Critically acclaimed Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson, published in , first entered my life in fifth grade reading class. I remember sitting at my desk in the time where it was cool to wear leggings under a denim skirt as I listened to Ms. Daniel, the cool teacher, read the book to us every afternoon in the fall. Fashion aside, the story itself sticks out plainly in my memory as both beautiful and heart wrenching. The plot follows a lonely, artistic boy from a poor family named Jesse that develops a friendship with his new neighbor, Leslie.
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Leslie and Jesse start out almost completely different from each other. Leslie is bold, inventive, and mischievous. In contrast, Jesse is hard working, serious, and insecure. Leslie and Jesse want nothing to do with each other, until they realize what they have in common. Jesse shows creativity through art. He is a talented artist.
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Looking for the Summer Reading Chart? I remember coming home from church and my roommate and I each lay down on a couch in the living room. She quickly fell asleep and I finished the whole Bridge to Terabithia book. I sobbed through the last twenty pages, trying to be quiet so as not to awaken my snoozing roommate. And I even more rarely cry over books or movies.
Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. This beloved Newbery Medal-winning novel by bestselling author Katherine Paterson is a modern classic of friendship and loss. Jess Aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade.