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Chains (Seeds of America, #1) Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
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“A scar is a sign of strength. . .the sign of a survivor.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“She cannot chain my soul. Yes, she could hurt me. She'd already done so...I would bleed, or not. Scar, or not. Live, or not. But she could not hurt my soul, not unless I gave it to her.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“Didn't help to ponder things that were forever gone. It only made a body restless and fill up with bees, all wanting to sting something.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“I wanted to pull down a book, open it proper, and gobble up page after page”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“This is not our fight', the old man said. 'British or American, that is not the choice. You must choose your own side, find your road through the valley of darkness that will lead you to the river Jordan. . . Look hard for your river Jordan, my child. You'll find it.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“Melancholy held me hostage, and the bees built a hive of sadness in my soul.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“It made me strong.I took a step back, near my whole self in the mirror.I pushed back my shoulders and raised my chin, my back straight as an arrow.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“It was like looking at a knot, knowing it was a knot, but not knowing how to untie it. I had no map for this life.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“Gossip is the foul smell from the Devil's backside.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“Momma said that ghosts couldn't move over water. That's why Africans got trapped in the Americas.. They kept moving us over the water, stealing us away from our ghosts and ancestors, who cried salty rivers into the sand. That's where Momma was now, wailing at the water's edge, while her girls were pulled out of sight under white sails that cracked in the wind.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“Flames curled out of all the windows next door. The rooftop beyond that was a lake of fire. Every building in sight was burning. The air was filled with crackling and popping sounds, with shrieks and screams coming from the street below.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
“The best time to talk to ghosts is just before the sun comes up. That's when they can hear us true.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains
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“over them,”
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