Covering the Newbery (#57): Bridge to Terabithia
1978: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Side by Side:
Verdict: The age-old dilemma – would kids dig it? Signs point to (shaking Magic 8-Ball) “Don’t count on it”.
Up next week: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
(Source image: “The Fir Trees” http://flic.kr/p/4KeKJj)
About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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