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Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia


by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia Resources


Katherine Paterson's Website

Check out Paterson's website and learn about her other books and awards.

"New Envoy's Old Advice for Children: Read More"

Paterson discusses goals for reading in an interview with the New York Times.

Interview with Paterson

Mary Brigid Barrett interviews Paterson for the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance.

Vocabulary List

This list is keyed to some of the "big words" in Bridge to Terabithia.

Sneak Peek

Glance through the book on the Harper Collins site.

Movies or TV Productions

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

This 2007 movie version stars Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia Robb.

Bridge to Terabithia (1985)

The 1985 TV movie includes an appearance by Annette O'Toole as Miss Edmunds.


Another Chat with Katherine Paterson

This interview covers Paterson's life and work, not just Bridge to Terabithia.


DVD Cover

Check out the cover for the DVD release of the 2007 movie.

Book Cover 1

Artwork by Michael Deas.

Book Cover 2

Another version of the book.

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