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Last Stop on Market Street
Last Stop on Market Street | Matt de la Pea
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Winner of the 2016 Newbery MedalA 2016 Caldecott Honor BookA 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor BookA "New York Times Book Review" Notable Children's Book of 2015A "Wall Street Journal" Best Children's Book of 2015 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 energetic ride through a bustling city highlights the wonderful perspective only grandparent and grandchild can share, and comes to life through Matt de la Pena s vibrant text and Christian Robinson s radiant illustrations."
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DebbieGrillo
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What a beautiful book about gratitude.

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oliviascrimo

National Book Award Winner for Young People‘s Literature
January 8th, 2015
This book is all about kindness and empathy and being grateful for all you have in life. A great activity for this would be to have students write about what they are grateful for in their life and then they can share with the class.

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Gracehake

“Sometimes when you're surrounded by dirt...you're a better witness for what's beautiful”

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Gracehake

This book is very eye opening and has a very important message that is valuable to read to young children. The illustrations are very entertaining and it teaches children to find beauty in little things and appreciate what they have.

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Gracehake
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A little boy goes along with his grandmother to a soup kitchen. They ride a bus together across town. CJ wonders why he can‘t have the things that he sees people around him have, but he learns to find beauty in things that he initially would not have. This book has a great message to appreciate what you have and introduces children to community service.

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cm779518
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This book won the Newberry Medal in 2016 - This is a very good childrens book and it has also won several other awards. This book talks lots about diversity of people and their different situations!

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Cjloftus
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The Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson is a multi award winning book published in 2015. This book has won the Newberry Medal, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor and a Caldecott honor. This spectacular book promotes diversity of all kinds and the importance of helping the people around you.

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Cjloftus

Last Stop on Market Street uses simplistic design of illustrations combined with vibrant colors to portray different cultures and events. This book discusses multiple points of diversity in life as well as inequity. This award winning picture book displays many different types of people and lives. This book would be helpful in areas of social emotional learning.

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Cjloftus

“And in the darkness, the rhythm lifted CJ out of the bus, out of the busy city”

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Mboyd28

Sometimes when you‘re surrounded by dirt, CJ, you‘re a better witness for what‘s beautiful.

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Mboyd28

I enjoy the illustrations in this book because of the diversity that‘s shown on each and every page.

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Mboyd28
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Last Stop on Market Street has been awarded a Newbery, a Caldecott, and a Coretta Scott King awards. The story follows a child with their grandma as they hop on their bus to go home. This story addresses many issues we face today like helping the less fortunate. The illustrations in this book stand out by the way it depicts diversity.

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maggiedesantis

CJ and his grandma ride the bus home every Sunday after church, but this time CJ is wondering why he doesn‘t have certain things that other people do. On their ride, his grandma answers his questions which helps him see and appreciate what he has.
Awards won: Newbury Award
Purpose of Award: To encourage original creative work in the field of books for children
Author: Matt De la Peña
Illustrator: Christian Robinson
Date of publication: 2015

maggiedesantis Genre: Realistic Fiction 6mo
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emmadomo

He wondered how his Nana always found beautiful where he never even thought to look.

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emmadomo
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Amazing picture book! The Last Stop on Market Street raises awareness about diversity of people and their circumstances, charity, and the role of helping other people in life. We‘ve worked with this book a lot in our Methods courses and did a lot of read alouds/ activities.

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clairebourq_2023
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This story is about a little boy named CJ and his Grandma who ride the bus across town every Sunday after church. CJ begins to become curious as they are riding the bus and wonders why they do not have a car or electronics like his other friends? Why they have to get off the bus in the “dirty“ part of town? His grandma encourages him to see the beauty in what he does have and in the differences in their lives.

clairebourq_2023 CJ gets to share the beauty of his community and life with his grandmother.

This book is written by : Matt De La Pena
Illustrated by: Christian Robinson
Genre: Children's Lit
Awards:
**Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal
**A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
**A 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
**A #1 New York Times Bestseller
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jdowney
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Published in 2015. This book won the John Newbery Medal. Last Stop on Market Street is a story about a little boy and his grandmother, who are on their way to Market Street. CJ wonders why they don‘t have the things he sees around him, and why they have to do what they‘re doing. His grandmother teaches him about finding beauty in the world, and being appreciative for the things that you have.

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jdowney

This is a great book to use when talking about wants and needs, especially with younger children as the topic is being introduced in social studies.

