Last Stop on Market Street and Carmela Full of Wishes Box Set
Author: Matt de la Peña | Illustrator: Christian Robinson | Hardcover
The bestselling and award-winning team of Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson have brought readers two new classics with Last Stop on Market Street and Carmela Full of Wishes. Lyrically written and vibrantly illustrated, these moving and timely picture books deserve a spot on every bookshelf. Packaged together for the first time, this boxed set is the perfect addition for any growing library and a must-have for readers young and old.
Last Stop on Market Street
Winner of the Newbery Medal
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.
Carmela Full of Wishes
When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true–she’s finally old enough to join her big brother as he does the family errands. Together, they travel through their neighborhood, past the crowded bus stop, the fenced-off repair shop, and the panadería, until they arrive at the Laundromat, where Carmela finds a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. But before she can blow its white fluff away, her brother tells her she has to make a wish. If only she can think of just the right wish to make...