Bridge to Terabithia (Hardcover)
HarperCollins, 9780690013597, 192pp.
Publication Date: May 2, 2017
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/17/2009)
Paperback, Korean (2/5/2007)
Paperback, Spanish (4/1/2011)
Compact Disc (1/1/2007)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (1/8/2007)
Paperback, Chinese (5/1/2012)
Paperback, Korean (10/30/2012)
Library Binding (5/7/1987)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (7/1/2007)
The fortieth anniversary edition of the classic Newbery Award-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. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.
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.
In addition to being a Newbery Award winner, 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.
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.
Praise For Bridge to Terabithia…
— The Horn Book
“Eloquent and assured.”
— Kirkus Reviews
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