Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
It was the first book for me that had an unexpected ending. —Nicole Jacobs
Each book that I completed was a celebration, but the one that made me truly feel for the first time was Bridge to Terabithia. —Shelley Roberts McLay
Third-grade reading assignment; first book to make me cry. —Joy Ariana
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