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Bridge To Terabithia Book Report Greenville Tech, English 102 Book Report

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I chose to read and do a report on the book “Bridge to Terabithia” by: Katherine Paterson. Bridge to Terabithia is about eleven-year-old Jess Aarons who lives in a rural area of the South. He loves running and his dream is to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade when he starts school back in the fifth grade, so he can finally be the center of attention amongst his five sisters and win the attention of his father who is always preoccupied. He loves to paint and draw which is labeled as a girly hobby in the view of most people, mainly his father. He trains every morning to prepare for his victory. However, when it became time for the races at recess, a new girl, Leslie Burke, who just moved next door to Jess, brashly crosses to the boys' side of the playground and beats everyone. Jess and Leslie quickly become friends and they create a secret fantasyland on the other side of the creek in the woods. They name it Terabithia They go to Terabithia to play often and there they forget the rest of the world, like the kids at school and Jess’s family. Terabithia seems to help them through the trails in everyday life. It is in Terabithia that they plan out their revenge on the school bully when she steals Maybelle’s, Jess’s little sisters, twinkie. Terabithia is also the place where they talk about Jess’s feelings of being insecure. The time they spend together in Terabithia seem to help them through hard times in everyday life it is there they plot of payback on the school bully when she steals Jess’s little sister Maybelle's Twinkies. Terabithia is also where they talk about Jess's feelings of insecurity. Leslie teaches Jess about the world of imagination and opens his mind up to a new creative world. She tells him stories like Moby Dick and Hamlet. They play games using their imagination like defending Terabithia from intruders and...

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