Bridge to Terabithia (novel)
|Media type||Print (Hardcover, paperback)|
|ISBN||0-690-01359-0 (hardback edition)|
Bridge to Terabithia is a novel by Katherine Paterson.
Summary[change | change source]
Bridge to Terabithia is about two children who create a fictional kingdom in a forest. The two main characters are Leslie Burke and Jess Aarons.
The author thought of writing this book after her son David L. Paterson's friend Lisa Hill died from being struck by lightning in 1974.
Honors[change | change source]
In 1978, the book won the Newbery Medal.
The work was also awarded an ALA Notable Children's Book, which is given to the best children's books of the year.
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References[change | change source]
- ↑ Bridge to Terabithia Archived 2013-11-27 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-2-25.
- ↑ "Opinion: What Have Other People Thought About Bridge to Terabithia?"; retrieved 2012-2-25.