Young Adult Hardcover Book, Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson, Fiction, Illustrated
A wonderful young adult hardcover book called Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. This is a 1977 library edition. Illustrated by Donna Diamond.
All summer, Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade, and when the year's first school-yard race was run, he was going to win. But his victory was stolen by a newcomer, by a girl, one who didn't even know enough to stay on the girls' side of the playground. Then, unexpectedly, Jess finds himself sticking up for Leslie, for the girl who breaks rules and wins races. The friendship between the two grows as Jess guides the city girl through the pitfalls of life in their small, rural town, and Leslie draws him into the imaginary world of magic and ceremony called Terabithia. Here, Leslie and Jess rule supreme among the oaks and evergreens, safe from the bullies and ridicule of the mundane world. Safe until an unforeseen tragedy forces Jess to reign in Terabithia alone, and both worlds are forever changed. In this poignant, beautifully rendered novel, Katherine Paterson weaves a powerful story of friendship and courage.
Katherine Womelsdorf Paterson (October 31, 1932) is an American writer best known for children's novels, including Bridge to Terabithia. For four different books published 1975–1980, she won two Newbery Medals and two National Book Awards.
9¼ inches in length
6¼ inches in width
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Comapny -- 1977 -- Library Edition
This book is in Very Good condition. Binding is tight and the reading pages are clean with no markings. It has a library plastic cover as the dust cover. It has the usual library markings, stamps, and on the back, a flyleaf card holder.
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