Bridge to Terabithia By Katherine Paterson Character: Jesse Aarons Teacher: Mrs Grace
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Jess has a passion for running but he has a lot of trouble trying to make friends. He started to train in the morning, the carnival (race) that he was going in was coming up soon, and he wanted to be the fastest kid in the 5th grade.
when jess comes second in the race against leslie but he was training for the race he gets annoyed and upset but he doesn’t know that they will become best friends. after the race leslie says "need a hand,"
this is when leslie invites jess to sit next to her and they become friends after that
this is when jess and Leslie go to Terrabthia and jess find his imaginary and open his mind
this is when Leslie dies and he wasn't there with her. He said "is like the bible says is she going to hell?" " well i don't know much about god but i'm sure he wouldn't send that little girl to hell" replied his dad "then i'm going to hell because it's my fault" sobbed jess "don't even think that for a minute" replied his dad, this strengthened jess emotionally.