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Harriet the Spy
Harriet the Spy | Louise Fitzhugh
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ElizaMarie
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Re-reading this book brought back so many good memories :) I loved it of course . #GiftBook

#WinterBookBingo #WinterBingo #Challenge
@Honeybeegirl

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ElizaMarie
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Someone doesn‘t want me to read :)

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ElizaMarie
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I‘ve been thinking about my father a lot lately and all the stories I wish I could tell him.

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ElizaMarie
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Got home! Laying on the couch cuddling with the baby!!

britt_brooke Cutie! 1w
AkashaVampie Get some rest!! 1w
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ElizaMarie @AkashaVampie just laying here with my baby is super restful. I think his snoring zaps my energy... he is one of those psychic vampires 🧛🏻‍♂️ 1w
AnansiGirl A psychic vampire who‘s so cuuuute! 🐶 1w
ElizaMarie @AnansiGirl ha thanks! He prevents me all the time from being productive, zaps the energy right out of me 7d
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ElizaMarie
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Haha my hubby took me to eat wurst yesterday and it was heavenly :) ❤️❤️❤️

Bklover Oh, Harriet! I can‘t hear that name without craving a tomato sandwich and an egg cream. 1w
ElizaMarie @Bklover Haha ! I was thinking about how horrible it would be to have a tomato sandwich for lunch every day! Ah! 1w
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Victoriahoperose Oh man. Brings back so many memories. I loved this book when I was a kid! 1w
ElizaMarie @Victoriahoperose me too! I looked up to her so much! I would be super annoying and “spy“ on people and kept a notebook of random “facts“ about people/things, mostly things I just guessed at. And used code names (because I had younger siblings) but yeah. I am enjoying this re-read nostalgia warm fuzzy feelings :) 1w
Victoriahoperose Yes!!! I loved all the spy and detectives when I was younger. Encyclopedia Brown, Nancy Drew, etc. I would love a Harriet the Spy reboot but I feel like I would be disappointed considering the way they changed Nancy Drew in the new series. 1w
rubyslippersreads One of my favorite books! 🔎📓🔦 1w
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ElizaMarie
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I‘m excited to reread this wonderful book. Was a great gift from a super sweet person. :) yay!!!

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ElizaMarie
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#StoryBookSunday : so this was one of my favorites as a child. I used to write all sorts of “clues” about strangers and do the thing where you make up stories about what people might be up to. I think it‘s helped me become more inquisitive and observant as an adult

#ParanormalLoveCrew (#PLC)
@AkashaVampie , @Bookworm54 , @jb72

#NovelWatchingCrew (#NWC)
@AkashaVampie , @AnansiGirl

jb72 That‘s cool 😎 2mo
VioletBramble I did that too - “playing town“. This was the first book that I read that I LOVED. Still in my top 10 favorites list nearly 50 years later.
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ElizaMarie @VioletBramble I think I need to do a reread of this one :) 2mo
AnansiGirl I never read Harriet the Spy as a kid. Adding to my tbr anyways. 😁 2mo
ElizaMarie @AnansiGirl a part of me wants to start a nostalgia type book club :) 2mo
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Got this in the mail today 💗💗💗 one of my all time favorite books as a kid. I use to get in so much trouble for keeping a notepad with everything I seen and what people around the house said 😂 I had my own rock collection too. Each rock had their own names and I‘d play with them often. I wanted a utility belt but my parents were assholes and refused to get me one lol I can‘t believe it‘s taken so many years to order this book💗

ElizaMarie I did the same! I was all in everyone's business when I was younger. 1w
Caffeinated_Reader @ElizaMarie I love that so much!!! #soulsisters 🕵️‍♀️ 🕵️‍♀️ 1w
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Gina
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Bklover Oh YES!!!!!! Harriet is my favorite book from childhood and inspired everything from my love of notebooks to tomato sandwiches!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 9mo
Gina @Bklover awwww that is so neat. It was Nancy Drew for me 🤗🤗🤗 9mo
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thebluestocking
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This was one of my favorite books as a kid. I found it at a thrift store and have reread it dozens of times since, as you can see.

