Why is the Bridge to Terabithia a banned book?

Bridge to Terabithia has the dubious distinction of being one of the most frequently banned and/or challenged books in the United States, supposedly because of its references to witchcraft and atheism and a lot of swearing.

What age should read Bridge to Terabithia?

It’s written for ages 10 and up. The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness.

Did Bridge to Terabithia get banned?

Believe it or not, people have the right to ask a library or school to take a book off of its shelves so that other people cannot read it. This means the book has been banned. Bridge to Terabithia is a book that has been banned in many places since it was published in 1977.

What grade level is the book Bridge to Terabithia?

Jess and Leslie are 10-year-olds, so one would assume this book is appropriate for the average 5th grader.

Is Bridge to Terabithia good for 5th grade?

The Bridge to Terabithia is an award winning story of two lonely children who create a magical forest kingdom. The time they spend in Terabithia gives them the strength to cope with the trials of everyday life. Children should be reading at about 5th grade level to read the book on their own.

What grade level is the One and Only Ivan?

This acclaimed middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 8, for independent reading, homeschooling, and sharing in the classroom.

Does Bridge to Terabithia have bad words?

“Bridge to Terabithia,” which is one of the books I most highly recommend, contains a few swear words, including “damn” in the opening chapters.

Is Bridge to Terabithia realistic fiction?

Katherine Paterson’s Bridge to Terabithia is a work of realistic fiction that behaves like fantasy. It employs common tropes of the children’s fantasy tradition, in which child characters often leave the “real” world for an alternate magical space, participate in adventures, and return again to normalcy.