Milkweed Quotes

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Jerry Spinelli
“Everybody has an angel hiding inside. When you die, your angel comes out. You can die, but not your angel. Your angel never dies.”
Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli
“Who are you?'
I didn't understand the question.
I'm Uri', he said. 'What's your name?'
I gave him my name. 'Stopthief.”
Jerry Spinelli, Milkweed

Jerry Spinelli
“This was the ghetto: where children grow down instead of up.”
Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli
“He tapped my chest. 'Happy is here.' He tapped his own chest. 'Here.'
I looked down past my chin. 'Inside?'
'Inside.'
It was getting crowded in there. First angel. Now happy. It seemed there was more to me than cabbage and turnips.”
Jerry Spinelli, Milkweed

Jerry Spinelli
“They don't live here. They live in Heaven.'
Where's that?'
I don't know,' I said. 'Enos says it's right here, on this side of the wall, but I never saw an angel over here. Kuba says it's in Russia. Olek says Washington America.'
What's Washington America?'
Enos says it's a place with no wall and no lice and lots of potatoes.”
Jerry Spinelli, Milkweed

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