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Bridge to Terabithia (novel)

American children's novel, 1977, by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia is a novel by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia
AuthorKatherine Paterson
IllustratorDonna Diamond
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreChildren's novel
PublisherCrowell
Publication date
1977-10-21
Media typePrint (Hardcover, paperback)
ISBN0-690-01359-0 (hardback edition)
OCLC2818232

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SummaryEdit

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.

HonorsEdit

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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