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jdowney

“Some people watch the world with their ears”

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erinhannahs

“Sometimes when you're surrounded by dirt, CJ, you're a better witness for what's beautiful.“

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erinhannahs

CJ, a young boy, comes to realize that the most important things in life are not material things like what you own and what you wear, but they are how you make others feel and what you do to help others.

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erinhannahs
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I love this book! Such a cute and unique story about how CJ, the main character, comes to understand the important things in life are not material things but they are being kind and helping others. The illustrations in this book are absolutely gorgeous, too!

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sarahyurco
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Published: 2015
This story follows a young boy named CJ who is asking his grandmother lots of questions about why things are the way they are in the world around them. His questions are met with encouraging explanations that point readers to see the beauty in life and in people.
Awards: Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, Caldecott Honor

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Bookish_Gal
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Interesting take on a simple bus ride where a boy contemplated life wit his nana. On the city bus. He seems to complain about what other bus riders have, but his nana shows him how blessed they are to see the world in another view. It is easy to see they are poor city family, but the love a view of the world is so serene.

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AlwaysForeverReading
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Although I am reading Resurrecting Midnight, I wanted to read this short book that I checked out at my school‘s library. It was a great read!

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Betrinag
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Peña‘s work on his RF, Caldecott Award winning book is a touching and rewarding add to classroom libraries. As CJ takes his normal Sunday ride on the bus with grandma after church, he begins to question things like why he doesn‘t have the same things as others, and why they have to live in their part of town. CJ‘s grandmother helps him to see the beauty in the things they do have, which serves as one of the themes for this book.

Betrinag This book would do well in a PR setting; reading rockets provides a why and how-to guide to help implement this strategy in the classroom https://www.readingrockets.org/strategies/paired_reading UDL principle 8.3 will promote collaboration and EL strategy 2 will promote cooperation, both helpful strategies for the pairs. #ucflae3414sp21 (edited) 2y
DrSpalding Partner reading is a wonderful teaching strategy and it would work nicely with this high-quality picture book. Of course you could read it aloud as we did in class. The resources you have selected work well with the suggested strategies and are excellent resources to complement what you have learned in this course. 2y
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This RF Caldecott Honor book is a great read for everyone. Nana helps CJ see all there is to be thankful for and some of the beauty in life‘s little things. This would be good for PR. #ucflae3414sp21

Nrossi http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/laststoponmarket.html this website has a teachers guide and all kinds of questions about the story. UDL 3.2 ( highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships). EL 17 ( provide contextual support through audio visuals, models,demonstrations, Realia, body language, and facial expressions) 2y
DrSpalding Your resource is a good one for all things children‘s literature. Nice universal design and English learner alignment with this high-quality text! Remember how to incorporate GAP to assist your English learners with listening comprehension. 2y
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Karissacurrier
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This RF, RA Newberry honor, Corretta Scott King Honor, and Caldecott Award Winning book is a phenomenal book to include in your classroom library. The theme of this book is to appreciate what you have. CJ is upset because he has to accompany his grandmother to work at a soup kitchen after church on sundays. At first CJ is upset that he cannot do what he sees his other friends do, but soon realizes the beauty that surrounds him. #UCFLAE3414SP21

Karissacurrier
https://doors2world.umass.edu/sites/default/files/Last%20Stop%20on%20Market%20St...

The provided resource includes great discussion questions and other resources to use when conducting a RA. The UDL Principle 3.2 and EL Strategy 4 both will help students activate their background knowledge and make connections with the text.
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Chaseb I‘ve used this book for a Think Aloud in my RED class, so I think it‘s a great book for a read aloud and the way I used it was to discuss making connections to the text, so the ESOL and UDL principles you picked out are perfect!! 2y
DrSpalding Several of your peers chose to post on this book after the read aloud! This is a high-quality book that of course was used to model GAP procedures and effective read aloud skills! 2y
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PatriciaS
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This wonderful RA, F, has lyrical, stirring text about appreciation for others differences, what makes us happy as people, and inequity. A little boy, CJ and his Nana take a bus on Sunday to it's last stop 🛑 on Market Street. A Newbury 2016 Medal, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, and a Caldecott Honor winner.
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Diverse books empower students.
UDL#5.3 Expression & Communication to build fluency with graduated level

PatriciaS of support for practice and performance. ESOL strategies# 1 teaching questioning and discussions with students for clarification, #22 giving enough wait time for second language learners to respond to questions. Shell Education Great Works for Instructional Guides for Literature, Last Stop 🛑 on Market Street, booksgoogle.com is a great resource for this book 📖. #UCFLAE3414SP21 2y
DrSpalding Realistic fiction at its best. So many of your classmates included this book in their posts specifically after the interactive read aloud provided in class. Be sure to use GAP procedures along with the ESOL strategies noted to assist your English learners and listening comprehension. Helpful resource! 2y
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“Last Stop on Market Street” by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson

Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Honor

The story she has a poignant view about seeing the beauty within and not judging outward appearances. It also touches upon social inequity in a child friendly manner. Can't reccomend this book enough as a read aloud for a classroom.

