Monday, September 16, 2019

The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐✰

Four homeless children struggle to survive on the streets of India. This story is sweet, heart-breaking, hopeful and eye-opening. I read this with my 9 and 12 year old children and it started lots of discussions about how different life is for these children and how lucky we are. 

Enjoyable by kids and parents: Yes
Kids chose reading over extra screen time: Yes
Offensive Language: No
Violence: Yes - there is some domestic violence
Adult Concepts: Yes - domestic violence, homelessness, child abuse, sickness, death.
Age Range: 9 and up

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