Congratulations on the milestone, @IamIamIam. I actually found you because of the great books people are posting for your #26Kgiveaway!

IamIamIam Awesome! I remember the movies but I don't think I ever read this! Thanks & good luck! 13mo
BookNAround Loved this book so much! 13mo
AmyG A favorite of mine, too. 13mo
thebluestocking @IamIamIam Thanks for hosting a giveaway! The book is way better than the movie. 😉 13mo
thebluestocking @BookNAround @AmyG I‘m so glad to have found more fans of this wonderful book! 13mo
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valeriegeary
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Got my niece a new book for Christmas. Also a set of notebooks and pencils. She is now sneaking around the house, scribbling down her observations. I've created a monster! 😆🤗😂 #raisingreaders

BookNAround Love it! 13mo
AmyG Oh, how I loved this book. ❤️ 13mo
JennyM I love this! 13mo
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saresmoore Fantastic! 😍 13mo
AlaMich Awesome book choice! 13mo
CouronneDhiver I did the same when I first read Harriet... jotted down notes on all the neighbours comings and goings 😂😂 13mo
batsy I love it ❤️ 13mo
valeriegeary @CouronneDhiver I did this too! Only my neighbors were way more boring than the ones in the book! 😄 13mo
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Bklover
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Congratulations @Moray_Reads on your milestone! I think my most life changing book was Harriet the Spy. I discovered a kindred spirit and journaling. I went out and bought my first notebook and started writing my thoughts. She introduced a whole new world to me!
#bookschangelivesgiveaway

SilversReviews Congrats!! 1y
Moray_Reads There is so much love for Harriet on Litsy but I've never read them! I've been tempted by journaling a few time but I just don't have the sticking power! 😂 Thanks for entering ❤️ 1y
Trashcanman 🤗👁️👁️🤗💕👁️👁️💕❤️ 1y
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jmofo
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1. I think I was always writing in notebooks so I related to Harriet. Something like this story actually happened to me in fifth grade.
2. If we‘re talking passion: pie. Volume consumed: cake
3. I write, various fiber arts, wandering, agonizing, being alone, enjoying nature, traveling, gardening...
4. Colorado‘s pretty great but also cold, rocky coastal places with rain
Thanks for the tag, @Trashcanman #friyayintro

arubabookwoman I‘m into fiber arts too #LMPBC partner-would love to hear more about what you do! 1y
jmofo @arubabookwoman I started sewing, crocheting, weaving, and some needlework when I was a kid, learned how to knit and felt in my twenties. I want to get into drop spinning but I already have too much yarn. I like to make clothing and toyish things. Except for the sewing, I don‘t use patterns, so I think this Winter I‘m going to try to make a sweater from a pattern. I probably won‘t follow it. I‘m going to try. What do you like to make? 1y
Smrloomis 😂 I really love your answer to #2! 1y
jmofo @Smrloomis As the Log Lady says, “This cherry pie is a miracle.” 1y
Smrloomis @jmofo 👍🏽 1y
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JoyBlue
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If Litsy had been around when I first read this, at age 8, I probably would have rated it 4 stars. I should probably stop rereading my favorite childhood books. 🤔😉 So far, only The Phantom Tollbooth has held up. 💙

Stacypatrice I remember loving this book!!! 1y
Louise This brings back memories of going around with my own little spy book! 1y
LibrarianRyan One of the new librarians at work has never read or seen Phantom Tollbooth. Guess what he is getting for Christmas. 1y
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JoyBlue @Louise Haha—fun! 🔎 1y
JoyBlue @LibrarianRyan Amazing! Which edition? I reread it fairly regularly, in print (I have multiple editions) or audio (narrated by David Hyde Pierce). You‘re a good friend/co-worker! 1y
Coffeedaily One of my favorites when I was a kid. We had a neighborhood spy club with composition notebooks full of mundane minutia. So fun! 12mo
JoyBlue @Coffeedaily 😎🔎 12mo
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Kaylamburson
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The SSR Podcast launched today with two episodes!! I just finished listening to the first one, and I did NOT remember how mean Harriet really was in Harriet the Spy. Check it out on iTunes if you want to relive (or ruin) your memories of this classic.

