Children's Book List

Reviews of Children's Literature

Last Stop on Market Street

Written By: Matt De La Pena
Illustrated By: Christian Robinson

Last Stop on Market Street


Summary: A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

Rating: 4 ****

Although the book won The Newbery Prize for Literature, it has been criticized for its poor grammar and a little too unrealistic view of how wonderful it is to take a city bus.

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By: Anna Walker


Peggy A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure

Summary: Peggy, a hen, has a life-changing adventure when a gust of wind drops her in a big city.

Rating: 3 ***

A story about a chicken who finds herself in the city and makes her way home.

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