Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña. Illustrated by Christian Robinson.

CJ’s grandma takes him two places on Sundays: to church and then to the soup kitchen. They ride the bus. CJ wants to know why they have to take the bus…why they don’t have a car…why they have to go to the soup kitchen…why he doesn’t have an mp3player/cell phone. Nana replies with the kind of wisdom, love, and gratitude that you wish you always could have in a moment like these. Nana is right, and CJ recognizes that.

This whole book just makes you want to be more Nana-like and see life through eyes of gratitude and love!

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