The SSR Podcast is a brand new podcast that focuses on a childhood or teen favorite read from a now adult perspective. #ssrpodcast

MarriedtoMrT Cool! Thanks for the heads up. 2y
Kaylamburson Of course! I hope you like it! I‘m almost done with The Princess Diaries one, too, and I‘m connecting a ton with it. @MarriedtoMrT 2y
sebrittainclark Awesome! I've got a bookish podcast as well, and I love seeing new ones! 2y
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Kaylamburson Oh fun!! Tell me about your bookish podcast! @sebrittain I was never into podcasts but I‘m loving this new one, so I think I should try more of them! 2y
sebrittainclark @Kaylamburson we do literary analysis of books in genres that don't usually get that treatment. We're currently working our way through the Harry Potter series, but we have plans to do fantasy, sci-fi, YA, and romance novels. Our episode on Prisoner of Azkaban comes out on Friday. 2y
Kimberlone Love the name! I will try to check it out. Podcasts are how I survive at work! 2y
Kaylamburson Oh that sounds so fun! I‘ll definitely have to check it out. Is it on iTunes? What‘s it called? @sebrittain 2y
Kaylamburson They definitely picked a fun and witty name! I‘m excited to hear what you think! @Kimberlone 2y
sebrittainclark @Kaylamburson Unassigned Reading. We're on iTunes, Google, Stitcher, and Spotify. 2y
Kaylamburson Already listened to the first two and it‘s a lot of fun! I now want to reread HP!! @sebrittain 2y
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BethM
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Trying to get this one read so I can read along with the new SSR podcast tomorrow!

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8leagueboot
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I came across a throwback copy of Harriet the Spy in the funkiest little tea shop yesterday. I felt like I was inside a lazy Sunday morning daydream of Boy George‘s.

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GatheringBooks
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#AdelesMayMashUp Day 10: Still the signature book for #RumourHasIt. Did you know that this is one of the most banned books because schools claimed it to be a “bad example for children” and for “teaching children to lie, spy, talk back, and curse.” For more banned books, Fats, one of the GB ladies, has done a round-up here: https://gatheringbooks.org/2013/09/28/raising-awareness-books-that-have-been-ban...

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Wow!!! I didn‘t know that!!! I love your posts!! 😘😘 2y
Mdargusch I did not know this! I loved this book growing up! Maybe that‘s why I‘m such a liar, curser, and spy now! 😂😂😂 (edited) 2y
vkois88 Say what?!? I didn't know that either!! I absolutely ADORED this book when I was little. Probably one of my most read books. In fact, I think I even had two copies 😊 2y
AmyG This is one of my most favorite childhood books. Banned? 😳 2y
emilyhaldi Hilarious! ❤️ Harriet 2y
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LapReader
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Found these at a church in Hamilton today for the bargain price of $1 each! The church was feeding lots of elderly ladies eating all alone at separate tables. I couldn‘t understand why they didn‘t make friends and eat together. The food looked delicious.
I collect both Bryce and Jodi. Harriet is for my step daughter, Linnéa who is obsessed with spies at the moment.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love Jodi!!! 2y
LapReader What about these ones @Miss__astrid 2y
Miss__astrid I don‘t know! I thought I had read a lot of her books but apparently there are quite a few I haven‘t even heard of! 2y
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VioletBramble
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These were my favorite childhood books. I still own copies of four of them.
#Hopintospring
#Belovedchildrensbook

Andrew65 Winnie the Pooh! ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Great ones!!! 👏🏻💕❤️📚 2y
vkois88 Some great ones! 2y
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tpixie
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1. Hmm this is tough! Maybe Harriet the Spy- before she got in trouble for spying!! But I do love Hermione - and Belle‘s Library!!
2. Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
3. My Grandson & and my Dogs
4. @SoniaC @Marmie7 and anyone who wants!!
@Jess7 thx for the tag!!!

