Realistic Fiction, Friendship, Loss
Jess becomes friends with Leslie, the girl who moves in next door.
The two of them create another world, Terabithia, in the woods behind their houses.
In Terabithia, the two of them are royalty.
Leslie teaches Jess how to be brave.
When Leslie is gone, Jess is left to rebuild Terabithia, which is not the same without its queen.