The Long Secret

The Long Secret

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Harriet the Spy refuses to become ruffled when an unidentified person starts leaving disturbing notes all over the quiet little beach town of Water Mill. She's determined to discover the author of the notes. And she drags her friend, mousy Beth Ellen, into all kinds of odd and embarrassing situations in her efforts to reveal the culprit. Observing in her own special, caustic way with her ever-present notebook, Harriet the Spy is on the case. But will she be ready to face the truth when she finds it? Praise for Harriet the Spy(R) and Her Friends Harriet the Spy(R) -Harriet is . . . wholly relatable whether you're eleven or several times that age.---EW.com Harriet Spies Again By Louise Fitzhugh and Helen Ericson Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Novel -Ericson has perfectly captured the voice and pacing of Fitzhugh's original novel in a seamless rendering of a fresh, enjoyable story for today's readers.- --School Library Journal Harriet the Spy, Double Agent By Louise Fitzhugh and Maya Gold -Harriet the Spy is back, and Gold does a credible job of maintaining the special character and her crusty charm.- --Booklist The Long Secret [STAR] -Written with subtlety, compassion, and [Louise Fitzhugh's] remarkable ability to see inside the minds of children.- --School Library Journal, Starred Sport [STAR] -A worthy successor to Harriet the Spy--and that is high tribute.- --Booklist, Starred From the Hardcover edition.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 132.08 x 190.5 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House USA Children's Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0440418194
  • 9780440418191
  • 150,260

About Louise Fitzhugh

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. Her books Harriet the Spy, The Long Secret, and Sport have been acclaimed as milestones of children's literature. These classics delight readers year after year. From the Hardcover edition.show more

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Harriet the Spy refuses to become ruffled when an unidentified person starts leaving disturbing notes all over the quiet little beach town of Water Mill. She's determined to discover the author of the notes. And she drags her best friend, mousy Beth Ellen, into all kinds of odd and embarrassing situations in her efforts to reveal the culprit. Observing in her own special, caustic way with her ever-present notebook, Harriet the Spy is on the case. But will she be ready to face the truth when she finds it?show more

Review quote

?Breezy . . . [yet] sensitive and realistic.? School Library Journalshow more

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2,138 ratings
3.78 out of 5 stars
5 31% (655)
4 32% (681)
3 26% (552)
2 8% (180)
1 3% (70)
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