JenlovesJT47 💚💚💚 2y
AlaMich Harriet the Spy was a favorite of mine. I would definitely have loved to be her—she had ALL the fun! 2y
tpixie @AlaMich yes!! And I‘ve always wanted to take a ride in a dumbwaiter! (edited) 2y
VioletBramble I love Harriet the Spy. 28 years ago I had an apartment near the neighborhood where the book is set. I used to walk by the house that everyone considers "the Harriet the Spy house" and hang out in Carl Schurz Park. Ah, childhood memories. 2y
tpixie @VioletBramble lovely story!! Thx for sharing!! 2y
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howjessreads
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Waiting for our cheeseburgers at The Habit! We just made a quick library stop and a quick bookstore stop, and I‘m quite happy Eleanor picked out Harriet the Spy! Juliet‘s got an American Girl sticker book. 🙂 #raisingreaders

catebutler What a fun day out! Happy Friday!! 2y
CSeydel Another Eleanor! I have a daughter Eleanor, too. When she was born, I was afraid it would sound old fashioned, but I‘m glad to see it‘s making a comeback. Have a fun day! 2y
Mdargusch Harriet the spy was one of my favorites! 2y
howjessreads Thanks @catebutler! I love it too @CSeydel - still so happy with our naming choices. and me too @Mdargusch! 2y
Tereses I loved Harriet the Spy too 2y
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Bklover
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☕️Harriet the Spy
☕️Melancholy, which for years I mispronounced “mah-lanch-uh-lee “
☕️I read everywhere!
☕️I‘m an indoor gal
#weekendchat

huntersmom1977 Lol at melancholy 😂 2y
rubyslippersreads ❤️❤️❤️ Harriet! 2y
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slhbooks
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I‘ve been re-reading some childhood favorites. I got a copy from the library rather than crack open my old tattered and torn copy. Harriet was a little meaner in her notebook entries than I remembered, but I still love her. In 5th grade, my neighbor Carol and I kept notebooks just like Harriet. I don‘t think I would have wanted anyone to read what we wrote either! I remember writing something about Nancy P.‘s smelly socks😬🤭🤫

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jillannjohn
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1. Harriet the Spy
2. A stuffed dog named Toto - he always went to the dentist with me!
3. When my dad grilled hamburgers - still the best I‘ve ever had
4. Cookies
#manicmonday

JoScho Grilled burgers ❤️ 2y
CouronneDhiver Harriet! 2y
rubyslippersreads ❤️ Harriet (and Toto too!) 😊🌈 (edited) 2y
jillannjohn @rubyslippersreads I was and still am a huge Oz fan! 2y
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Jess7 Cute! 2y
AmyG I loved this as a kid. I can actually remember reading this. 2y
Centique Gorgeous images! I loved this book as a kid 😍 2y
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rubyslippersreads @AmyG @Centique As an adult, it's still one of my comfort books. 😊 2y
AmyG I should read this again for #Booked2018 2y
ValerieAndBooks I loved this as a kid — recently read it again as an adult, and my perspective really changed! Still think it‘s a good book! 2y
ValerieAndBooks Another thought.. I think I remember you said that even though you loved it as a kid, your mom didn‘t?? 2y
rubyslippersreads @ValerieAndBooks That's right. 😊 And as an adult, I can see why. It's just a comfort book for me because I loved it so much as a kid. 2y
ValerieAndBooks I know what you mean. Sport and Ole Golly and all that, like old friends. 2y
BookNAround I loved this one and even created my own notebook for a while after I read it. 2y
tpixie I loved it too as a child. It does read differently as an adult. So I wonder does that mean our intentions are different as children? As a child, I found her spying so cool. As an adult, more hurtful. Hmm... @ValerieAndBooks @rubyslippersreads (edited) 2y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage
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#TuesdayTidbits (a day late) @JenlovesJT47

🔹 Harriet The Spy and Nancy Drew
🔹 The Heart‘s Invisible Furies
🔹 Joffrey Baratheon and Edward Cullen
🔹 Twilight
🔹 Anyone who is as far behind on Litsy as I am!

