Bridge to terabithia report

Through the friendship with Leslie, he becomes courageous and lets go of his anger and frustration.

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Jess' sister uses "Christmas" as an interjection. Gary Fulcher — He and Jess both hope to be the fastest kid in the fifth grade; he serves as another bully in the story, but he is not quite as mean as Janice Avery.

Leslie comforts her, and the two of them become friends.

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Tolan , another children's writer. Jess is quite insecure in his identity. She dies when she falls into a creek and sustains a head injury that keeps her unconscious until she drowns. She is a newcomer to his school, and not socially accepted by the other students. Rate It! Miss Edmunds — The somewhat unconventional and controversial music teacher, whom Jess greatly admires. Aarons says that God does not send little girls to hell.

He practices each morning, always dreaming of his upcoming victory. Leslie is the queen and Jess is the king. Two other books by Paterson made the top Jess has a perfect day, but when he gets home he is told that Leslie drowned in the creek that morning trying to swing into Terabithia on the rope that they used for that purpose.

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Most of the story takes place either at Lark Creek Elementary School or in Terabithia, the make believe land across the creek in the woods where Leslie and Jess live. May Belle demands that Jess exact revenge by beating Janice up, but Leslie explains that a smarter route must be taken to avoid punishment.

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Leslie, more well read than Jess, teaches him the appropriate words and behaviors of a king, and lends him a set of C. Jess gradually grows closer to Leslie's parents as he helps the Burkes repair and decorate their farmhouse. Aarons claims, in front of all her children, that Ellie is the only child who cares whether her mother lives or dies. Leslie even buys him an expensive art set for Christmas to help him be a better artist. You can request a review of a title you can't find at reviewrequests family. He loves to paint and draw, but he knows very well that this labels him a "sissy" in the eyes of most of the world, particularly his father. Jess brings May Belle to safety on the shore of the creek and discovers that she was trying to join him so that he would not be lonely anymore. Leslie goes to the Easter service with the Aarons family. Jess finds it strange that Mr. She is upset since she had confided her troubles to her two best friends, and they have spread the rumor all throughout the school. Janice falls for the letter, which states that Willard wants to walk her home, and she ends up having to walk home alone, much to her embarrassment. They go to escape their problems and to have fun. Bill and Judy Burke — Leslie's parents, novelists who come to the story's location for their work. Jess feels sorry for Janice and asks Leslie to see if Janice needs help.
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