Bridge To Terabithi Plot Summary

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DiCamillo, K. (2002). Because of Winn-Dixie. New York: Scholastic.
Interest Level Grades: Third grade - Fifth grade
Genre: Realistic fiction
Summary: Ten year old, India Opal Buloni's mother walked out on her seven years ago. Ever since she left questions have been spinning through her head about what her mother was like. One thing always stays the same that she will never forget he mother. Her father and her decided to move to Naomi, Florida, and things begin to change. She befriends a lively stray dog that she finds in the grocery. She meets some new and interesting people in Florida who teach her about love, life, and even forgiveness.
Review: I read this book before I watched the movie. I would suggest that other readers do the same. It I do not think you would get the
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(1987). The Bridge to Terabithia. New York, New York: Harper & Row.
Interest Level Grades: Third grade - Fifth grade
Genre: Classics, Realistic fiction
Summary: Fifth grade grader Jesse Aaron's dreams of becoming the fastest runner in his class. As soon as the new student, Leslie Burke, his dreams are quickly crushed. She does not only outrun him but also outruns everybody else in the Fifth grade. Even though Jesse gets beat by Leslie, they begin a friendship. They discover a magical kingdom in the forest, where they become the king and queen. The friendship grows and both Jesse as they continue their in Terabithia, their secret hiding place, and only ends with the tragic death of one of them.
Review: This is a really good book and it is really enjoyable for all ages to read. The author does a great job with explaining the details that Jesse’s character struggles. The author also does a great job having the reader use their imagination when exploring the land of Terabithia. This book was tough for me when I read about how Jesse overcomes the tragedy in his life.

Paulsen, G. (1987). Hatchet. New York: Aladdin Books.
Interest Level Grades: Fifth grade - Eighth

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