Monarch Book of the Week!
2018 Monarch Nominees!
Have you read any of the 2018 Caudill Books?
20 books are nominated every year for the Monarch Award, and they are displayed in the Youth Services Department.
Take a look at our staff review for this week’s featured book!
Title: Last Stop on Market Street
Author: Matt de La Pena; Illustrator: Christian Robinson
Lexile Level: AD610L
Recommendations & Comments: As CJ and his Nana leave church and take a bus ride through town, he is full of questions. Why don't they have a car to ride, or music players? Why are they in dirty, broken parts of town? But with every question, Nana's answers give him another way to look at the world around him, to appreciate the people and experiences they encounter. Already a winner of the Newbery Medal and the Caldecott Honor, this Monarch nominee has a deceptively simple, colorful retro art style. Just a bit like Ezra Jack Keats' A Snowy Day. A good pick for parents struggling to answer children's questions about poverty, doing without, and their perceptions of the world.
Reviewed By: Tom
Click Here for a List of all 20 Monarch Nominees
Created by Jen Trotta on
Sep 11th, 2017 @ 4:12 PM.
Updated on Mar 19th, 2018 @ 4:32 PM.