Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson

fiction childrens middle grade young adult 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 89%
sad 76%
adventurous 56%
reflective 29%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 18%
lighthearted 14%
challenging 7%
dark 7%
funny 7%
mysterious 3%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 21%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 5%

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3.87