Kissing Doorknobs Summary
Terry Spencer Hesser

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Kissing Doorknobs Summary

Tara Sullivan, the narrator of Kissing Doorknobs, is a young girl who feels like she is taken over by 'tyrants' who make her think thoughts she can't control. It starts with the singsong 'Step on a crack, break your mother's back', which repeats endlessly, no matter what she is doing. As she pays too-close attention to the things around her, she begins to worry as well, and then her anxieties won't shut off...

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