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Mirette on the high wire

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Series:
Mirette books volume 1.
Publisher:
G.P. Putnamʼs Sons,
Pub. Date:
c1992.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Description
One day, a mysterious stranger arrives at a boardinghouse of the widow Gateau- a sad-faced stranger, who keeps to himself. When the widow's daughter, Mirette, discovers him crossing the courtyard on air, she begs him to teach her how he does it. But Mirette doesn't know that the stranger was once the Great Bellini- master wire-walker. Or that Bellini has been stopped by a terrible fear. And it is she who must teach him courage once again. Emily Arnold McCully's sweeping watercolor paintings carry the reader over the rooftops of nineteenth-century Paris and into an elegant, beautiful world of acrobats, jugglers, mimes, actors, and one gallant, resourceful little girl.
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ISBN:
9780399221309
9780698114432
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
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full_title mirette on the high wire
author mccully emily arnold
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-04-19 04:36:40AM

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display_description Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear.
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subject_facet Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Medal (1993), Tightrope walking -- Juvenile fiction, Tightrope walking -- Stories
title_display Mirette on the high wire
title_full Mirette on the high wire / Emily Arnold McCully
title_short Mirette on the high wire
topic_facet Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Medal (1993), Stories, Tightrope walking