The bridge home
by
 
Venkatraman, Padma, author.

Title
The bridge home

Author
Venkatraman, Padma, author.

Summary
Life is harsh in Chennai's teeming streets, so when runaway sisters Viji and Ruku arrive, their prospects look grim. Very quickly, eleven-year-old Viji discovers how vulnerable they are in this uncaring, dangerous world. Fortunately, the girls find shelter—and friendship—on an abandoned bridge. With two homeless boys, Muthi and Arul, the group forms a family of sorts. And while making a living scavenging the city's trash heaps is the pits, the kids find plenty to laugh about and take pride in too. After all, they are now the bosses of themselves and no longer dependent on untrustworthy adults. But when illness strikes, Viji must decide whether to risk seeking help from strangers or to keep holding on to their fragile, hard-fought freedom.

Physical Description
1 online resource (194 pages)

Genre
Electronic books.

Subject Term
Street children -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction.

Geographic Term
India -- Juvenile fiction.

Publisher
Nancy Paulsen Books,

Electronic Access
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Excerpt

Publication Date
2019

ISBN
9781524738129

Publication Information
New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019.
 
©2019

Call Number
EBOOK


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