Harriet the Spy Book Summary and Study Guide

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Harriet takes daily walks on her "spy route." Along the way, she writes all of her observations and thoughts into a secret notebook. She gets in trouble with all of her friends when they read this notebook because, in it, she has written some terribly uncomplimentary things about each of them.
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Because of her habitual spying and eavesdropping, Harriet's classmates take revenge on her by such tactics as ostracizing her and spilling ink over her. At first, Harriet is angered at their response. Soon, however, Harriet realizes that she wasn't much better of a friend than they are being toward her, and so she realizes she must make amends.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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