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Mirette on the Highwire

Mirette on the Highwire

by Emily Arnold McCully

In this Caldecott Medal-winning story, a young girl convinces a retired high-wire artist to teach her his trade — and in turn teaches him to overcome his own fear. "An exuberant and uplifting picture book." — New York Times

Ages
3, 6, 8, 4, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
4.1
Lexile Measure
580L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Putnam Publishing Group
Number of Pages
1
Genre
General Fiction

About the Author

Emily Arnold McCully An artist, actress, historian, and author, Emily Arnold McCully has learned to work from inside. After an editor spotted her artwork, she began illustrating and later writing children's books.

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