2What 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.
34. 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.
46. 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.