One day at school, Leslie sees Janice Avery sitting in one of the stalls crying. Janice explains that her father beats her and she told her two best friends about it. But, her friends talked about it all over the school. Now, Janice feels like she betrayed her father since the school has rules including to not take your home problems with you.
Leslie comforted Janice Avery as much as she can. The two girls becames dubious friends.
Leslie asks jess if she could go with them since she never went to church before. After, Leslie just thought that church was fascinating and didn't belive in it. Maybelle was horified and told her thatif she doesn't believe she ends up in the bad world.
Easter is coming up and Jess's family is starting to prepare excitedly. The family goes to church on only easter so it was a event for them. Jess's sisters of course wanted to show off their new clothes that they were going to buy but, Jess's dad get ;aid off just before Easter which means there would be new clothes.
Chapter 8 Easter
It had been raining the whole week and Jess and Leslie have nothing to do. The two friends still chose to go to Terabithia anyway. There, they saw the creek was deep and enormous. Jess was scared and Leslie just said to ignore and just think positive and just swing across.
Chapter 9 The Evil Spell
Chapter 10 The Perfect Day
Miss Edmunds calls Jess if he wanted to go to Washington for the day to go see the National Gallery. They had the perfect day together until Jess comes home seeing his family all serious in the kitchen. Brenda told Jess about what happened that day.
Chapter 11 No!
Jess didn't want to believe that Leslie was gone. He found out what had happened to Leslie, how she died. He ran away from home and went to Terabithia.He threw his things that remineded him of Leslie. His faher ran after him talking to him that it was going to be okay. The next day, they went to go and visit the Burkes.
Leslie's dad Bill, talked to him about the passing of Leslie and giving P.T to him while they go on a trip to Pennsylvania. That night he was comforted by Prince Terrin who was the dog that Leslie onced loved.
Chapter 12 Stranded
The next morning, Jess goes back to Terabithia and crosses a tree branch for safety. Maybelle follows him to try and elp him so he won't feel lonely. At school, Leslie's desk have been taken out of the classroom. Mrs. Myer's comforted him telling him it was going to be alright.