Rebecca Stead

    Marmembuat kutipan10 bulan yang lalu
    So I am tying and untying knots, and seeing if it helps me solve my problem, which is you. I have no idea what you expect from me
    Marmembuat kutipan10 bulan yang lalu
    I’ve thought a lot about those veils. I wonder if, every once in a while, someone is born without one. Someone who sees the big stuff all the time. Like maybe you
    Marmembuat kutipan10 bulan yang lalu
    looked at me and grinned, causing my stomach to sort of float inside my body
    Marmembuat kutipan10 bulan yang lalu
    Well, it’s simple to love someone,” she said. “But it’s hard to know when you need to say it out loud.”
    Menna Abu Zahramembuat kutipantahun lalu
    “Mom!” I was breathing hard from dancing.

    “What?”

    “Privacy?”

    She made a face. That’s what Mom thinks of privacy.
    Menna Abu Zahramembuat kutipantahun lalu
    Dad doesn’t believe in ten-year-olds going to PG-13 movies, and Mom doesn’t believe in cereal with more than three grams of sugar per serving. Dad doesn’t believe in curse words, and Mom doesn’t believe in going to school with a temperature above 98.6.
    Menna Abu Zahramembuat kutipantahun lalu
    Dad thinks anything below 100 is fine.
    Menna Abu Zahramembuat kutipantahun lalu
    Dad believes in allowance for chores. Mom believes in free allowance and doing chores for nothing. But Dad’s allowance is a dollar higher. Confused? Welcome to my life.
    Menna Abu Zahramembuat kutipantahun lalu
    The doorbell rang, and I heard Mom let Sheila in. My temperature was only 99.3. Even after a lot of dancing, I couldn’t get it up to Dad-sick, so I knew I was going to school the next day. Thursday. Spelling-test day. I looked on my desk for my word sheet.
    Menna Abu Zahramembuat kutipantahun lalu
    (Eventually, we streamed all seven seasons. That’s a lot of Star Trek.)
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