Tweens Quotes

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Kevin Smith
“Stop…stop, that’s the next generation of fans… How dare you pass judgment on those 12-year-old girls who like vampires! They need to be encouraged because in six years they’ll be 18-year-old girls who like vampires and are into all sorts of goth-permissive and whatnot. Don’t Poo-poo it. There’s a plan, and it’s working.”
Kevin Smith

Mark Andrew Poe
“I am Rabbit. I can be anywhere. I can be everywhere. I am outside time. I am outside dimension.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Ending Easter

Mark Andrew Poe
“I am Rabbit. I can be anywhere. I can be everywhere. I am outside time. I am outside dimension. Do you want me? I am yours.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Ending Easter

Mark Andrew Poe
“Our ability to choose is sacred. It’s what makes humans special.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Ending Easter

Mark Andrew Poe
“No time for monsters.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Run Harry, