The Family Under the Bridge


      The Family Under the Bridge
This is the delightfully warm and enjoyable story of an old Parisian named Armand, who relished his solitary life Children, he said, were like starlings, and one was better off without them.But the children who lived under the bridge recognized a true friend when they met one, even if the friend seemed a trifle unwilling at the start And it did not take Armand very long to realize that he had gotten himself ready made family one that he loved with all his heart, and one for whom he would have to find a better home than the bridge.Armand and the children s adventures around Paris complete with gypsies and a Santa Claus make a story which children will treasure. Best Download Books The Family Under the Bridge Author Natalie Savage Carlson – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Natalie Savage Carlson was born on October 3, 1906, in Kernstown, Virginia After she married, she moved around a great deal as the wife of a Navy officer, living for many years in Paris, France.Her first story was published in the Balti Sunday Sun when she was eight years old.Her first book, The Talking Cat and Other Stories of French Canada where her mother was born , was published in 1952 One of her best loved books is The Family Under the Bridge 1958 , which was a Newbery Honor book in 1959 Many readers will remember her series of Happy Orpheline books about a group of French orphans and their carefree lives.In 1966, Ms Carlson was the U.S nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen International Children s Book Award.Materials for fifteen of her novels are held at the Children s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota.Ms Carlson lived in Rhode Island, Oklahoma, California, the Pacific Northwest, Florida, and abroad She died September 23, 1997, in Rhode Island.

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  • Paperback
  • 97 pages
  • The Family Under the Bridge
  • Natalie Savage Carlson
  • English
  • 16 November 2018
  • 0064402509

10 thoughts on “ The Family Under the Bridge

  1. says:

    Hard work, determination, the support of others, and maybe just a bit of luck on your side can really turn things around Those should have been the lessons learned from reading this but that s not the message I was picking up I must...

  2. says:

    As the Christmas season draws near, I am reminded of a beautiful children s book set in Paris at Christmas time The Family Under the Bridge, by American author Natalie Savage Carlson The Family Under the Bridge is a celebration of the City of Light, a celebration of generosity and kindness, and a celebration of fam...

  3. says:

    Ordered this last year from the kids book order, because it was a a Christmas book I ve never heard of, and b a Newbery Honor book I had never heard of Then I ended up not reading it aloud to the kids as I had intended, because I saw some reviews saying that it would be upsetting for kids who believe in Santa Claus This year I thought I d better read it first, since my daughter just turned 8 wanted to read it Hm I guess those reviews about it ruining Santa are from people who expected S Ordered this last year from the kids book order, because it was a a Christmas book I ve never heard of, and b a Newbery Honor book I had never heard of Then I ended up not reading it aloud to the kids as I had intended, because I saw some reviews saying that it would be upsetting for kids who believe in Santa Claus This year I thought I d better read it first, since my daughter just turned 8 wanted to read it Hm I guess those reviews about it ruining Santa are from people who expected Santa Claus to swoop down and rescue the family I dunno I don t have a problem with it Armand, the crotchety homeless man who takes three children and their ...

  4. says:

    A truly heartwarming story for all ages I fell in love the aged hobo who was content in life just being in his version of freedom, the adorable dog who should have been white but wasn t, Jo Jo, the small children with their cute questions and wonders Suzy who wanted school, Paul who would have been just as happy never going back The book has different turns and events in the decently sized children s story from different homes to different discoveries Some nudges of coy humor slip in like A truly heartwarming story for all ages I fell in love the aged hobo who was content in life just being in his version of freedom, the adorable dog who should have been white but wasn t, Jo Jo, the small children with their cute questions and wonders Suzy who wanted school, Paul who would have been just as happy never going back The book has different turns and events in the decently sized children s story from different homes to different discoveries Some nudges of coy humor slip in like with the tree , or the food that fell into the cart and the fortune at the end is gained not through just luck but coming together Definitely a beautiful Christmas story it may not be a direct Christmas story, but it happens at Christmas New Year time so it s going in the books as that for me His prayer was touching as he said he s forgotten how to pray, but not beg.Armand starts the book by saying he avoids children because h...

  5. says:

    Monsieur Armand is a homeless person living in Paris, sleeping under bridges and I think the book suggests, is happy with his lot He then meets a widow and her children The children soon become attached to Monsieur Armand and call him Grandfather The story tells of the hardships of living on the street but the kindnesses encountered too We liked the part where they lived with the gypsies and the christmas eve party.This was a lovely story but I don t know why the author continually refered t Monsieur Armand is a homeless person living in Paris, sleeping under bridges and I think the book suggests, is happy with his lot He then meets a widow and her children The children soon become attach...

  6. says:

    Now I both appreciate and actively love the in Natalie Savage Carlson s Newbery Honour winning The Family Under the Bridge generally positive and uncritical, non judgmental depiction of French homelessness and that Armand is narrationally presented by the author asthan happy and content with his chosen lifestyle and that he is thus also not to be considered as an inherently problematic at best individual simply because he lives outside and deliberately chooses to do so although I personal Now I both appreciate and actively love the in Natalie Savage Carlson s Newbery Honour winning The Family Under the Bridge generally positive and uncritical, non judgmental depiction of French homelessness and that Armand is narrationally presented by the author asthan happy and content with his chosen lifestyle and that he is thus also not to be considered as an inherently problematic at best individual simply because he lives outside and deliberately chooses to do so although I personally would much prefer for Natalie Savage Carlson to call Armand using the French term clochard, as th...

  7. says:

    A very short and sweet book about a homeless man in Paris, his friends the gypsies, and his new friends, a fatherless family evicted from their apartment I read it a couple of times as a child, and was delighted to find it an even better read as an adult A wee bit schmaltzy, but still splendid Read ...

  8. says:

    I read this last night in a little under an hour, so it s a short read I really liked parts of it, but others bothered For the good, it was a sweet little story of a man changing his heart because of some children he met I enjoyed the characters While there wasn t a lot of time spent on their development, they were lovable and you wanted so badly for their lives to get better It was nice to see how they stuck together and tried to stay together and keep cheerful even during the hardest of t I read this last night in a little under an hour, so it s a short read I really liked parts of it, but others bothered For the good, it was a sweet little story of a man changing his heart because of some children he met I enjoyed the characters While there wasn t a lot of time spent on their development, they were lovable and you wanted so badly for their lives to get better It was nice to see how they stuck together and tried to stay together and keep cheerful even during the hardest of times.What I d...

  9. says:

    I think I read this a while back but it wasn t memorable I think.

  10. says:

    Sweet story The writing was lacking somewhat, but can we all just agree that the illustrations are adorable 3

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