Last Stop on Market Street
Family Relationships; Homelessness; Poverty; Kinship care; homeless; living in poverty; grandparent raising child
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.
20 Years of Dia, 2016; Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016; Best of the Best Books, 2015; Choices, 2016; CSMCL Best Books, 2015; Distinguished Books, 2014; Distinguished Books, 2015; Guide Book to Gift Books, 2016; Horn Book Fanfare, 2015; Images of Community: Selected Books for Children and Young Adult, 2011; New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2015; New York Times Notable Children's Books, 2015; Notable Books for a Global Society, 2016; Notable Children's Books, 2016; Notable Children's Videos, 2017; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2016; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2016; NPR's Book Concierge, 2015; NYC Reads 365, 2015; Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, 2015; School Library Journal Best Books, 2015; Teachers' Choices, 2016; Children's Gallery Award, 2016-2017; Nominee; Cochecho Readers' Award, 2016-2017; Nominee; Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 2016; Nominee; Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Award, 2018; Master List; Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 2016-2017; Nominee; Quahog Book Award, 2016; Nominee; Read On Wisconsin, 2016-2017; Nominee; Summer Reading List, 2015; Nominee; Virginia Readers' Choice Award, 2016-2017; Nominee; Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award, 2016; Nominee; Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, 2016, Recommended; Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2016, Honor Book; Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2016, Honor, Illustrator; Cybils Awards, 2015, Finalist, Fiction Picture Book; E.B. White Read Aloud Award, 2015, Nominee, Picture Book; Goodreads Choice Award, 2015, Nominee, Picture Book; John Newberry Medal, 2016, Winner, Children (13-18); Randolph Caldecott Medal, 2016, Honor, Children (13-18)
diversity; grandparent and child; buses; neighbourliness; neighbourhood; city and town life
de la Peña, Matt, "Last Stop on Market Street" (2015). DIVerse Families. 881.