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The Bridge Home



by
Padma Venkatraman

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Penguin Random House
Imprint
Nancy Paulsen
ISBN
9781524738112

Awards and Honors
2019 Goodreads Choice Award Nominee
Kirkus Best Books - 2019
CSMCL Best Books - 2019
CPL Best Books - 2019
The Walter Award Winner Younger Readers Category - 2020
POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Discrimination: Disability, Violence: Mild Violence
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Runaway sisters Viji and Ruku befriend Muthi and Arul on the streets of Chennai, India. Together, they build a shelter, and find comfort in laughter and play as they scavenge the city’s trash. Then illness threatens their survival.
Glossary. Author’s note.

POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Discrimination: Disability, Violence: Mild Violence

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

208

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Dewey

F

AR

4.4: points 5

Lexile

680L

Genre

Fiction

Scholastic Reading Counts

10

JLG Release

Apr 2019

Book Genres


Topics

Homeless persons. Runaways. Chennai, India. Friendship. Family problems. Sisters. Children with mental disabilities. Dogs. Religion. Dengue fever.

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Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

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Praise & Reviews

Grades 5-8
Realistic Fiction Middle Plus
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Stories with strong, relatable characters that portray believable contemporary or historical real-life experiences.

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