Newbery Medal Award. Armand, an old hobo who lives under a bridge in Paris, liked his carefree life. Then a struggling mother and her three children walks into his life right before Christmas. Though he tries to ignore them and their struggles, he finds himself sharing his home and becoming concerned about their wanting a home of their own. What can he do to make their Christmas wish come true?
This is one of the books students read in Hewitt’s Lightning Literature and Composition program for Grades 4. It can be purchased separately or in a pack. The books are listed in the order they are read for the course in the description of the Student Workbook.