Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

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Describe Jess's relationship with the members of his family.

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Jessie is the middle child and the only boy in his family, "smashed between four sisters...the older two had despised (him) ever since (he) stopped letting them dress (him) up and wheel (him) around in their rusty old doll carriage, and the littlest one cried if you looked at her cross-eyed".  He is tormented by Brenda and Ellie, who are spoiled adolescents, and ends up picking up the slack for the work they won't do, and Joyce Ann, the baby, just annoys him.  He is closest to May Belle, who, "going on seven...worshipped him" (Chapter 1).

Jessie's parents, exhausted and preoccupied with...

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A boy in 5th grade jess. At this age a boy like jess needs affection and he also wants some one to appreciate his work. That apprection and affection he got from a girl named Lesile burke.they both became best friends.the relatioship between him and his dad was diffrent . his father never apprecited his work and always thought art is not for boys.

so that means the ralationship between him and his family was not strong enough, specialy between him and his dad.

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