rubyslippersreads ❤️❤️❤️ Harriet! 2y
JenlovesJT47 Great choices! 💚 2y
vkois88 Harriet the Spy ❤❤❤ I used to carry around a notebook bc I wanted to be like her 😂 2y
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GlassAsDiamonds Twilight / agree! Fine (if rather poorly edited) fluff but yeah gods, the carry on!!!! 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️ 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @vkois88 That‘s priceless! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @GlassAsDiamonds The carry on is right! Too much. Too too too much. 2y
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thebluestocking
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My #favoriteleadingladies include Anne, Harriet, George, and Elizabeth. #riotgrams

Quasifesto Georgia Mason is my favorite! 2y
ephemeralwaltz Pretty photo!😍👍 2y
thebluestocking @Quasifesto Yay! Another Feed fan. Love Georgia. 2y
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Kimzey
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Fun giveaway! I chose a favorite loner from childhood: Harriet the Spy. #OneIsTheLoneliest# @Elle_Skeldon

Kimzey @Elle_Skeldon Congrats on your 1,111 milestone! 🎉 2y
Elle_Skeldon Thanks! Excellent choice. Thanks a bunch for entering!! 📖🤓📖 2y
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GripLitGrl
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#newyearreads #SpiesLikeUs
Who didn't love Harriet? I had this exact book cover edition as a child. 😊 @bookloo @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Stacypatrice Yeeeeesssss ❤️ 2y
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hike.read.repeat
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#optoutside and audiobook binge.

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erzascarletbookgasm
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“When I grow up I want to be a spy. I will be the best spy there ever was and I will know everything. Everything.”

Remember Harriet M. Welsch? An #eleven year old girl living in New York City, a girl with great imagination, who wants to grow up to be a writer and a spy? Thus she‘s always seen carrying her black and white notebook around.

#novemberbythenumbers @JoeStalksBeck @Tiffy_Reads

DivaDiane I adored Harriet when I was that age! I even went so far as to do some spying myself! I must get ahold of the book for my son to read. He has a couple of years though. 2y
bedandabook I LOVED this book as a child! And then I grew up and became a journalist 😀 2y
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ValerieAndBooks
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Then (~40 years ago 😱): Harriet was cool b/c she wrote a lot & was a spy. The meanness amongst the kids were just part of life; not right but something we were resigned to pre-zero tolerance policies.

Now: Notice that Harriet lives in a tony part of Manhattan. Her parents are gossipy socialites (maybe that‘s where Harriet got her mean streak) & she‘s attached to her nurse (nanny) Ole Golly & the family cook, whose name we never learn. 👇More

Oftencantdecide I have that same mug 🙂 2y
ValerieAndBooks Growing up in the California suburbs, I had no clue about what NYC was like until we moved out east and I‘ve been there a few times. Still an enjoyable read although it made me squirm a couple times. I saw the movie when it came out but still didn‘t know NYC back then. Shocked to find movie was out over 20 years ago 😧 2y
saresmoore Great observations! It‘s so interesting to pull stories into a modern context and see what stands the test of time. 2y
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rubyslippersreads ❤️ this book! 2y
batsy Love your insights. I read it for the first time as an adult for a course on children's lit and while I loved it, I kept noticing these things and felt bad that I was ruining everyone's fun 😆 2y
ValerieAndBooks @saresmoore @rubyslippersreads @batsy it is still a good book but I feel that it would be very different if written today. One other thing I had forgotten was how often Ole Golly quoted poetry or from the classics! 2y
rubyslippersreads @ValerieAndBooks @batsy It's interesting to note that, while I loved this as a kid, my mother hated it. She didn't keep me from reading it, but I'm sure she could see a lot of things in it that I missed. 2y
ValerieAndBooks @rubyslippersreads my parents never monitored what I read. Yes, there‘s things that I think kids would miss. I wonder if that was at least partly intentional by the author. 2y
ValerieAndBooks @Oftencantdecide I love this mug and other place mugs we have from Starbucks but especially this one 😊 2y
rubyslippersreads @ValerieAndBooks My mom and I both loved to read, so I always showed her what I got from the library. She never stopped me from reading anything, but she expressed her opinion. 😄 2y
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ValerieAndBooks
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Palate-cleansing current read. I loved this so much as a kid; first time reading as an adult!

