The Bridge Home eBook ë Hardcover Ý Padma Venkatraman

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The Bridge Home eBook ë Hardcover Ý Padma Venkatraman Ý 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 girlsTheir 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 freed 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 family faith and uestions about it forgiveness grief and handling it disability and diversity awareness hope anger and even a puppyBrought as letters to her sister Rukku the main protagonist named Viji narrated this beautiful but heartbreaking story of the time when they ran away from homeI cried so hard both happy and sad tears I'm a sucker for family themed and animal related storiesI found this so true and real it hurts It made me re think about how fortunate and privileged I am to be able to sit in my porch reading this book while stroking my dog and feeling the wind brushes my hair In this uarantine time I am far luckier than many of the people around me And sadly I often forgets that There's still good in this world even in the darkest abyss of life itselfAnd this is exactly what I want this book to awaken in my children's hearts tooWhat I love about this book I love that this book discussed faith in a very subtle unleading way Talks about disability And how Viji loves her disabled sister Rukku in a very sweet sometimes too protective way This book tells you that sometimes even the closest people might hold someone back Maturity isn't related to ageI'd recommend this for everyone who needs a good sad story about lifePrepare your tissues

book É The Bridge Home Å Padma Venkatraman

I and Arul two boys in a similar predicament and the four children bond together and form a family of sorts Viji 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 from Amazing book Heartbreaking and uplifting at the same timeAdding it to my list of awesome 2019 books

Padma Venkatraman Å The Bridge Home pdf

The Bridge HomeWhen 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 Muth 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 time