Last Stop on Market Street

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2016

Last Stop on Market Street

words by Matt de la Peña

illustrations by Christian Robinson

Ages: 3+

Interests: grandparents, city life, buses, tolerance, helping others, poverty, gratitude

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The Wheel on the School

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1955

The Wheel on the School

by Meindert DeJong

Age: 8+

Interests: birds, ocean, Holland, cooperation, helping others, adventure, small towns, country life

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The Little Bookroom

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1955

The Little Bookroom

by Eleanor Farjeon

Age: 6 (read to); 9 (independent reading)

Interests: short stories, updated fairy tales, satire, magic, romance, princesses and princes, helping others, morality

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Max

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Max

by Bob Graham

Age: 4+

Interests: superheroes, babies, family, flying

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The Three Robbers

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The Three Robbers

by Tomi Ungerer

Age: 3+

Interests: crime, robbers, treasure, orphans, morality, helping others

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Always Room for One More

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1966

Always Room for One More

retold by Sorche Nic Leodhas

illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian

24 pp.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965

Age: 5+

Interests: Scotland, folksongs, poetry, hospitality/generosity

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Good King Wenceslas

Good King Wenceslas

traditional carol lyrics by John Mason Neale

illustrated by John Wallner

New York: Philomel Books, 1990

30 pp.

Age: 4+

Interests: Christmas, Christmas carols, music, history, saints, stories of charity

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Great Joy

Great Joy

by Kate DiCamillo

illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2007

28 pp.

Age: 4+

Interests: Christmas, Christmas pageant

Also by this author: Because of Winn-Dixie, The Tale of Despereaux, Mercy Watson early chapter book series

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