Now a major motion picture, discover the beloved Newbery Medal-winning story of Jess Aarons and Leslie Burke. Join Jess and Leslie as they form an unlikely friendship and create the imaginary land of Terabithia. There they rule as king and queen, until a terrible tragedy occurs that helps Jess understand just how much he has learned from Leslie.
Katherine Paterson's many prize-winning books for children include two Newbery Medal winners, Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved. She has twice received the National Book Award for Children's Literature.
AK Raven, October 22, 2014 (view all comments by AK Raven)
This book actually inspired me to create my own special space in the woods. I would walk though the woods at the end of my driveway and enter Terabithia if I knew it was going to be a rough day at school. This is also the first book that I found out about through "Reading Rainbow"!
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