2 What does Mr. Aarons tell Jess is the cause of Leslie’s death? Answer: Leslie hit her head on a rock, and she drowned.2. How does Mr. Aarons show compassion for his son?Answer: He lets Jess sleep in and does his chores for him.3. Why does Brenda get upset with Jess for eating so many pancakes?Answer: Brenda seems to feel that Jess is acting like Leslie is not dead.
3 4. Explain why Jess makes the wreath and what he does with it 4. Explain why Jess makes the wreath and what he does with it. Answer: He makes a funeral wreath and places it in the sacred grove of Terabithia. 5. Describe Mrs. Myers’s reaction to Leslie’s death. Answer: She is moved because it reminds her of her husband’s death. She also consoles Jess.
4 6. How has Leslie’s relationship with Jess helped him to grow 6. How has Leslie’s relationship with Jess helped him to grow? Answer: He has grown with his imagination and his confidence. 7. What does Bill take with him to remind him of Leslie? Answer: Bill takes P.T. 8. What opportunity does Jess give May Belle? Answer: Jess invites May Belle to become a princess (future queen) of Terabithia.