RF. RA. #ucflae3414sp21

ToddSalerno This resource has philosphical questions to stimulate discussion. There is also a beautiful RA link from the illustrator Christian Robinson that can present the book with multiple visuals to aid in comprehension! (ESOL 47-Use information gap activities [sharing pieces of information to solve problems]) (UDL 2.5-Illustrate through multiple media.)

https://www.prindleinstitute.org/books/last-stop-on-market-street/
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DrSpalding Wow, the philosophical statement and discussion questions are very powerful in your resource. I am going to add this to our last stop presentation that you so graciously participated in. As you experienced in class, this is a wonderful book for read aloud and of course for using GAP to enhance the presentation for English learners and those students that need additional help with listening comprehension. 2y
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acassatta
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Last Stop on Market Street! 🚌 This RF, RA, Newberry Medal Winner is a great add to an elementary classroom. This book encompasses the idea that beauty can be found in unlikely places. The book takes us on CJ‘s journey with his Nana starting at the church up until they make it to the soup kitchen. CJ seems to question a lot of things and his grandma helps him find the beauty in even the smallest things.

acassatta The UDL principle I see that aligns with this RA book is 7.2- optimize relevance, value, and authenticity. Although this story is fiction, it holds a lot of truth for some families which makes it very relevant. In addition, there is a great lesson behind this story. The ESOL strategy that corresponds to a possible lesson is #17- as a read aloud book, we would display body language and facial expressions. #ucflae3414sp21 (edited) 2y
Karissacurrier I love this book! I like the UDL principle you chose. I feel that it perfectly aligns with this books message! This book is great for students to make connections with. 2y
alexo I really love this book! I feel as though the students would really enjoy it because it would help them see the good in situations! 2y
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AndreaEfres I loved your description! Thank you for sharing, body language is so important for bilingualism! 2y
AlexRobinson A great ESOL book yes!! And the UDL you chose was perfect- some of my favorite UDLS are the ones that represent value and authenticity- because as much fun as it is to read the silly books we also need to see the representation in our books/classroom as well! 2y
Vanvlieta ESOL strategy #17 is always my go to strategy. This is crucial for our students to understand the tone and delivery of whats being read. Plus, gestures and facials add to engagement for a much more enticing read aloud! 🙌🏼 2y
PatriciaS I loved this book great for teaching community values. Great review 👍 thanks 😊 2y
acassatta This website includes a lesson plan that corresponds to the important points stated in this RF book. http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/laststoponmarket.html 2y
DrSpalding Ava, not only were you supportive of your peers but they were very supportive of your posts. What a wonderful experience! This is exactly how this project is meant to be! 2y
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ToddSalerno
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Practicing shared reading with my sweet boy Armani until I can share in a classroom! Beautiful read.

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Jovy
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This is a great conversation starter with your kids on diversity and appreciation and kindness. Nicely illustrated too.

#ReadWithMrBook #NewberryAwardWinner

Traci1 This looks terrific. I just looked it up, and my library has it. Hoping to pick it up this week to read to my little guy. 2y
Jovy @Traci1 That‘s great! I wished they had this 10yrs ago when my kids were at that age. 2y
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This RF book written by Matt de la Pena and illustrated by Christian Robinson will blow you away. It won a Caldecott and Newbery medal in 2016 and after reading I know why now. This book shows you the relationship between a grandma and grandson and how the grandson is always asking questions about other people like his friends having stuff that him and grandma do not. I think this would be a great RA for the classroom. #ucflae3414su20

marissamaddox UDL Principle 3.2-Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships - I think throughout the book you could ask questions and explain the big ideas and highlight the relationship between grandma and son.
ESOL Strategy 15- Reinforce the key ideas you present again and again.
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marissamaddox https://leadingwithlearning.wested.org/system/resources/W1siZiIsIjIwMTkvMDUvMTQv...

