Last Stop On Market Street
Winner of the prestigious Newbery Award, this groundbreaking picture book explores urban life through the eyes of a young boy and his nana. CJ discovers that there is beauty, interest and excitement everywhere he looks, in this evocative story told through the rhythms and poetry of real life.
Sometimes when you're surrounded by dirt, CJ, you're a better witness for what's beautiful."
CJ begins his weekly bus journey around the city with disappointment and dissatisfaction, wondering why he and his family can't drive a car like his friends. Through energy and encouragement, CJ's nana helps him see the beauty and fun in their routine.
This beautifully illustrated, emotive picture book explores urban life with honesty, interest and gratitude.
Last Stop on Market Street has won multiple awards and spent time at the number one spot in the New York Times Bestseller List.