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Rul two boys in a similar predicament and the four children bond together and form a family of sorts Viji The Bridge Kindle starts working with the boys scavenging in trash heaps while Rukku makes bead necklaces and they buy food with what little money they earn They are often hungry and scared but they have each other and Kutti the best dog ever When the kids are forced. Thank you kidlitexchange penguinkids and venkatramanpadma for the review copy of this book All opinions are my own This middle grade realistic fiction will be realeased 2519This book takes place in India It follows two sisters Viji and Rukku as they run away from their abusive father and choose to live on the streets They soon team up with two sweet boys Muthi and Arul who share their shelter and show them how to find work The four uickly form a tight bond along with their cute stray dog and soon find that family can indeed be one that you pick yourself and happiness is often found in the most unexpected ways Goodness this book packs a punch Don t let the overall size or the short chapter lengths fool you Venkatraman s storytelling is absolutely vivid and full of every poss

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The Bridge Home

From their safe haven on the bridge they take shelter in a graveyard But it is now the rainy season and they are plagued by mosuitos and Rukku and Muthu fall ill As their symptoms worsen Viji and Arul must decide whether to risk going for help when most adults in their lives have proven themselves untrustworthy or to continue holding on to their fragile hard fought freedo. Read this gorgeous book twice this year

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When Viji and her sister Rukku whose developmental disability makes her overly trusting and vulnerable to the perils of the world run away to live on their own the situation could not be grim Life on the streets of the teeming city of Chennai is harsh for girls considered outcasts but the sisters manage to find shelter on an abandoned bridge There they befriend Muthi and A. Read this a few months ago Not that memorable Somehow too whimsical for a middle grade contemporary read Did not work for me Yes there are good and sad moments but it s a little unrealistic


10 thoughts on “The Bridge Home

  1. says:

    Read this a few months ago Not that memorable Somehow too whimsical for a middle grade contemporary read Did not work for me Yes there are good and sad moments but it's a little unrealistic

  2. says:

    What a thoughtful and engaging book; it was sad yet uplifting at the same time I didn't notice that it was slotted as a middle gradechildren's book until I was finished it but honestly this is a wonderful book for any ageThe

  3. says:

    This book is a hymne to life propelled by four strong caracters It is a pleasure to see uplifting books like this Thank you Padma I had a real good time reading this book Rukku will remain in my heart for a long ti

  4. says:

    Amazing book Heartbreaking and uplifting at the same timeAdding it to my list of awesome 2019 books

  5. says:

    Thank you kidlitexchange penguinkids and venkatramanpadma for the review copy of this book All opinions are my own This middle grade realistic

  6. says:

    I have loved Padma Venkatraman's YA titles and was so excited to see she was writing a book for middle grade readers The res

  7. says:

    Wow What a great book I listened to the audio version read by the author I was so touched Thank you for bringing the plight of homeless children in India to light

  8. says:

    Read this gorgeous book twice this year

  9. says:

    THIS is my ultimate and number one book to give to my children And also I have troubles writing THIS book because it's heartbreakingly entrancingIt has everything I want my children to read bravery hardness of life family and found

  10. says:

    This is the story of two sisters one with a developmental disability who left home because of their abusive father to liv

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