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What are some of the design choices that Keats makes (color, amount of text per opening, illustration style, etc.)? What is the effect of these choices – what’s the overall impression of the book?Compare Last Stop on Market Street and The Snowy Day. How are they similar? How are they different? What age range do you think Last Stop on Market Street would be really good for?Last Stop on Market Street has been widely recognized for excellence: a Coretta Scott King Honor (runner-up) for non-violent social change, a Caldecott Honor for excellence in illustration, and the Newbery Medal “for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.” Why do you think the awards committees decided that it deserved these honors. In particular, the Newbery Medal usually goes to a longer book – why do you think this one won instead?