Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

February 23rd, 2016 by

bridge-to-terabithiaSubmitted by Ramaira, Age 12 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

Jess has a simple life, lives on a farm and all, takes care of miss bessie (the cow), but his life changes when Leslie moves into town. together they become friends, and build a secret place for them to get away from bullies and more. but Leslie was on her own once. Read to find out more. This is also a movie. Anyone could read this really.

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

June 15th, 2014 by

bridge-to-terabithiaSubmitted by Caroline, Age 10 from Alabama

Rating: ★★★★★

Can you imagine being able to go in a magical place and making your day a great day.Terabithia is a magical place where Jess and leslie talk and do things together alone.Jess Aarons is the fastest kid at school.One day he comes upon a new girl at school named Leslie Burke from there it just formed an inseparable friendship.Together they create a kingdom in the woods where the two make up stories and imaginations when in the morning a terrible tragedy occurs.

Kidsmomo Podcast #33: “New Kids on the Block”

September 14th, 2010 by

A new kid who conspires with a mobster. A new kid whose life changes because of a dog. And a new kid who makes Karen cry. Plus, meet the nuke kid, the nude kid, and the newt kid! We’ve got ’em all in our latest podcast, all about books starring “the new kid.”

(And be sure to stay tuned all the way to the end, to catch our lightning round competition based on this theme’s mystery book!)

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  • Al Capone on Al Catraz (get it?!) — aka our mystery book revealed
  • Our New Kid book picks (Libby on Wednesday and Bridge to Terabithia)
  • A New Kid book review from YOU (Because of Winn-Dixie)
  • Karen vs. Nancy in a speed battle of wits!

Also, don’t forget: our new theme is books about orphans — but don’t worry, they’re not all sad! So send us a review of your favorite book about an orphan and check out our picks for books about orphans.

— Karen and Nancy