Category Archives: Caldecott

Last Stop on Market Street

I cannot say enough good things about Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson’s 2015 Last Stop on Market Street. I stumbled upon it quite by accident, tugging on its bright orange spine in the hopes that the book would be less dusty and worn than the others I’d found in the library…and I was not […] Continue reading

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Free Fridays: The Hallo-Wiener by Dav Pilkey

Since we officially into the month of October, we thought we’d kick off the Halloween book season with a cute story about a dog who proves himself. Dav Pilkey’s The Hallo-Wiener features Oscar, a young Dachshund, who gets teased at school for his irregular shape. Though he dreams of the perfect Halloween costume, his mother makes him an […] Continue reading

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