This pdf is for a read aloud and details different vocabulary and questions to ask throughout.
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gpraytor This book is amazing and should def be an addition to every classroom! 3y
DrSpalding Late 3y
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bsiqueira
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This RF picture book is all about appreciation. A little boy named Cj has always felt envious of what others had, until his Nana changed his perspective. Read this story and embark on a wonderful journey in regards to the simplicities in life. This book makes a great RA and can provide that teachable moment about being grateful for the little things in life :) #ucflae3414su20

bsiqueira http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/laststoponmarket.html This website provides multiple resources in regards to activities that relate to the values and theme of this story. The UDL strategy that would relate to this book is 3.2 “Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships.” Aligned with ESOL strategy #28 “Provide biographies of significant men and women from different countries.” 3y
DrSpalding This is realistic fiction therefore English learner 28 does not quite align. Very helpful resource and your universal design principle works nicely. 3y
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Librarybelle
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CJ and his nana have the same routine on Sundays...taking the bus until the last stop on Market Street. What CJ discovers on this trip is beauty and kindness, respect and unselfish service to others. Bright illustrations help bring the story to life. The ending is quite simply magical and touching. Letter L for #BBRC #A2Z

keys_on_fire Great book! I‘ve been trying to work my way through the Newberys! 3y
LibrarianRyan 👍😀⭐️ 3y
Sarahreadstoomuch Love this one!! 3y
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LSoMS is an adequate picture book about a boy and his grandmother. Nana gives CJ answers to his many questions that redirect him from envy to appreciation. There are diverse characters. That being said, I'm not sure why it won so many awards. It's not a “wow!“

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Written by Matt De La Pena
Illustrated by Christian Robinson
Awarded the Caldecott Medal, John Newberry Medal and the Coretta Scott King award
CJ and his grandma get out of church and head to the last stop on Market Street. Today CJ is not happy with the journey but by the end of it he truly learns to love it. Last Stop on Market Street is an RF book and I believe That it's best use in the class would be within a RA.
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RamzieM http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/laststoponmarket.html
This is an amazing resource that I found that will give you many things to highlight and talk about during your read aloud for this book.
UDL: Highlights Patterns, critical features, big ideas and relationships. (3.2)
ESOL: 22. Give enough wait time for second-language learners to respond to questions.
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DrSpalding This is a high-quality book. Consult the author before consulting outside resources however the resource you have noted is very helpful. You certainly should provide wait time for second language learners while performing a read aloud and it would be beneficial to highlight patterns and big ideas. All of this can be done through an effective read aloud. 3y
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CJ and his grandma take the bus after church every Sunday to volunteer providing hot meals. Very well done introduction to community service.

#BBRC #A2Z

Chrissyreadit I love this book! 3y
LibrarianRyan Love this book. 👍❤️🙂 3y
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This three-time award winning (Newbery, Caldecott, and Coretta Scott King) book by Matt De La Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson is RF and tells a story of a young boy named CJ and his Nana who ride the bus together. Throughout the book Cj is constantly asking his Nana why he doesn‘t have things other people have, his Nana turns his negative views of the things he lacks into a beautiful perspective of what he does have. #ucflae3414su20

