Bridge to Terabithia

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959 reviews

About this ebook

The 40th anniversary edition of the classic Newbery Medal-winning title by beloved author Katherine Paterson, with brand-new bonus materials including an author's note by Katherine herself and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo. 

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 Terabithia. One morning, Leslie goes to Terabithia without Jess and a tragedy occurs. It will take the love of his family and the strength that Leslie has given him for Jess to be able to deal with his grief.

Bridge to Terabithia was also named an ALA Notable Children’s Book and has become a touchstone of children’s literature, as have many of Katherine Paterson’s other novels, including The Great Gilly Hopkins and Jacob Have I Loved.

959 reviews
February 22, 2015
I saw the end of those movie, and I just HAD to read the book. Even after knowing how it ended, this book was super sad to me. I definitely reccomed this book. And if you are commenting PLEASE don't spoil the ending for people because its very rude.
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Carly Tumbles
September 25, 2015
I read and watched the movie. It was so sad. Such great detail, though. When she died, i cried in class! Others did, too! My friends and I watch the movie all the time and love it! Bravo!
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josh heather Abbott
June 1, 2015
The sweetest saddest story ever! Why would it need a audio version?a parent should read their child the book if the child can't read. Unless you can't read I think audio books are so lazy
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About the author

Katherine Paterson is one of the world’s most celebrated and beloved authors. Among her many awards are two Newberys and two National Book Awards, and she was recently named a "Living Legend” by the Library of Congress. She has been published in more than 22 languages in a variety of formats, from picture books to historical novels.

Donna Diamond has illustrated numerous children's books, including The Day of the Unicorn by Mollie Hunter and Riches by Esther Hautzig, as well as many book jackets. She lives in Riverdale, NY.

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