It's no secret that Harriet the Spy is a timeless classic that kids will love! Every day can be an adventure if you just look carefully enough!
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
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Harriet the Spy caused quite a ruckus in children’s literature when it was published in 1964—and it remains an essential read. At a time when kids’ books mostly featured well-behaved kids in anonymous suburbs, 11-year-old Harriet M. Welsch was living her best life on a realistically depicted Upper East Side of Manhattan. A mouthy tomboy in high-top sneakers, Harriet writes down everything she sees—and thinks—about her classmates, her teachers, and the random strangers she spies on after school. Naturally, when she loses her private notebook on the playground and its contents become public knowledge, things get complicated. Although author Louise Fitzhugh presents Harriet as a proud outsider, she also makes everyone else in her diverse New York—even obvious bad guys like Harriet’s mean-girl classmate Marion—feel like well-rounded people with their own problems and hopes. Decades later, all of the book’s characters still feel beautifully real.
That book was hell good
Not a likable character
This is a book that hasn’t aged well. Harriet calls everyone boring, dumb, fat and ugly. We quit reading this after a few chapters.
Harriet The Spy
This book is not good, it's just not interesting not even for a kid it's boring... Sorry had to speak the truth😂😂👎🏻