Thursday, October 16, 2008

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Year Published: 1977

My Rating: 5 stars

144 pages

A tale about friendship and how it changes your life and character.. Jess the young 10 year old boy meets Leslie the 10 year old girl who has just moved in the farmhouse close by.. becomes his classmate and then his best friend and queen.. together they set on adventures and create a wonderful imaginary secret world ..

Then tragedy strikes and they are torn apart but that summer encounter will live with Jess all his life

Very touching story that engulfs you to the very end.. In 1978, Bridge to Terabithia won the Newbery Medal.

Other points of view about this book:
Things Mean A Lot
Rhinoa's Ramblings
Musings of a Bookish Kitten
Quixotical
Nothing of Importance
She Reads Books
Stuff as Dreams are Made On
A Fondness for Reading

2 comments:

thebluestockingsociety said...

Love the theme! I've seen this movie but haven't read the book. I need to. Thanks for the review. Congratulations on finishing a Lit Flicks Challenge selection.

Jessica @ The Bluestocking Society
http://thebluestockings.com

DeSeRt RoSe said...

Thank you :)
I haven't seen the movie but I loved the book! I was just great! You should try it sometime!

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