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Harriet The Spy

Harriet The Spy

Yearling


Author: Louise Fitzhugh

Harriet The Spy written by Louise Fitzhugh is a brilliant book. Written by Louise Fitzhugh and it was published on the 8th of May, 2001 by Yearling. The book is 320 pages long. For more information on this child's book, click on the shopping cart add to shopping cart button below.

Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up inside the wrong hands. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best pals. Before she can quit them, her friends have study the constantly truthful, occasionally awful things she's written about each of them. Will Harriet find a strategy to put her life and her friendships back together?

Ages 8-12. School Library Journal wrote,"a tour de force. Fitzhugh's writing is astonishingly vivid, actual and engaging, and Harriet, by no means a typical, loveable heroine, is a single of literature's most unforgettable characters."The Bulletin inside the Center for Children's Books called it"a very, very funny story. Happily, it has neither dated nor turn into obsolete and remains among the fairly best children's novels ever written. Thirty-two years before it was produced into a movie, Harriet the Spy was a groundbreaking book: its unflinchingly honest portrayal of childhood problems and emotions changed children's literature forever. The fascinating story is about an intensely curious and intelligent girl, who literally spies on people and writes about them in her secret notebook, trying to make sense of life's absurdities. When her classmates find her notebook and read her painfully blunt comments about them, Harriet finds herself a lonely outcast."a superb portrait of an extraordinary child. bursts with life."And The Chicago Tribune raved,"brilliantly written.



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