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Bridge to Terabithia / Katherine Paterson ; illustrated by Donna Diamond.

By: Paterson, Katherine, 1932- [author.].
Contributor(s): Diamond, Donna, 1950- [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Gollancz, 1978Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0064401847 ; 0575025506 ; 0140312609 ; 0140366180 ; 0060734019 .Subject(s): Friendship -- Children's fiction | Death -- Children's fictionSummary: The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>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.</p>

The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 Jesse Oliver Aarons, Jr. (p. 1)
  • 2 Leslie Burke (p. 9)
  • 3 The Fastest Kid in the Fifth Grade (p. 19)
  • 4 Rulers of Terabithia (p. 29)
  • 5 The Giant Killers (p. 48)
  • 6 The Coming of Prince Terrien (p. 57)
  • 7 The Golden Room (p. 65)
  • 8 Easter (p. 78)
  • 9 The Evil Spell (p. 86)
  • 10 The Perfect Day (p. 94)
  • 11 No! (p. 103)
  • 12 Stranded (p. 111)
  • 13 Building the Bridge (p. 118)

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