Bridge to Terabithia
A secret world of their ownJess Aaron's greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in the fifth 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 kid, a new girl, boldly crosses over to the boy's... show more
A secret world of their ownJess Aaron's greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in the fifth 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 kid, a new girl, boldly crosses over to the boy's side of the playground and outruns everyone.That's not a very promising beginning for a friendship, but Jess and Leslie Burke become inseparable. It doesn't matter to Jess that leslie dresses funny, or that her family has a lot of money -- but no TV. Leslie has imagination. Together, she and Jess 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.
Publish date: May 6th 2003
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Read For School
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
I am really torn about this book. I absolutely loved the descriptions in the first half of the book. Even when there wasn't much happening, it was wonderful to watch Jess and Leslie's friendship grow as they made the world of Terabithia together. However, that "terrible tragedy" that the back cover ...
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson is a wonderful book about two young children who create a magical land just for the tow of them to escape to. They are picked on in school and aren't exactly the best at fitting in with the other kids but their differences and love of imagination bring them...
Bridge to Terabithia is about a boy and a girl, Jesse and Leslie who become best friends and together create wild kingdom. Jesse and Leslie have very different interests, but the two stick together like glue through everything, even when faced by a bully. This novel portrays relatable characteristic...
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Lexile Level: 810L This exciting thriller is about a young boy named Jess who meets the best friend of his life, Leslie. They create their own world together and they are the rulers of their kingdom. But one day when Leslie tries to go to their world alone, there is a devastati...
I read this book when I was younger and enjoyed getting to read a book about true friendship. This book highlights two best friends and their journey together. It kept me closely engaged throughout the whole book because there is so many details in it. I think this book would be best fit for interme...