Citizenship is a tough term to understand and an ever harder one to teach. Here are 5 great picture books about citizenship to help you out!

1. Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña

CJ and his Nana take the bus to its last stop on Market Street every Sunday, but CJ soon begins to question why he has to take the bus in the rain when none of his friends do. CJ’s Nana reminds him of all the things they love about the bus and the people on it. This story encourages a strong sense of community and how caring for the people around you helps show good citizenship.