The Penderwicks Quotes

Jeanne Birdsall
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Maybe we'll discover something wonderful while we're lost.
-- Jane (chapter 1 paragraph 7)

Importance: This comment is made by Jane when her sisters are becoming impatient and worried about being lost. Rather than feel that way, Jane chooses optimism, believing instead that fate might play a hand in life.

You and your sisters better stay clear of Mrs. Tifton's gardens."
-- Harry (chapter 1 paragraph 38)

Importance: Harry's warning to Rosalind foreshadows just how much trouble she and her sisters will get into where Mrs. Tifton's gardens are concerned.

I'm sure that some famous writer has been here before me.
-- Jane (chapter 2 paragraph 34)

Importance: Jane is so thrilled with the atmosphere in her room that she is quite sure that someone who shares her enthusiasm for the written word must have shared this space as well. It bodes well for her continuing adventures of Sabrina Starr.

My mother's calling me and you're in my way.
-- Jeffrey (chapter 2 paragraph 54)

Importance: Jeffrey's first meeting with Skye is not the most pleasant experience, and...

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