luna and her two grandmas, Roni and Grace -- M. de la P.

For Nana --C.R.
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CJ pushed through the church doors, skipped down the steps.
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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 from grandma, who 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, and comes to life through Matt de la Pena’s vibrant text and Christian Robinson’s radiant illustrations.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:25 -0400)

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