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

By: Paterson, Katherine.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Harper Trophy, 1987Edition: 1st Harper Trophy ed.Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0881039217 (Econo-Clad binding); 9780881039214 (Econo-Clad binding); 0690013590; 9780690013597; 0690046359 (lib. bdg.); 9780690046359 (lib. bdg.); 0064401847 (pbk.); 9780064401845 (pbk.).Subject(s): Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | Death -- Juvenile fiction | Imaginary places -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.P273 | Br 1987
Contents:
Jesse Oliver Aarons, Jr. -- Leslie Burke -- Fastest kid in the fifth grade -- Rulers of Terabithia -- Giant killers -- Coming of Prince Terrien -- Golden room -- Easter -- Evil spell -- Perfect day -- No! -- Stranded -- Building the bridge.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1978 | Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, 1978 | ALA Notable Children's Books, 1977 | NEA Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children | NEA Kids' Top 100 Books | California Recommended Literature, 1978Summary: Living in rural Virginia, ten-year-old Jess and Leslie become special friends as they create a magical secret world that they call Terabithia. But when a tragic accident causes Leslie's death during a storm, Jess is forced to face life alone.
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper Collins, 1977.

1. Jesse Oliver Aarons, Jr. -- 2. Leslie Burke -- 3. Fastest kid in the fifth grade -- 4. Rulers of Terabithia -- 5. Giant killers -- 6. Coming of Prince Terrien -- 7. Golden room -- 8. Easter -- 9. Evil spell -- 10. Perfect day -- 11. No! -- 12. Stranded -- 13. Building the bridge.

Living in rural Virginia, ten-year-old Jess and Leslie become special friends as they create a magical secret world that they call Terabithia. But when a tragic accident causes Leslie's death during a storm, Jess is forced to face life alone.

Ages 10-14.

Reading grade level 5.0.

Newbery Medal, 1978

Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, 1978

ALA Notable Children's Books, 1977

NEA Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children

NEA Kids' Top 100 Books

California Recommended Literature, 1978

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Jesse's colorless rural world expands when he becomes fast friends with Leslie, the new girl in school. But when Leslie drowns trying to reach their special hideaway, Terabithia, Jesse struggles to accept the loss of his friend. A Newbery Medal winner. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, Jiangsu, China in 1932. She attended King College in Bristol, Tennessee and then graduate school in Virginia where she studied Bible and Christian education. <p> Before going to graduate school, she was a teacher for one year and after graduate school, she moved to Japan to be a missionary. <p> Her first book, Sign of the Chrysanthemum was published in 1991. Other titles to follow included The Bridge to Terabithia and Jacod Have I Loved which both won her a Newbery Award, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie and The Master Puppeteer. <p> In addition to the Newbery Award, she is the recipient of numerous others including the Scott O'Dell Award, the National Book Award for Children's Literature, the American Book Award, the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults Award and the New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year Award. She was also honored with the Hans Christian Anderson Award. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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