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Each month we choose a favorite quote--something fun or something to make you think. See the archive for quotes from previous months.

Even worse, on the top of every single test and every single paper, Mr. Rudolph had drawn a picture of a sad face and had written "F" and "Try harder!" with his red pen. Gary had gotten an F on everything he'd done so far in the fifth grade. And he did not know how to try any harder.

           -- Jane Cutler, Spaceman. (Dutton, 1997)


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