How to Steal a Dog Quotes

Barbara O'Connor
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I stood up there at the bus stop pretending like I still lived in Apartment 3B.
-- Georgina (chapter 1 paragraph 3)

Importance: This quote explains that Georgina and her family are not acknowledging their homelessness. Georgina is embarrassed by it and hopes her friends never find out her situation. Mama seems to also want to hide it because she continues to drive the kids to their old apartment building to catch the bus each day. Mama and Georgina are both in denial which creates hardships and conflict that are present throughout the book.

Half of me was thinking, Georgina, you're in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out of it.
-- Georgina (chapter 2 paragraph 4)

Importance: This quote shows that Georgina struggles with the decision to steal a dog, even though it was her idea. She knows stealing is wrong, but she thinks she is justified in this case.

That lady owns this whole...
-- Georgina (chapter 3 paragraph 1)

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