Half a Chance: A Novel Quotes

Cynthia Lord
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That’s the thing with new beginnings – sometimes, they’re more than just starting over again. Sometimes they change things.
-- Lucy (Chapter 1)

Importance: Lucy here speaks of how much she and Dad constantly move around. Every so often, they move again. Each time is like a new beginning, though not much ever seems to change apart from the place. However, new beginnings sometimes do bring about change – and Lucy’s statement here is a prediction of things to come.

Pretty isn’t enough for a great photograph. Show me why I care. Where’s the story?
-- Dad (Chapter 4)

Importance: As Lucy, Nate, and Emily kayak out to the island, Lucy wants to take a picture of the pretty setting. However, she recalls Dad’s rule that a pretty picture alone is not enough. A picture must also tell a story. Because of this, she alters how she photographs the trip by including her kayak in the...

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