Last Stop on Market StreetPicture Book - 2015
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SkokieStaff_Youth Aug 20, 2020
A young boy rides the bus with his grandma and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
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As CJ and his grandmother take their weekly bus ride to the last stop on Market Street, CJ learns that although they may not have as much as others, there is beauty in the people and everyday things that surround them. By the time they arrive at Market Street to serve food to those in need, CJ un... Read More »
For children and families: As CJ accompanies his grandmother on their weekly trip on the bus, he feels out of sorts--why must they take the bus while others have their own cars? This picture book explores inequalities and injustice in a manner children will recognize.
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Sometimes when you're surrounded by dirt, CJ, you're a better witness for what's beautiful.
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