Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson

fiction childrens middle grade emotional medium-paced

192 pages | first published 1977

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Jess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys...
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Moods

emotional 87%
sad 75%
adventurous 61%
hopeful 24%
lighthearted 21%
reflective 21%
inspiring 17%
funny 10%
challenging 8%
dark 8%
tense 3%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 40%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 4% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 38% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.91

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