P.S. finally having fall weather again!

RanaElizabeth I read it again a few years back, such a different experience as an adult. Love to hear your thoughts on Harriet when you finish. 2y
ValerieAndBooks @RanaElizabeth I definitely saw it differently now, as an adult. Review coming soon! 2y
Lynnsoprano Oh, send some fall weather south, please😂 2y
ValerieAndBooks @Lynnsoprano sorry, can‘t just yet...temps are supposed to go back up to the 80s over the next few days! Crazy weather. 2y
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Identifying heavily with Harrison Withers. @surlyspice

Darth_Kaders Harriet is truly my hero. Nothing gets me quite as much as when she writes, "I love myself." 2y
AmyG One of my most favorite books as a child. I can remember actually reading this...and I have the worst memory. 2y
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#FallIntoBooks I knew I remembered a book cover featuring #SomeoneElseReading but one of my favorite feeds on Litsy is @SubwayBookReview which almost always features #someoneElseReading 💕💕

KarenUK I love that feed too! 💕 I occasionally spot my beloved London Underground! (edited) 2y
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lynneamch
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Perfect for #SizzlinSummerBooks @Tiffy_Reads Some with a similar theme, some a #retelling of a book you loved as a child.

Loved 'Anne Of Green Gables'? Read 'Maud' by Melanie Fishbane

Loved 'The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe'? Read 'Every Heart A Doorway' by Seanan McGuire

Loved 'Harriet The Spy'? Read 'Girl in Disguise' by Greer Macallister
https://www.bustle.com/p/the-book-to-read-next-based-on-your-favorite-childhood-...

EvieBee Nice! 3y
ReadingEnvy Great idea! 3y
ReadingEnvy Oh I looked at the list and totally love the string between A Wrinkle in Time and The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet. 3y
lynneamch That's a good one! @ReadingEnvy 3y
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VioletBramble
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#sizzlinsummerbooks #besties
Harriet,Sport and Janie are best friends- when they're not fighting. My favorite childhood book.

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Katherself
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I'm getting married in September, and instead of doing table numbers, every table gets a different book that we loved as a child.

Harriet the Spy was my favorite favorite favorite as a kid, and I wouldn't be the person I am today without this book. So I treated myself to a first edition. 😄

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raeintheworld
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#Riotgrams #ChildhoodRead
Y'all, I have never read Harriet the Spy. I picked it up from the library yesterday so I can rectify the situation.
@bookriot

Bklover This was my favorite as a kid. Even today just seeing your post makes me want a tomato sandwich. ❤️❤️ 3y
VioletBramble Harriet the Spy was the first book I fell in love with. 3y
LeslieO @Bklover @VioletBramble I remember very few books from my youth, but one I remember and loved! ❤️ 3y
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Dragon
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#childhoodreads #riotgram I loved this book and went around my town with a little notebook 📓 thanks Wikipedia for the photo

Bklover I ate tomato sandwiches. ❤️ (edited) 3y
kspenmoll Tomato sandwiches for me too! 😃 3y
Dragon Thanks @Bklover @kspenmoll 👍❤️tomato sandwiches 3y
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VioletBramble
Harriet the Spy | Louise Fitzhugh
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Day 7 #riotgrams. #welllovedbooks. This is a combination of my favorite childhood books, which I re-read every few years, and my books which are falling apart- my Websters Dictionary and my medical dictionary-which I've covered with wrapping paper so no one can see the tears in the spines.

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JoyBlue
Harriet the Spy | Louise Fitzhugh
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JessieReadsInBK
Harriet the Spy | Louise Fitzhugh
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Reread this for the first time since I was a kid and I could not get over how nasty Harriet is! I remembered that she wrote down mean things about people in her notebook but didn't expect them to be THAT mean.