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Ages 3-5

Ages 3-5


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Author: de la Peña, Matt


Edition: 1


  • Putnam Publishing Group

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 32

Release Date: 08-01-2015

Details: Product Description #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUSA Today BestsellerWinner of the 2016 Newbery MedalA 2016 Caldecott Honor BookA 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor BookA New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of 2015 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. From School Library Journal APPRECIATING DIVERSITY; PERSPECTIVE-TAKING; SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT Review Praise for LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET:Winner of the 2016 Newbery MedalA 2016 Caldecott Honor BookA 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book#1 New York Times BestsellerA New York Times Book Review Notable Children’s Book of 2015An NPR Best Book of 2015A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2015A 2015 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Horn Book Best Book of 2015BookPage’s “2015’s First Must-Read Picture Book”The Huffington Post Best Overall Picture Book of 2015A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2015Chosen for the New York Public Library’s 100 Books for Reading & Sharing List A Miami Herald Best Children’s Book of 2015A Raleigh News & Observer Best Children’s Book of 2015An Atlanta Parent Best Book of 2015A San Francisco Chronicle Holiday Gift Guide PickA Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature “Best Multicultural Books of 2015” PickA Scholastic Instructor 50 Best Summer BookChosen for the ALSC 2015 Summer Reading List A Horn Book Summer 2015 Reading List PickChosen for School Library Journal’s 2015 Top 10 Latin Books ListA Kansas City Star Thanksgiving 2015 Roundup PickA Winter 2014-2015 Kids' Indie Next Pick 2015 E.B. White Read Aloud Award FinalistNominated for the 2016 Washington Children’s Choice Picture Book AwardNominated for the 2016 Kentucky Bluegrass AwardFour Starred Reviews! “It’s also the warmth of their intergenerational relationship that will make this book so satisfying, for both young readers and the adults sharing it with them.”—The New York Times Book Review “That material poverty need not mean spiritual or imaginative poverty becomes beautifully clear in the quietly moving pages of ‘Last Stop on Market Street,” a picture book by Matt de la Peña filled with Christian Robinson’s vibrant naïf illustrations.”—The Wall Street Journal“Matt de la Peña’s warmhearted story is musical in its cadences…Christian Robinson’s angular, bright illustrations are energetic and vibrant... [A] celebration of the joys of service, the gifts of grandmothers and the tenderness that the city can contain.”—The Washington Post“The sharp illustrations — in bold, and cheerful primaries — get CJ’s restless energy and curious postures exactly right. The voices of CJ and his grandmother carry the story along in subtle point and counterpoint so that at this book’s quiet close you feel like you’ve been listening to a song.”—The Boston Globe★ “This celebration of cross-generational bonding is a textual and artistic tour de force.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review★ “Like still waters, de la Peña and Robinson’s story runs deep. It finds beauty in unexpected places, explores the difference between what’s fleeting and what lasts, acknowledges inequality, and testifies to the love shared by an African-American boy and his grandmother.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review★ “De la Peña and Robinson here are carrying on for Ezra Jack Keats in spirit and

EAN: 9780399257742

Package Dimensions: 10.6 x 8.8 x 0.5 inches

Languages: English