Bridge to Terabithia (Audio)
Jess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys' side and outruns everyone.That's not a very... show more
Jess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys' side and outruns everyone.That's not a very promising beginning for a friendship, but Jess and Leslie Burke become inseparable. Together, they create Terabithia, a magical kingdom in the woods where the two of them reign as king and queen, and their imaginations set the only limits.
Then one morning a terrible tragedy occurs. Only when Jess is able to come to grips with this tragedy does he finally understand the strength and courage Leslie has given him.
©1974 Katherine Paterson (P)2005 HarperCollins Publishers
Publish date: 2009-08-18
Edition language: English
Jess Aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. And he almost is, until the new girl in school, Leslie Burke, outpaces him. The two become fast friends and spend most days in the woods behind Leslie's house, where they invent an enchanted land called Te...
I always like to open my reviews for classic works of children’s literature by emphasizing that, unlike many readers, I didn’t grow up reading these books. I was a reader, but my interests didn’t go beyondChoose Your Own Adventure and “Strange, but true” books. As close as I came to literature was J...
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson is an excellent book about the friendship between a young boy and girl. They become close through an imaginary land that they created together. The story is best for students that are in 4th and 5th grade to read. The heartwarming novel is a unique way to e...
Bridge to Terabithia is one of my favorite books. The story is beautifully told and every minute of it is enjoyable. This book is full of imagination and courage. Terabithia is a completely made up kingdom so that would be a great activity to do with students. Students would create their own Terabit...
Follow the adventures of Leslie and Jess as they travel to their make-believe world, Terabithia. Leslie and Jess both live very different lives, but that doesn't stop them from forming an unbreakable friendship. Jess is focused on being the fastest kid in school while Leslie is more concerned with "...
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