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$8.99 US
5.2"W x 7.6"H x 0.77"D  
On sale Nov 09, 2021 | 320 Pages | 978-0-593-48232-2
| Grades 3-7
Reading Level: Lexile 760L | Fountas & Pinnell T
Movie Tie-In Edition
Soon to be an Apple TV+ animated series starring Golden Globe nominee Beanie Feldstein and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch, it's no secret that Harriet the Spy is a timeless classic that kids will love!

Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up in the wrong hands. Before she can stop them, her friends have read the always truthful, sometimes awful things she’s written about each of them. Will Harriet find a way to put her life and her friendships back together?

"What the novel showed me as a child is that words have the power to hurt, but they can also heal, and that it’s much better in the long run to use this power for good than for evil."—New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot
Louise Fitzhugh (1928-1974) was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Bard College, studied art in Italy and France, and continued her studies in New York at the Art Students League and at Cooper Union. Harriet the Spy was her first novel for children.

View titles by Louise Fitzhugh
  • WINNER | 2012
    TimeOutNewYorkKids.com 50 Best Books for Kids
  • SELECTION | 2000
    ALSC Notable Children's Recordings

About

Soon to be an Apple TV+ animated series starring Golden Globe nominee Beanie Feldstein and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch, it's no secret that Harriet the Spy is a timeless classic that kids will love!

Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up in the wrong hands. Before she can stop them, her friends have read the always truthful, sometimes awful things she’s written about each of them. Will Harriet find a way to put her life and her friendships back together?

"What the novel showed me as a child is that words have the power to hurt, but they can also heal, and that it’s much better in the long run to use this power for good than for evil."—New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot

Author

Louise Fitzhugh (1928-1974) was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Bard College, studied art in Italy and France, and continued her studies in New York at the Art Students League and at Cooper Union. Harriet the Spy was her first novel for children.

View titles by Louise Fitzhugh

Awards

  • WINNER | 2012
    TimeOutNewYorkKids.com 50 Best Books for Kids
  • SELECTION | 2000
    ALSC Notable Children's Recordings

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