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1 Bridge to Terabithia By:Sophia Locker By: Sophia Locker

2 All About Jess Jess Aarons, an ten year old boy living on a country farm with his parents and four sisters, has had one dream all summer long. When school starts, he wants to be the fastest runner in the third, fourth, and fifth grades. Each day at recess, races are organized among those three grades, and now that Jess is in fifth grade and the oldest, he is confident that he can outrun them all.

3 All About Leslie Leslie is a 10 year old girl that just moved in. Leslie has a mother and a father but no siblings. Her parents are both authors. Every other girl wears dresses and skirts, but not Leslie. She wears knee high pants. Leslie has a very wild imagination and is a very kind friend. Leslie is also a very smart girl. All of the teachers love her.

4 How Jess and Leslie Met At first Jess didnt like Leslie. Leslie moved into Jesss neighbors house, that he calls the old Perkins place. When Jess was on his way to milk Miss Bessie, the Aarons cow, he saw Leslie for the first time sitting on the fence. Jess was very surprised on Leslies outfit choice because most girls wear dresses and skirts, but she wears knee high pants. Leslie was curious about Jess and she wanted to be friends with him.

5 Terabithia is Jess and Leslies imaginary land. Terabithia has creatures living in it called Terabithians. The only way to enter Terabithia is to swing on the rope in the woods behind Jess and Leslies houses. The rope hangs over a creek, and Jess cant swim, so it scares him a little bit. Jess is the king, and Leslie is the queen of Terabithia. Nobody but Jess and Leslie knows about Terabithia. Terabithia Terabithia

6 School School Jess and Leslies school is named Lark Creek. Lark Creek doesnt have many resources. They dont have many books, classrooms, toys, desks, tables, and many other things. Everyday at recess all the girls, except Janice Avery (the school bully) and her gang, play hopscotch and jump rope or talk. The boys play King of the Hill or have races. Janice Avery and her gang stand outside the bathroom and charge girls their lunch money to go in.

7 How Leslie Died It was a special day for Jess but not for Leslie. Jess had gone to an art museum with his music teacher, Miss Edmunds. He was having a blast! Meanwhile Leslie was on her way to Terabithia. It was a rainy day so the creek was high and had a strong current. Leslie was swinging on the rope when it snapped! She fell into the water and drowned. They found her later that day up stream dead. Everybody was devastated (especially Jess). Jess blamed himself for her death because he thinks he shouldve invited her to come along with him to the art museum.

8 Summary of the Story Jess and Leslie are best friends. They can trust each other with anything. They have created an imaginary land called Terabithia (in the woods behind their houses). Jess and Leslie try to go there everyday. They play with each other during school, too, even though they get made fun of a lot. Leslie and Jess will always be together no matter what gets in their way. When Leslie died May Belle (Jesss sister) became the queen of Terabithia.

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