Bridge to Terabithia

This category covers questions about the novel, "Bridge to Terabithia" by Katherine Paterson, and its 1985 and 2007 film adaptions. Written in 1977, the story was supposedly inspired by the tragic event in August 1947 in which a young girl was struck by lightning at the beach and killed.

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Why were the boys stunned at the results of jess heat in Bridge to Terabithia?

because he the teasing would come later, he felt sure

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Where did the book Bridge to Terabithia take place?

The book, Bridge to Terabithia, takes place in Virginia.

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What are examples of similes in Bridge to Terabithia?

hot as popping grease &

momma would be mad as flies in a fruit jar

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Who is Mr. Turner in the book Bridge to Terabithia?

He is the principle

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Who is miss Edmunds in bridge to teribethia the book?

Miss Edmunds is the music teacher who really appreciates Jesse's drawings of strange animals :)

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Why did Katherine Paterson write Bridge to Terabithia?

Her son's 8 year old friend Lisa Hill was on at the beach one day and got struck by lightning. His mom decided to write a book to help him cope with his grief which we now know as Bridge to Terabithia. She based the river and many of the events in the book on what happened in her son's life and some of her own. I hope this answers your question.

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In the story Bridge to Terabithia what significant event happened in Jess's life on Monday April 22?

Jess won a race
They crossed the stream with a rope

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What is an example of personification in the book Bridge to Terabithia?

The hungry waters were licking and sometimes leaping the banks, daring them to come find it. pg. 88

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How Does Leslie Die In Bridge to Terabithia?

She tried to cross when it was rainy, so the water was higher than normal. The rope broke and she fell and hit her head on a rock, drowning.

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What are 3 similes for chapter 3 of Bridge to Terabithia?

but aret you gay like


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Is the Bridge to Terabithia real?

Answer- No, Bridge to Terabithia is a fantasy book

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Did The Bridge to Terabithia win the 1978 Newbery Medal?


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What should 10 year old girls do at a sleepover?

Well... I am almost 11 so I have had tons of sleepovers at the age of 10, so here is a list of things I like to do:

1: Label everything in the kitchen and bathroom with sticky notes,

2: Stay up all night and at 3:21 AM eat cookie dough and make a wish,

3: Do each others nails in the dark blind folded,

4: Feed your cat peanut butter,

5: Watch 'Bridge to Terabithia' and try not to cry,

6: Eat as much caffeine and sugar as you can and spin around in a spiny chair,

7: Dance to Thriller,

8: Sing the Pokemon theme super fast

9: Blind fold makeovers

10: Bake Brownies

11: Walk to a park

12: Talk about boys... maybe rate them or 'hot or so not' game

13: Dress up like Elvis

I think that is all... bye.

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Main problem Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson?

Leslie dies and Jesse blames himself partly

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Why does bill tell jess about how much his friendship with Leslie meant to her?

Bill told him that there friendship is more than friends

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How did Jess' sisters react to the news about their father in Bridge to Terabithia?

Jess' dad did not go into Terabithia

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Did Leslie Burke kiss Jess Aarons in Bridge to Terabithia?

As far as I know, they didn't kiss, but I read it at least a year ago.

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What does the bridge symbolize in Bridge to Terabithia?

The bridge in Bridge to Terabithia symbolize the friendship between Jess and Leslie.

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What are examples of similes or metaphors in Bridge to Terabithia?

Metaphor: We-ell, look at the big Olympic star. Pg. 5

Simile: May-Belle was as scrawny as Brenda was fat. Pg. 95

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What is mood of the whole story of bridge of terabithia?

it is very exploreing and inventerouse in the beggeing and then it gets very complicatid and at the end its very sad

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How do Jess and Leslie become friends?

they were neighborhood


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