A Bridge to Terabithia

Author(s): Katherine Paterson


Jess and Leslie, together create an imaginary land called Terabithia, which they reach by swinging over a creek on a rope. In this wonderland they seek escape from the difficulties of the real world and also learn how to cope. Until one day, tragedy strikes. This is the story of a special friendship between two lonely children.


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Winner of John Newbery Medal 1977.

Katherine Paterson was born in China in 1932 - she was the middle of five children. Her parents were missionaries and during her childhood the family travelled extensively. After graduating she was a teacher in Virginia and later she travelled to Japan where she lived for four years. She now lives in Vermont, USA and loves to teach, read and cook. Katherine Paterson is twice winner of the Newbery Medal: in 1978 for BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA and in 1981 for JACOB HAVE I LOVED.

General Fields

  • : 9780140312607
  • : pengui
  • : pengui
  • : 0.113
  • : December 1980
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 8mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Katherine Paterson
  • : Paperback
  • : New Ed
  • : 813.54
  • : 144