Bridge To Terabithia - Audio CD Author:Katherine Paterson, Robert Sean Leonard Jess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in the fifth 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 kid, a girl, boldly crosses over to the boys' side of the playground and outruns everyone. — That's not a very promising beginning ... more »for a friendship, but Jess and Leslie Burke become inseparable. It doesn't matter to Jess that Leslie dresses funny or that her family has a lot of money?but no TV.
Leslie has imagination. Together she and Jess create a magical kingdom in the woods?they call it Terabithia?where they reign as king and queen, and their imaginations set the only limits. Then one morning, a terrible tragedy occurs. Only when Jess is able to come to grips with the tragedy does he finally understand the strength and courage Leslie has given him.« less