Mirette on the High Wire

By McCully, Emily Arnold

Publishers Summary:
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Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear.

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ISBN
978-0-39922-130-9
Publisher
New York : G.P. Putnamʾs Sons, c1992.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 1992

K-Gr 4 Mirette's mother keeps a boardinghouse that attracts traveling performers . The girl is intrigued by one silent visitor, Bellini, who has come for a rest. She finds him next morning walking a high wire strung across the backyard. Immediately, she is drawn to it, practicing on it herself until she finds her balance and can walk its distance. But she finds the man unusually secretive about his identity; he was a famous high-wire artist, but has lo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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