Tag Archives: Harriet the Spy

Tomboys: Supporting evidence

Since I reference all of these great tomboys in culture in my recent article for Film Comment, I thought I’d provide the results of my research. This was a fun one. My main focus was on Candleshoe. Paper Moon was … Continue reading

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My hero. My guiding star. Even now.

Especially now. Things are about to get freakin’ nuts. It is so important to keep in mind who I really am. Even in the whirling vortex.

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Book Meme: Pick One

Hard to pick one answer for each. Got this from Ted. One book you’re currently reading: I am only reading one. I cannot read fiction right now. I can barely read, if you want to know the truth, but I … Continue reading

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Book Questions:

I got this from my good friend Ted . Naturally I had to go overboard and provide links (to my own blog), and I can never ever answer a question with only one choice. I refuse. What was the last … Continue reading

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Tooooo Many Books

Got this meme from my dear friend Ted – who just started blogging – go, Ted. (Here’s a Diary Friday, by the way, which describes the night Ted and I became friends. We had known each other for a couple … Continue reading

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Important Childhood Books

List 5 books that played an important role in your childhood and explain why Dan tagged me! Eons ago and I’m just getting it now because my trackback functionality basically doesn’t exist. And to everyone out there – consider yourself … Continue reading

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Two Book Memes

1. First book to leave a lasting impression? Charlotte’s Web. That was the first book that made my heart HURT after finishing it. But that hurt also had some joy in it …. I mean, the last paragraph of that … Continue reading

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The Books: The Long Secret (Louise Fitzhugh)

Daily Book Excerpt: YA books: Next book on the shelf is The Long Secret by Louise Fitzhugh. A sort of sequel to Harriet the Spy – only Harriet isn’t the lead of this one. She’s the second lead. The lead … Continue reading

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The Books: Harriet the Spy (Louise Fitzhugh)

Daily Book Excerpt: YA books: Next book on the shelf is another childhood favorite: Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh. This is one of my favorite books of all time. I wrote a huge thing about it here, if you’re … Continue reading

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Kids Books

A fun little mini-meme. I am upping the choices to five as opposed to three. Why? Because I want to! Name five favorite children’s series. 1. The Chronicles of Narnia, by CS Lewis 2. The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed … Continue reading

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