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Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia Quotes

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Friendship Quotes

"I hope they have a girl, six or seven," said May Belle. "I need somebody to play with." "You got Joyce Ann." "I hate Joyce Ann. She's nothing but a baby." (2.4-6)

Family Quotes

When you were the only boy smashed between four sisters, and the older two had despised you ever since you stopped letting them dress you up and wheel you around in their rusty old doll carriage, a...

Courage Quotes

He would like to show his drawings to his dad, but he didn't dare. When he was in first grade, he had told his dad that he wanted to be an artist when he grew up. He'd thought his dad would be plea...

Contrasting Regions: Lark Creek and Terabithia Quotes

Of course, her temper had been terrible, and she had screamed at Jess all afternoon and was now too tired to fix any supper. Jess made peanut-butter sandwiches for the little girls and himself, and...

Innocence Quotes

"Oh, all right. But I ain't got no money to give you." Any money, something whispered inside Jess's head. "I know, Momma. We'll just take the five dollars Daddy promised us. No more'n that." (1.48-50)

Transformation Quotes

But this year Wayne Pettis would be in the sixth grade. He'd play football until Christmas and baseball until June with the rest of the big guys. Anybody had a chance to be the fastest runner, and...

Society and Class Quotes

He didn't worry about a shirt because once he began running he would be hot as popping grease even if the morning air was chill, or shoes because the bottoms of his feet were by now as tough as his...

Ambition Quotes

He figured if he worked at it – and Lord, had he worked – he could be the fastest runner in the fifth grade when school opened up. He had to be the fastest--not one of the fastest or ne...
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