CHILDREN’S LITERATURE

The Perils of Re-reading a Book You Loved as a Child

You might find that you don’t love it after all

My hoodie, donut festooned Vans, Levi Jeans, a notebook, and pen. This comprises my spy outfit
My hoodie, donut festooned Vans, Levi Jeans, a notebook, and pen. This comprises my spy outfit
Spy outfit for a grown woman

Harriet’s behavior and attitudes

FRANCA DEI SANTI HAS ONE OF THE DUMBEST FACES YOU COULD EVER HOPE TO SEE.…SHE IS ABOUT OUR AGE AND GOES TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL WHERE SHE IS ALWAYS FLUNKING THINGS LIKE SHOP THAT WE DON’T HAVE HERE. ANYWAY IT WON’T DO FRANCA A BIT OF GOOD BECAUSE SHE WON’T EVER LEARN ANYTHING ANYWAY.

SOMETIMES I CAN’T STAND SPORT. WITH HIS WORRYING ALL THE TIME AND FUSSING OVER HIS FATHER, SOMETIMES HE IS LIKE A LITTLE OLD WOMAN.

Authorial intrusion and other problems

IF MARION HAWTHORNE DOESN’T WATCH OUT SHE’S GOING TO GROW UP INTO A LADY HITLER.

So is there anything left to like?

Harriet knew who she was and was true to herself.

Harriet hardly had to answer to anyone.

Harriet could go where she pleased and have adventures of her choosing.

Looking toward the future

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