The Family Under the Bridge Natalie Savage Carlson

The Family Under the Bridge

Author: Natalie Savage Carlson
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Book Title
The Family Under the Bridge
Author
Natalie Savage Carlson
ISBN
9780064402507
The heartwarming and memorable Newbery Honor-winning book about finding family in the unlikeliest places, featuring artwork by beloved illustrator Garth Williams. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.Armand, an old man living on the streets of Paris, relishes his solitary life in the beautiful city. He is happy with his carefree existence, begging and doing odd jobs to keep himself warm and fed. With simple pleasures and no cares, what more could he need? Then one day just before Christmas, Armand returns to his favorite spot beneath the bridge to find three cold and hungry children. Although he has no interest in children, Armand soon finds himself caring for the small family. It does not take Armand very long to realize that he must do whatever it takes to get them a real home. Children will treasure this warm and funny adventure of family, freedom, and Santa Claus. The book includes illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Charlotte's Web and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Natalie Savage CarlsonPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 11/12/2019ISBN: 9780064402507Pages: 112Weight: 0.20lbsSize: 7.60h x 5.20w x 0.30dAward: Newbery Medal - Honor BookReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 01/20/1989Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 467 / Family Under the BridgeReading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 3

The heartwarming and memorable Newbery Honor-winning book about finding family in the unlikeliest places, featuring artwork by beloved illustrator Garth Williams. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Armand, an old man living on the streets of Paris, relishes his solitary life in the beautiful city. He is happy with his carefree existence, begging and doing odd jobs to keep himself warm and fed. With simple pleasures and no cares, what more could he need?

Then one day just before Christmas, Armand returns to his favorite spot beneath the bridge to find three cold and hungry children. Although he has no interest in children, Armand soon finds himself caring for the small family. It does not take Armand very long to realize that he must do whatever it takes to get them a real home.

Children will treasure this warm and funny adventure of family, freedom, and Santa Claus. The book includes illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Charlotte's Web and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Natalie Savage Carlson
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 11/12/2019
ISBN: 9780064402507
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.20w x 0.30d
Award: Newbery Medal - Honor Book

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 01/20/1989

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 467 / Family Under the Bridge
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 3

The heartwarming and memorable Newbery Honor-winning book about finding family in the unlikeliest places, featuring artwork by beloved illustrator Garth Williams. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Armand, an old man living on the streets of Paris, relishes his solitary life in the beautiful city. He is happy with his carefree existence, begging and doing odd jobs to keep himself warm and fed. With simple pleasures and no cares, what more could he need?

Then one day just before Christmas, Armand returns to his favorite spot beneath the bridge to find three cold and hungry children. Although he has no interest in children, Armand soon finds himself caring for the small family. It does not take Armand very long to realize that he must do whatever it takes to get them a real home.

Children will treasure this warm and funny adventure of family, freedom, and Santa Claus. The book includes illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Charlotte's Web and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Natalie Savage Carlson
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 11/12/2019
ISBN: 9780064402507
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.20w x 0.30d
Award: Newbery Medal - Honor Book

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 01/20/1989

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 467 / Family Under the Bridge
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 3