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Mirette on the Highwire (Caldecott Medal Book)

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ISBN 100399221301
ISBN 139780399221309

Mirette on the High Wire has been added to your Cart Add gift options. Buy used: $ FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ Cited by: Mirette on the High Wire is a story about a young girl in 19th century Paris and a famous high-wire walker who comes to stay at her mother's boarding house.

A nice curriculum connection for this book might be to compare it with Mordecai Gernstein's, "The Man Who Walked Between Two Towers" and discuss the differences between fiction and non-fiction.4/5.

Her book, A Craving was nominated for an American Book Award. The idea for Mirette on the High Wire began as a biography of real-life daredevil Blondin.

But the author changed her mind to accomodate the tree-climbing child and risk-taking adult she was and : Penguin Young Readers Group. About Mirette on the High Wire. 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. Buy a cheap copy of Mirette on the High Wire book by Emily Arnold McCully.

Mirette and the Great Bellini traverse the Paris skyline on high wire in the climactic scene of this picture book about conquering fear. The two meet at Mirette's Free shipping over $/5(5). In this Caldecott Medal-winning story, Mirette, a young girl, 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Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear.

"An exuberant and uplifting picture book." — New York Times. Mirette on the High Wire (CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK) - Kindle edition by McCully, Emily Arnold, McCully, Emily Arnold. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, Mirette on the Highwire book or tablets.

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Mirette on the Highwire book Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mirette on the High Wire (CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK)/5(61). Mirette on the High Wire is a great book to explore fear and bravery. First, the definition of bravery is presented in different ways throughout the book.

Mirette and Bellini perform dangerous and potentially scary acts by walking the high wire. Mirette has no fear of the wire, and Bellini does even though he has done it many times. Tightrope walking, Fiction, Juvenile fiction, Caldecott Medal, Blind, Books and reading, Acrobats and acrobatics Work 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.3/5(1).

Her book, A Craving was nominated for an American Book Award. The idea for Mirette on the High Wire began as a biography of real-life daredevil Blondin. But the author changed her mind to accomodate the tree-climbing child and risk-taking adult she was and is/5(32).

Title: Mirette on the High Wire By: Emily Arnold McCully Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 32 Vendor: Paperstar Book Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 4 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Stock No: WWPages:   Mirette on the High Wire (Book): McCully, Emily Arnold: 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.

Booktalk. Though set in the nineteenth century, children will easily relate to Mirette and her daredevil spirit. Invite their personal response to the story, letting children share their own daring deeds (riding a two-wheeler for the first time, the first sleep-over, climbing a tree, and so on).

One of these traveling vagabonds is a retired high-wire walker and Mirette is immediately drawn to him and his talent.

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The exciting story and detailed illustrations make this award-winning book an excellent choice for mini lessons focused on visualizing, making connections and predictions, synthesizing, and determining importance. Mirette on the High Wire (Book & Teacher Book Guide) by scholastic and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mirette on the High Wire, - AbeBooks.

Mirette on the High Wire - Emily Arnold McCully Narrated by Eniko Agnes Nagy The story takes place in old Paris and is a high spirited adventure in which Mir. Today, we share another McCully book which fits our Girl Power theme: Mirette on the High Wire, a Caldecott medalist.

Finding the Spark and Daring to Dream. The setting of the picture book was years ago during the height of the artiste-culturati scene in Paris. In this picture book set in 19th-century Paris, a child helps a daredevil who has lost his edge to regain his confidence.

Mirette on the High Wire Emily Arnold McCully, Author Putnam. Hearts and Heroes offers quality read-alouds of stories that delight and inspire children. Subscribe to our channel for more amazing kids' books. One day, a. For this month's (parent-child literary analysis) book club selection, we read Mirette on the High Wire, a Caldecott Medal book written by Emily Arnold McCully.

Rather than discussing characters, setting, plot, conflict, and theme, however, we tried something new. We used part of the "invention" process from The Lost Tools of ion is the first of Aristotle’s five canons of.

Her book, A Craving was nominated for an American Book Award. The idea for Mirette on the High Wire began as a biography of real-life daredevil Blondin. But the author changed her mind to accomodate the tree-climbing child and risk-taking adult she was and : Mirette on the High Wire. 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. 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. Inspired by the exploits of the daredevil Blondin, an exotic, suspenseful story about the affection and loyalty between teacher and prot&#;g&#;e: Mirette learns tightrope-walking from Monsieur Bellini, a famous wirewalker who has lost his nerve and is staying in her mother's Parisian boardinghouse because he can no longer perform.

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. Mirette on the High Wire (Caldecott Medal Book). Writing also for adults, Ms.

McCully has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts. Her book, A Craving was nominated for an American Book Award. The idea for Mirette on the High Wire began as a biography of real-life daredevil Blondin.

But the author changed her mind to accomodate the tree /5(59). Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully is a powerful picture book that promotes gender roles, a growth mindset and determination.

Mirette lives in her mother’s boarding house in Paris. Many travelling performers stay at Madame Gateaux’s boarding house as they pass through the city. Mirette saves the day by reaching her hands out to him, and meeting him on the wire.

The book's final page shows a poster of Mirette and Bellini saying that they are wire walkers who do "stupendous feats." A little girl looks up at the poster.

As you can see, this is quite a good story, and works in Mirette's heroism in a natural s:   BOOK: Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully is about a young protegee of the famous Bellini who ends up encouraging her teacher.

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(from FIAR) Day one: After reading Mirette on the High Wire, I opened up a conversation about our own special talents and we took some time to appreciate all that we can do.

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Share. Key Features. Description.Mirette on the High Wire, Starring Mirette & Bellini, and Mirette and Bellini Cross Niagara Falls.When Mirette discovers that fear has kept him from performing for years, she knows she must repay him for the kindness he has shown her -- and show him that sometimes a student can be the greatest teacher of all "Young readers will want to pull on their own high-button boots and join Mirette as she dances between the rooftops".