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Bridge to Terabithia

by Katherine Patterson

Paperback, 128 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $6.99 |

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Jess Aarons is the fastest runner in his class — until a newcomer, the tomboyish Leslie, challenges him. Not only is Leslie a tomboy; she's also an atheist and a misfit at their school. But after that rough beginning, Jess and Leslie become close friends, inventing together the magical forest kingdom of Terabithia. A story of friendship, imagination and learning to deal with tragedy.