We are excited to introduce to you December’s Book of the Month—Last Stop on Market Street, by Matt De La Peña with pictures by Christian Robinson!
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 winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal, 2016 Caldecott Honor Book, and 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book will help us to remember that the material things in life are not nearly so important as the love and comfort of family.