It seemed that the show-off cat had been telling the truth; she really was working for the government.
That was one of the secrets to success: caring about the big things and the small things. Or in Pattie’s case, you cared about everything.
–Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
In nature, orange means good things, like pumpkins, and juice, and autumn leaves, and sunsets. But when you paint something orange it usually means something not-so-good. Except, of course, if it’s Halloween. And even Halloween is scary sometimes.
–One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street by Joanne Rocklin
You didn’t just choose names at random. A name is a name. A major responsibility.
–The Last Dragon by Silvana de Mari
Adam told me once that he was named Adam and I was named Zinnia because our dad wanted his kids to experience everything in the world from A to Z. That’s how I used to feel with Adam, like we had all the letters of the alphabet connecting us.
–Zinnia and the Bees by Danielle Davis
It was, Odd concluded, an animal with a plan. He had no plans, other than a general determination never to return to the village. And it was not every day that you got to follow a fox. So he did.
–Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
With a quick movement, Igraine jumped onto the lion’s mossy paw, clambered from there to its mane, and sat down among the stony locks of hair curling around its muzzle.