Emmaturtle3 This book is great for RA because of the inspiring story it tells and the beautiful illustrations on each page, because it is a picture book. As for UDL I would say 7.2 and 3.2 are ones that this book highlights; Optimize relevance, value and authenticity and highlights patterns, critical features, big ideas and relationships. I think this book can help students understand their value, how to be authentic and learn more about family relationships. (edited) 3y
Emmaturtle3 For ESOL strategies I think that #3 and #4 would be best fit. #3 being: Encourage self talk (positive thinking) and #4 being: Link lesson topic to students‘ prior knowledge. This book can help to show students the positives in situations and how to promote positive thinking and self talk. I also think students can use prior knowledge of their family situations to relate to the characters in the book. 3y
Emmaturtle3 http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/laststoponmarket.html This awesome website provides a ton of resources from a summary, to themes, to standards, and to activities! My favorite was the activity that had students take a disposable camera home and photograph the unexpected beauty! (edited) 3y
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nquintus I totally agree with your observation that UDL 3.2 is a great fit for this book. Relationships are a big part of the theme. Your ESOL strategies are also quite fitting, especially the promotion of positive thinking and self talk. After all, that's what Nana is trying to teach CJ! Great synopsis, Emma! 3y
RamzieM Good job on your review! This seems like an amazing book and I liked how you included the values that students can learn from reading this book. 3y
Viviannef Hello Emma, I have yet to read this book, but I definitely think adding it to my classroom library would be a great choice! You did an amazing job in detailing the strategies you will when reading this book at a RA. The UDL strategies you chose will definitely focus on the big ideas and relationships within the story between CJ and his Nana. Students within the class will know how important it is to think positively. 3y
DrSpalding Emma, you found a fabulous resource… Be sure to expand on what it shares that can assist the teacher with using it in the classroom. Excellent job identifying universal design and English learner strategies. You have several however only one is required, of each. Your summary is spot on and certainly this book does provide a new perspective! 3y
ashleyshugars Emma, awesome review! I still haven‘t read this book unfortunately, but by the sound of it, it seems like an amazing addition to a classroom library! I love, love, love the way that you described your UDL strategies!! 3y
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dbears1
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"The Last Stop On Market Street", is a great RF book.The author is Matt De La Pena and the illustrator is Christian Robinson. In the book Cj takes a bus ride with his Nana .While on the way his Nana helps him see that beauty is everywhere.CJ ask why he doesn't have certain things like other people.Nana let's him know he should appreciate beauty rather than materialistic things. CJ gets a chance to see beauty with his eye closed!?#ucflae3414su20

dbears1 This book supports self regulation of UDL - Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies 9.2 and to ensure comprehension for ESOL students as a teacher I should give enough wait time for learners to respond to questions. In the book Nana helps CJ realize that beauty doesn't come from materialistic things and that he can look at his surroundings. When asking ESOL students how they see beauty , I must give them time to think before responding. (edited) 3y
dbears1 “Last Stop On Market Street“ can be used in the classroom to help students connect with the real world. It may remind the student of a time they travelled on a bus or when they do travel on the bus, they will think of this book !

This is a great activity for students to connect with the book ! https://www.sunnydayfamily.com/2016/02/market-street-bus-craft.html
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dbears1 How can I forget the awards this book has won !!!!!!

Caldecott Honor

Newbery Medal

Coretta Scott King Award.
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Nkaufmann Wow! What a great description of this book! I now want to read this book for myself. I love that you mentioned how this book connects to the real world. I think that it is important for students to learn that beauty is everywhere. There is beauty in nature, in people, our world in general, etc. 3y
bsiqueira This book sounds like a wonderful way to teach your students to appreciate what you have! Giving students enough time for learners to respond to questions is very important in order to make sure all students have enough time to elaborate on their thoughts. A book that helps connect with the real world will be a very valuable lesson. Great job! 3y
LauraLeighn I think having students connect to past experiences like having ridden on a bus is a great way to get them thinking and connect to the main characters of the story. The activity you connected is so cute and really useful in the classroom! 3y
Emmaturtle3 I loved reading your post because I also picked this book and had different UDLs and ESOL strategies. I think the 9.2 strategy about coping skills ties in perfectly with this book, it could truly change a child‘s perspective of how to cope with their personal situation. I also really like how you stated you must give the students time to think before responding, that is something that often slips my mind. Great post!!:) 3y
Mazzole18 This is a quality text that every teacher should have in their student library. It was won three awards and teaches valuable moral lessons. I also chose this book because of those moral lesson that kids can receive form reading this book. 3y
DrSpalding A detailed post for a wonderful book. It has won numerous awards and I like how you have found resources that integrate the arts and promote the idea of making connections. Be sure to proof your posts. Great start! 3y
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Last Stop on Market Street is an award-winning (Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King), RF picture book written by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by Christian Robinson. It is about a little boy who takes a bus ride with his Nana and wonders why other people live differently than they do. Nana's answers open his eyes to the positive side of everything around him. https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/last-stop-market-street
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nquintus This vividly-illustrated book would best serve an elementary classroom as part of an RA. It is great for SEL and discussions about family diversity. As part of an RA strategy, this book can meet UDL strategies 3.1 and 3.2 regarding activation of background knowledge and highlighting relationships. It can also be read aloud in conjunction with ESOL strategies 17 and 20, which involve supporting comprehension through visuals and discussion of vocab. 3y
CameoD Hey Nicole! I really enjoyed how you mentioned the UDL that is about highlighting relationships because it‘s centered around family relationships. I love how you seem so passionate about this book. It definitely seems like a marvelous book to add to any collection for Language Arts and Social Studies purposes. 3y
gpraytor I really like how your ESOL and UDL strategies align with each other. This will make the lesson flow better with potential ELLs in your class. 3y
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Viviannef Hello Nicole! This book is a great choice for a RA. You have made a great choice in choosing your UDL strategies which will be great for “highlighting relationships” and also how you may discuss “family diversity”. Especially teaching in such diverse classrooms. 3y
DrSpalding Reading is fundamental is a high-quality resource. Your mentioning of SEL makes me think that many great books can be used to help students grow both socially and emotionally. Your universal design and English learner strategies are excellent. Keep going! 3y
Ameyer32 I love how you make connections to social and emotional learning. It is quite refreshing to see. It is so important because it really is the foundation to everything! 3y
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The Last Stop on Market Street is a Coretta Scott King Award picture book. Great for RA and ST; with every single page, there is something new to discuss and share with the little ears. Every Sunday, Cj travels on the bus with his Nani. His Nany helps him view the world differently and appreciate every person no matter their disability, color, talent, income, etc. She teaches him to see beauty, even in the ugliest of circumstances.

