Middle Grade Mondays: Bridge to Terabithia

(yes, I’m still on summer hiatus, just happen to have some time today) With so many new middle grade books to read, it’s a challenge to get to the classics. But I made a point to put BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA by Katherine Paterson on my summer reading list this year. I had not seen the movie, nor read the book, but because of the movie trailers, I was under the impression this book was a fantasy. It’s not, it’s a very real story about a boy suffering, like any 10 year old would, through feeling different (In his case, artistic) and playing second fiddle to his four sisters in a financially-strapped rural household. WATCH TRAILER The trailer is deceptive, it makes the story look like some kind of fantasy adventure. I’m not saying I was...