Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine paterson character: Jess Arons teacher: Mrs Grace
Jess is one of the boys that have trouble making friends, but he has a passion of running he trains a lot because the sports carnival is coming up and he wants to be the fastest kid in his year.
When jess comes second in the race against Leslie he was training to be the fastest and he was annoyed and angry but he doesn't know they would be best friends.
Jess,may belle and leslie got of the bus but jess thought lesie was following him and he started to get anoid but he saw the moving truck that belonged to lesies family and jess began to like her.
Jess and leslie become friends and jess so they decided to make an imaginary place called terabithia they made this magical place to share their struggles and their problems as well as to get away from the real world.
Jess was really upset and depressed because lesie died she was a really special person to him. He was crying as well of having know one to be his friend because leslie was his only one. He started to feel blue.