Mirette on the High Wire

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  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • Mirette on the High Wire
  • Emily Arnold McCully
  • 12 December 2019
  • 0698114434

About the Author: Emily Arnold McCully

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Mirette on the High Wire Mirette Was Always Fascinated By The Strange And Interesting People Who Stayed In Her Mother S Boardinghouse But No One Excited Her As Much As Bellini, Who Walks The Clothesline With The Grace And Ease Of A Bird 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.

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10 thoughts on “Mirette on the High Wire

  1. Manybooks says:

    A sweet and generally pleasant enough combination of text and images, although truth be told whether I would actually consider Mirette on the High Wire as Caldecott Medal material, I am not entirely sure as while I very much appreciate both Emily Arnold McCully s narrative and her accompanying, descriptive, colourfully evocative watercolour illustrations, there is also nothing truly spectacular presented, just a simple and basic account of Mirette and of course also the Great Bellini on the hig A sweet and generally pleasant enough combination of text and images, although truth be told whether I would actually consider Mirette on the High Wire as Caldecott Medal material, I am not entirely sure as while I very much appreciate both Emily Arnold McCully s narrative and her accompanying, descriptive, colourfully evoc...

  2. Kathryn says:

    When Mirette meets The Great Bellini a boarder at her mother s boarding house and a famous retired high wire walker, she is very impressed She loves to watch him walk wires in the yard and her feet are all jittery on solid ground now she wants to walk wires, too But soon she learns that fear has entered Bellini s heart and that he feels he cannot perform on the high wire anyWill Mirette s faith in him, and her youthful enthusiasm, rescue him from his crippling fear While the sto When Mirette meets The Great Bellini a boarder at her mother s boarding house and a famous retired high wire walker, she is very impressed She loves to watch him walk...

  3. Suzanne says:

    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 I really liked the themes explored here of perseverance and courage to overcome fears The rela...

  4. Jenny says:

    A story of a young girl that learns to walk the tightrope form the master of tightrope walking, the great Bellini He thinks she is too young to learn but her determination and courage persuade him to teach her But poor Bellini is suffering from terrible fear.Here is what I really liked about this book Mirette showed courage, determination and fortitude as she learned to walk on the tightrope Moreover, she showed compassion and concern when she helped Bellini overcome his fear She had big dr A story of a young girl that learns to walk the tightrope form the master of tightrope walking, the great Bellini He thinks she is too young to learn but her determination and courage persuade h...

  5. L13_Terry says:

    Emily Arnold McCully s Mirette on the High Wire is a story of revered fascination, determination, and the power of the youthful spirit Based on a real life daredevil that McCully researched, this 1993 recipient of the Ralph Caldecott Medal tells the story of Bellini a retired high wire artist who retreats to a place of solitude when his career and his enthusiasm enter a state of retreat Unbeknownest to him, Bellini would soon encounter a young girl named Mirette who slaves in domestic chores Emily Arnold McCully s Mirette on the High Wire is a story of revered fascination, determination, and the power of the youthful spirit Based on a real life daredevil that McCully researched, this 1993 recipient of the Ralph Caldecott Medal tells the story of Bellini a retired high wire artist who retreats to a place of solitude when his career and his enthusiasm enter a state of retreat Unbeknownest to him, Bellini would soon encounter a young girl named Mirette who slaves in domestic chores at the boarding house run by her mother where he is staying As secrets about Bellini s past begin to unfold, it seems like pure destiny that these two should c...

  6. Mike says:

    Now this girl has some courage Maybe it s my fear of heights but the whole time I was reading Emily Arnold McCully s tale about a courageous little French girl and her love of walking on a wire I had the heebie jeebies The book is filled with great water color illustrations of a little girl who works at her mother s hotel in Paris When one day an acrobatic legend decides to stay with them While doing her chores the little girl notices that this man was not an ordinary man and approaches him Now this girl has some courage Maybe it s my fear of heights but the whole time I was reading Emily Arnold McCully s tale about a courageous little French girl and her love of walking on a wire I had the heebie jeebies The book is filled with great water color illustrations of a little girl who works at her mother s hotel in Paris When one day an acrobatic legend decides to stay with them While doing her chores the little girl notices that this man was not an ordinary man and approaches him for lessons in his death defying craft he tries to warn Mirrette but she pays him no mind The ground is so old fashioned and she sneaks on his practice wire in the back of the hotel Through hard work and dedication she finds that she has a talent for the extreme balancing act and is able to ignite the smoldered fire that once burned in the older man I would read this to my kids except that I am afraid it would inspire them and I would have to watch them and I know I ...

  7. Amanda says:

    While this was a Caldecott Medal winner, I didn t really love this book I liked the watercolor paintings, but the story wasn t captivating It wasn t boring, but it didn t exactly keep me wanting to turn the pages The story focuses on Mirette, a young girl in a French boardinghouse, who aspires to be like the famous wire walker Bellini After watching Bellini...

  8. SamZ says:

    1993 Caldecott Medal Favorite Illustration I love when Mirette goes out to get the sheets from the line and sees Bellini rope walking for the first time The sheets blowing in the wind are beautiful and the look of astonishment on Mirette s face is so cute.Mirette works hard in a bed and breakfast with her mother, serving circus performers and entertainers One day, a tired man comes to rest and starts a special friendship with Mirette as she learns how to tight rope walk However, Bellini ha 1993 Caldecott Medal Favorite Illustration I love when Mirette go...

  9. Emily says:

    1 Mirette is a young Parisian girl whose mother owns a boardinghouse for travelling performers One night, a tightrope walker named Bellini checks in Over his stay, Mirette convinces him to teach her how to tightrope walk, and they discover a friendship along the way.2 4 8, PreK 3, Lexile 5803 This would be a great book to use in guidance for a lesson on perseverance and courage 4 Individual students could benefit from this if they are having a difficult time with motivation and wanting to 1 Mirette is a young Parisian girl whose mother owns a boardinghouse for travelling performers One night, a tightrope walker named Bellini checks in Over his stay, Mirette convinces him to teach her how to tightrope walk, and they discover a friendship along the way.2 4 8, PreK 3, Lexile 5803 This would be a great book to use in guidance for a lesson on perseverance and courage 4 Individual students could benefit from this if they are ha...

  10. Katie Fitzgerald says:

    This book tells the story of a young girl whose talent for walking the high wire is discovered when Bellini, a famous tight rope walker, comes to stay at her widowed mother s boarding house Bellini has developed a fear that prevents him from performing, which Mirette, through her persistence and determination, helps him to overcome The plot reminds me somewhat of The Invention of Hugo...