of the Center for Children's Books
|Each month we choose a favorite quote--something fun or something to make you think.
See the archive for quotes from previous months.
This was the good thing about
Harper. She did things which at first seemed unbelievably rude and obnoxious
but which you secretly wished you could do yourself. Her remarks were
less offensive once they realized that she was simply determined to speak
the truth and be done with it. There didn't seem to be any hidden corners
in Harper's soul, and she wasn't interested in allowing other people theirs.
|--The Canning Season, by Polly Horvath (Farrar, 2003)|
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