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Sharon M. Draper Quotes

Look at that amazing display of sparkle! And feel that wind? Its trying to tickle your toes,
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Words have always swirled around me like snowflakes-each one delicate and different, each one melting untouched in my hands.

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What's right isn't always popular, and whats popular isn't always right.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: Do not let anyone stop you from
Do not let anyone stop you from succeding

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What would you do if you could fly?" Mrs. V asks as she glances from the bird to me.
"Is that on the quiz?" I ask, grinning as I type.
"I think we've studied just about everything else." Mrs. V chuckles.
"I'd be scared to let go," I type.
"Afraid you'd fall?" she asks.
"No. Afraid it would feel so good, I'd just fly away.

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[A] person is so much more than the name of a diagnosis on a chart.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: Do you know what courage is i guess you
Do you know what courage is? I guess you don't. Do you know that the courage it took at that moment - to actually blow yourself away - was more than enough courage to keep on living?

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Go ahead and cry, Andy. Don't be afraid of those tears. Sometimes they help to wash the soul clean.

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But I'll always love you, and I'll always miss you and I'll never forget that It's okay to put dragons in the jungle and tears on a tiger

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: I believe in me and my family does and
I believe in me. And my family does. And Mrs. V.
It's the rest of the world I'm not so sure of.

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She talked to me like I was just like any other student, not a kid in a wheelchair.

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One series of notes, high and delicate, sang of a sweet moonlight kiss gone sour; another line of music rippled with regret over opportunities forever lost.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: Music is powerful my young friends she
Music is powerful, my young friends," she said. "It can connect us to memories. It can influence our mood and our responses to problems we might face.

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Maybe I'm not so different from everyone else after all. It's like somebody gave me a puzzle, but I don't have the box with the picture on it. So I don't know what the final thing is supposed to look like. I'm not even sure if I have all the pieces.

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Teenage girls today need strong, positive role models that can show them how to be independent thinkers and confident decision-makers. Dana is proud and self-confident, which is good, but she does not always make wise decisions. Rather than make her a super woman, I balanced her with difficult situations that could have been handled better. Her strength, however, shines through. This way, a young woman can read the book, discuss Dana's actions, and reflect on the decision-making in her own life.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: I love the smell of my mothers hair
I love the smell of my mother's hair after she washes it.
I love the feel of the scratchy stubble on my father's face before he shaves.
But I've never been able to tell them.

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Look at that amazing display of sparkle! And feel that wind? It's trying to tickle your toes,

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Words fall out of the sky like leaves, girl. Grab a couple and write 'em down.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: I cant talk i cant walk i cant feed
I can't talk. I can't walk. I can't feed myself or take myself to the bathroom. Big bummer.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: And the machine speaks the words ive
And the machine speaks the words I've never been able to say. I love you.

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The class laughed. I can tell the difference between people making fun of us and people being nice to us.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: What your body looks like has nothing to
What your body looks like has nothing to do with how well your brain works!

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I just sit there. The morning started out like crystal, but the day has turned to broken glass.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: I know people will say that its because
I know people will say that it's because of the accident that I came back to church-well, they're right. I'm not too proud to know when a problem is bigger than I am.

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Fifth grade is probably pretty rocky for lots of kids. Homework. Never being quite sure if you're cool enough. Clothes. Parents. Wanting to play with toys and wanting to be grown up all at the same time. Underarm odor. I guess I have all that, plus about a million different layers of other stuff to deal with. Making people understand what I want. Worrying about what I look like. Fitting in. Will a boy ever like me? Maybe I'm not so different from everyone else after all.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: Earthquake report call the paramedics a
Earthquake report: Call the paramedics. A girl in fifth grade is about to explode.

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I'm always amazed at how adults assume I can't hear. They talk about me as if I'm invisible, figuring I'm too retarded to understand their conversation. I learn quite a bit this way.

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I tried so hard, I farted! Mrs.

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Long as you remember, ain't nothin' really gone.

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There is an unseen river of communication that forever flows
dark and powerful.

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I hate that word, by the way. Retarded. I

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I don't think they get paid very much, because they never stay very long. But they should get a million dollars. What they do is really hard, and I don't think most folks get that. It

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Earthquake report: Expect big aftershocks-nothing like this has ever been seen before.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: Earthquake report walls are tumbling
Earthquake report: Walls are tumbling everywhere!

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She read it over one last time, not really satisfied, but it was the truth. Even if it still had some scratch-outs.

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They make computers for the special eddies?" "It talks? Mine doesn't do that." "You don't need yours to talk!" "It sounds weird." "So do you.

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Dad also has the loudest, stinkiest farts in creation. I don't know how he manages to control them at work, or even if he does, but when he'd get home, he'd let them loose. They'd start as he walked up the stairs.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: Whats mr dimmings first name wallace we
What's Mr. Dimming's first name?" "Wallace!" We all cracked up at that.

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Don't aim for riches, child. Aim for happiness. -Mrs. Mills

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Stella wondered how silence could be so loud.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: You know children quilts like stories
You know, children, quilts, like stories, are part of our heritage, part of our culture. Some quilts even tell stories. Our past is a patchwork of memories and tales. You all keep that forever tucked in your pockets, you hear?

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Ain't gonna let nobody turn me round, Turn me round, turn me round. Ain't gonna let nobody turn me round. Gonna keep on walkin', keep on talkin' Marching up to freedom land.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: Freedom is a delicate flower like a
Freedom is a delicate flower, like a pretty leaf in the air: It's hard to catch and may not be what you thought when you get it, she observed quietly.- Polly from Copper Sun

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Each grabbing one silver-wrapped chocolate from Mrs. Cooper's basket, it struck Stella that everyone got the same thing, no matter which school they went to.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: A library filled with thousands of books
A library filled with thousands of books waiting for a thirsty kid like me to gulp them down.

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Everybody uses words to express themselves. Except me. And I bet most people don't realize the real power of words. But I do. Thoughts

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It's hard to imagine you and Daddy as ever being young and foolish. I figured you just appeared one day, fully grown and knowing all the answers, she teased.

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Sharon M. Draper Quotes: All the salve in the world cant cure
All the salve in the world can't cure what gets broken in somebody's soul -Mama

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Le parole mi turbinano intorno da sempre come fiocchi di neve, tutte delicate e diverse, e tutte mi si sciolgono in mano prima che le tocchi.

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As another stack of two-by-fours landed by her porch, Stella couldn't help but think about how folks had come together when Spoon Man showed up. This time, however, they managed to do a cook-up for a whole house! Nobody had everything, but everybody had something to offer.

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Teachers must be celebrated for moving civilization from ignorance to enlightenment, from apathy to responsibility.

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