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Nobody’s Family is Going to Change

Emma Sheridan is eleven and knows exactly what she wants to be when she grows up: a lawyer, just like her father. Her little brother Willie is only seven, and he’s also got his future mapped out. He’s going to … Continue reading

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Translations, Plays, Other Versions

Harriet the Spy has been translated into at least 10 languages, according to records in WorldCat. (footnote) Other versions of the text include cassette, CD and downloadable audio books; large print and braille books; and downloadable e-book (including Kindle and … Continue reading

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Harriet the Afterschool Special

As far as the 1996 movie went in making Harriet the Spy acceptable to mainstream audiences, it still retained, as the Entertainment Weekly reviewer noted, some semblance of a relationship to the book. The same could not be said of … Continue reading

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Harriet the Movie

Harriet the Spy was optioned for movies as early as 1966. Herbert B. Swope Jr., a television producer, acquired the rights to the book and went as far as hiring a television writer, Ronald Alexander, to adapt the book for … Continue reading

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