Buy BRIDGE HOME, THE:9781984813602 by VENKATRAMAN, PADMA Ya Fiction (12+) English Books available at Asiabooks.com with special promotions. Her 4 novels, THE BRIDGE HOME, A TIME TO DANCE, ISLAND’S END and CLIMBING THE STAIRS, were released to multiple starred reviews (2 altogether), and won numerous honors and awards (e.g. Add to Reading List Share this Book. Padma Venkatraman’s inspiring story of a young girl’s struggle to regain her passion and find a new peace is told lyrically through verse that captures the beauty and mystery of India and the ancient bharatanatyam dance form. Padma Venkatraman, Author. 95. For a girl who’s grown up used to receiving applause … Padma Venkatraman (www.padmasbooks.com) is an oceanographer by training and a writer by choice. Magical, meaningful and moving. Thrilled to see this WNDB mentorship winner (mentored by Jodi Meadows) successfully in print. An oceanographer by training, she is the author of twenty books for young readers, published in India, on a variety of subjects. Books Advanced Search Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Textbooks Kindle Books ... by Padma Venkatraman and Baird Hoffmire | Jun 6 2008. Padma infuses her story with hope and bravery that will inspire readers." WNDB Walter Award 2020; SCBWI Golden Kite Award 2020; Paterson Prize; Julia Ward Howe Young Readers Award; South Asia Book Award; ALA, IRA Notable; Booklist, Kirkus, NYPL, Yalsa BBYA; CCBC choice; IBBY outstanding etc.). An oceanographer by training, she is the author of twenty books for young readers, published in India, on a variety of subjects. She provides keynote addresses and commencement speeches, travels to international author festivals, serves on panels, does author visits and conducts workshops. for a virtual, intergenerational book discussion of The Bridge Home, featuring the book’s author, Padma Venkatraman. Padma Venkatraman plans to write new posts regularly in fall, to celebrate the Global Read Aloud project and ProjectLIT. Another novel by masterful plotter Kathi Appelt, in which, yet again, she braids together seemingly disparate narratives, just as she in her Newbery Honor Winning and stunning debut, THE UNDERNEATH. Another book to win hearts, written by an award-winning author. Sanchez has created characters that are real and flawed and brave and young and unforgettable; each of the three strong in a different way. Curricular connections abound, including science, global studies, and ecology. Padma Venkatraman lives in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. I was traveling and had a million things to get done when this novel was sent to me for a potential blurb. An oceanographer by training, she is the author of twenty books for young readers, published in India, on a variety of subjects. The Providence Journal’s Sam Coale called it a “fine, often heartbreaking first novel” and pointed out that, although he was not a “young” adult, he loved it and had not realized that it was categorized as such until it was pointed out to him. I could not put this book down and I am honored to help it enter the world. Can he keep them both safe as they journey together in the hope of a better tomorrow? Padma Venkatraman's most recent novel, A TIME TO DANCE, was released in May 2014 to starred reviews in Kirkus, Booklist, VOYA, SLJ, and BCCB and rave reviews online and in newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, Newsday, The Providence Journal and The Denver Post. Welcome back. From the outset, it doesn’t seem like much, but Venkatraman is doing what she can now that she can’t speak to a room of people. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are , . This is a stunning novel about spiritual awakening, the power of art, and above all, the courage and resilience of the human spirit. Padma Venkatraman is the WNDB Walter Dean Myers award-winning author The Bridge Home, a 2019 Global Read Aloud; Island’s End, A Time to Dance and Climbing the Stairs.All her books have been featured on numerous best book lists, received a total of over 20 starred reviews, and won multiple awards and honors. Read Padma Venkatraman's posts on the Penguin Blog. A smart addition to any middle school library.” – * Starred Review, Audio, SLJ, “Gorgeous storytelling” – New York Times Book Review, “Love and loss, desperation and dreams meet in this beautifully rendered tale, both harrowing and heartening.” – San Francisco Chronicle, “will break hearts and inspire activist longings” – BCCB, “this bittersweet novel is about breaking the cycle of abuse, reaching for your dreams and finding home in the most unlikely of people and places” – Horn Book, Winner, WNDB Walter Dean Myers Award for young readers, Winner, SCBWI Golden Kite Award for middle grade fiction, FL Sunshine State Children’s Choice Award Nominee 20-21, MN Youth Reading Maud Hart Lovelace Award Nominee 20-21, WSRA Wisconsin State Reading Association Award Nominee 20-21, Notable Book for a Global Society (ILA NGBS), Washington Post KidPost Summer Reading Selection, Listen to the first chapter in the author’s voice, “Spiritually uplifting” – Starred review, Booklist, “magnificently strong” – Starred review, VOYA, “Heart- achingly hopeful and beautifully written.” – Starred Review, BCCB, “powerful depiction of a teen girl struggling to recover from an accident” – Chicago Tribune, “Sure to go on my favorites list” – Denver Post, “dazzles & delights…beautifully written” – Providence Journal, ALA/YALSA Best Book for Young Adults (BBYA), Booklist Editor’s Choice Best Book for Young Adults, Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) Choice, Center for the study of multicultural literature (CSML) Best Book, Forever literary top 10 character driven books, IBBY Outstanding book for young people with disabilities, IRA Notable Book for a Global Society (NBGS), Julia Ward Howe Boston Authors Club honor book, Red dot award winner (3rd place, Singapore children’s choice), “vivifies a unique era and culture as it movingly expresses how love and hope can blossom even under the most dismal of circumstances” – Starred review, PW, “an intricate and convincing backdrop of a conservative Brahmin home in a time of change”– Starred review, Booklist, “will capture the imaginations of many readers”- Starred review, VOYA, “a compelling story”- Lynda Brill Comerford, Publishers Weekly, “Flying Start”, “Thought-provoking and deeply moving.”- Booksense, Notable Citation, “will appeal to an international audience”- Michelle Reale, India Currents, “ [A] fine, often heart-breaking novel”- Sam Coale, The Providence Sunday Journal, Bank Street College of Education Best Book, Pennsylvania School Library Association (PASLA) Top-40, Shortlisted for NJ Garden State Book Award, Shortlisted for Reading Across Rhode Island, “enticing blend of mystic tradition & imaginative speculation” – Starred review, PW, “succeeds spectacularly” – Starred review, Booklist, “Vividly written and expertly paced” – SLJ, Starred Review, “consistenly engrosses” – Kirkus, Starred Review, Julia Ward Howe Boston Authors Club, Finalist. 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