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Jack Gantos
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"At school they say I'm wired bad, or wired mad, or wired sad, or wired glad, depending on my mood and what teacher has ended up with me. But there is no doubt about it, I'm wired" (Chapter 1, pg. 3.)

"'It's gonna be okay,' she whispered, as if loud talk would wake up the hurt" (Chapter 3, pg. 26.)

"It was different. They were tired from being so sad and now they were sad some more because I was screwed up too and they felt bad for me like they felt bad for their own kids because they figured I wasn't ever going to get better" (Chapter 4, pg. 39.0

"She made me sit in the Big Quiet Chair and read a book that couldn't be read because when I looked at the letters they kept sliding off the page like drops of mercury when you smash open a thermometer, which is something...

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