Bridge to Terabithia (Novel)

Bridge to Terabithia (Novel)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bridge to Terabithia is a work of children's literature about two lonely children who create a magical forest kingdom. It was written by Katherine Paterson and was published in 1977 by HarperCollins. In 1978, it won the Newbery Medal. Paterson drew inspiration for the novel from a real event that occurred in August 1974 when a friend of Paterson's son was struck by lightning and killed.Bridge to Terabithia is the story of fifth grader Jess Aarons, who becomes friends with his new neighbor Leslie Burke after he loses a footrace to her at school. Leslie is a smart, talented, outgoing tomboy, and Jess thinks highly of her. He himself is an artistic boy who, in the beginning of the novel, is fearful, angry, and depressed. After meeting Leslie, Jess is transformed. He becomes courageous and learns to let go of his frustration.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136532840
  • 9786136532844