Jennymmm Fiction
Theme diversity.
UDL 7.1 Optimize individual choice and autonomy
ESOL 3 Encourage self-talk (positive thinking)
https://mattdelapena.com/books/last-stop-on-market-street/
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DrSpalding How do your universal design principles and English learner strategies you note in each post apply to the resource and how you would use it in your classroom? 3y
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Reviewsbylola
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We started our Caldecott Tournament of Books today. We went with two books I already had on hand. Madeline was the winner (I‘m guessing the dog named Genevieve had a bit to do with it), although it was a tough choice!

mcctrish Oh what a great idea 3y
marleed For years I purchased the Caldecott and Newberry books to read to and with my kids. I liked knowing by virtue of this honor those books would still be available when they had kids and they could share the books from their childhood. Might I nominate 3y
Reviewsbylola I‘ll add that to the list next time! We had a few on hand already and then I ordered the cheapest options on FB for the rest. 😅 @marleed 3y
LiteraryinLawrence Cute idea! 3y
britt_brooke So cool! I need to do something like this with my boys. 3y
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victoriamaria This fiction book won Newberry Medal, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, and a Caldecott Honor. The book follows CJ and Nana as they travel on a bus as they travel to their last stop, a soup kitchen. CJ makes small complaints through out the book but Nana replies kindly to each of his complaints with wisdom and insight. The opening page of the book included symbols that can be identified through out the story. This book can be used to (1/2) 3y
victoriamaria identify symbols (UDL 2.1). While reading this book, while group or small group, the teacher can point to different objects mentioned throughout the story while he/she is reading to accommodate ELL students in the classroom (ESOL Strat-Comp Instruct. 17) #ucflae3414sp20 (edited) 3y
LizzettM I also read Last Stop On Market Street. I loved it so much and I can't wait to add it to my classroom library! This book is a great visual for students and pointing out different symbols is a great UDL principle to use. 3y
DrSpalding This is such a wonderful book with a wonderful message. Nice summary. 3y
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annalor
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This book is good for RA. It is about a boy and his grandmother finding beauty in their city. It teaches kids gratitude and can be relatable for many. It is realistic fiction. It won a John Newberry medal. Resource: https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/book/last-stop-market-street
I would use UDL guideline 3.1. Background knowledge such as vocabulary words is important to understand this book.

annalor I would use ESOL strategy 10 as concepts in this book such as politeness and subjective beauty can be better understood in groups. 3y
Kayla_C I love your resource and how it provides us with the award it has won. I have seen many posts on this book so far and I definitely want to read it. 3y
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This Newbery Award winning book is a great read! Matt de la Peña wrote this GN about a boy and his grandmothers trip on the bus after church one Sunday. CJ‘s grandmother shows him how to appreciate the things around him. This story has a warm ending that can bring up a great discussion. #UCFLAE3414SP20

charlotteclancy This is a great read aloud book for an elementary aged classroom, where the class as a group can have a discussion about the theme and making inferences as to why they go where they do. carolhurst.com is a great website where I found different activities that could be used for this story. UDL- 3.2 Highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships. EL- 4. Link lesson topic to students prior knowledge 3y
DrSpalding As many of us saw in teach live, this is a great read aloud book. It won the highest honor, winning the Newbery medal. Your website resource is quite helpful but what activities would you actually use in your classroom? 3y
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