Bridge to Terabithia (novel)

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Bridge to Terabithia
AuthorKatherine Paterson
IllustratorDonna Diamond
CountryUnited States
GenreChildren's novel
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardcover, paperback)
ISBN0-690-01359-0 (hardback edition)

Bridge to Terabithia is a novel by Katherine Paterson.

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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.[1]

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.[2]

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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