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Katherine Paterson - Le ​secret de Térabithia
Jess, ​élève de CM2, a un rêve : devenir le plus grand sprinter du collège ! Mais à la rentrée des classes, une nouvelle élève, Leslie, le bat à la course ! Plutôt que d'en être jaloux, Jess est intrigué par cette fille pas comme les autres qui n'a pas peur des grands. Très vite, ils deviennent amis, et s'inventent un royaume imaginaire, caché dans la forêt : le royaume de Térabithia. Leslie et Jess deviennent alors le roi et la reine d'un univers parallèle peuplé de créatures aussi fantastiques que terrifiantes...

Katherine Paterson - Angels ​& Other Strangers
Nine ​short stories celebrate the magic of Christmas. A minister, trying to help a boy find his father, winds up in jail on Christmas Eve. A mother copes with the death of her infant. A father searches for his runaway son. A widower takes in an outspoken foster child who tests the limits of his generosity. In unexpected ways that illuminate the true meaning of the Christmas story, these people put aside their loneliness and sorrows and fears, and rediscover the joy of life. “Happy Birthday, Jesus, and many happy reruns of the day,” says one little girl, voicing the hope and celebration of these stories about the mysterious workings of the human heart.

Katherine Paterson - La ​gran Gilly Hopkins
Debido ​a su rebeldía fracasan todos los intentos de adopción de Gilly. Cuando llega a casa de la señora Trotte, también la rechaza. A fuerza del cariño que recibe, Gilly comienza a querer a su nueva familia.

Katherine Paterson - Csillagnéző
A ​12 éves Angel Morgannek hirtelen kell felnőnie. Anyja eltűnik, idős nagyanyjánál felejti őt és kisöccsét. Mindhármukról a kislánynak kell gondoskodnia, titkolva helyzetüket a külvilág elől. Angel számára csak egyvalami nyújt némi vigaszt: barátságot köt egy idegennel, aki a csillagokat tanulmányozza távcsövével, s őt is tanítgatni kezdi az égbolt titkaira. Ezek a szép esték azonban csak rövid időre feledtetik a konzervételek, az örökös házimunka egyhangúságát. Miként talál kiutat Angel e mindannyiuk számára reménytelen helyzetből? - ezt meséli el Katherine Paterson lebilincselő regényében.

Katherine Paterson - Park's ​Quest
Like ​the bold knights in his fantasies, eleven-year-old Park is on a quest: He wants to learn about his father, who died in Vietnam. Not only has he no memory of his father, his mother won’t discuss him. But when Park’s search for family roots finally takes him to his grandfather’s farm in rural Virginia, he encounters obstacles beyond his imagining. For instead of being welcomed as the long lost heir, he is taunted by a sassy little foreigner, Thanh. Who is she and what is she doing on the family farm? Worse, how dare she challenge him Parkington Waddell Broughton the Fifth. Park must reconcile unsettling revelations about his parents, his uncle and sick grandfather, and especially about Thanh, before discovering the truth he has sought.

Katherine Paterson - Jacob ​Have I Loved
“Jacob ​have I loved, but Esau have I hated...” With her grandmother’s taunt, Louise know that she, like the biblical Esau, was the despised elder twin. Caroline, her selfish younger sister, was the one everyone Loved. Growing up on a tiny Chesapeake Bay island in the early 1940s, angry Louise reveals how Caroline robbed her of everything: her hopes for schooling, her friends, her mother, even her name. While everyone pampered Caroline, Wheeze (her sister’s name for her) began to learn the ways of the watermen and the secretes of the island, especially of old Captain Wallace, who had mysteriously returned after fifty years. The war unexpectedly gave this independent girl a chance to fulfill her childish dream to work as a waterman alongside her father. But the dream did not satisfy the woman she was becoming. Alone and unsure, Louise began to fight her way to a place where Caroline could not reach.

Katherine Paterson - Híd ​Terabithia földjére
Jess ​Aarons hőn áhított vágya, hogy ő legyen az ötödik évfolyam leggyorsabb futója. Egész nyáron edz, és alig várja, hogy lássa osztálytársai arcát, amikor mindegyiküket legyőzi. Az iskola első napján azonban egy új lány átmerészkedik a fiúk felére a játszótéren, és mindenkit maga mögött hagy. Ez bizony nem túl ígéretes kezdet egy barátságnak, Jess és Leslie Burke mégis elválaszthatatlan társakká válnak. Leslie hatalmas képzelőerővel rendelkezik. Ő és Jess megalkotják Terabithiát, a varázslatos erdei királyságot, ahol ők ketten királyként és királynőként uralkodnak, és ahol az egyedüli korlátot fantáziájuk szabja. Aztán egy reggel szörnyűséges tragédia történik. És amikor Jessnek meg kell birkóznia ezzel a borzalommal, hirtelen ráébred, mekkora erőt és bátorságot adott neki Leslie. A KÖNYV A NEWBERY DÍJ NYERTESE AZ AZONOS CÍMŰ FILM ALAPJÁUL SZOLGÁLÓ BESTSELLER

Katherine Paterson - John Paterson - The ​Flint Heart
An ​ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his tribe. Against his better judgment, the tribe’s magic man creates the Flint Heart, but the cruelty of it causes the destruction of the tribe. Thousands of years later, the talisman reemerges to corrupt a kindly farmer, an innocent fairy creature, and a familial badger. Can Charles and his sister Unity, who have consulted with fairies such as the mysterious Zagabog, wisest creature in the universe, find a way to rescue humans, fairies, and animals alike from the dark influence of the Flint Heart? This humorous, hearty, utterly delightful fairy tale is the sort for an entire family to savor together or an adventurous youngster to devour.

Katherine Paterson - Bridge ​to Terabithia
Jess ​Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys' side and outruns everyone. That's not a very promising beginning for a friendship, but Jess and Leslie Burke become inseparable. Together they create Terabithia, a magical kingdom in the woods where the two of them reign as king and queen, and their imaginations set the only limits. Then one morning a terrible tragedy occurs. Only when Jess is able to come to grips with this tragedy does he finally understand the strength and courage Leslie has given him.

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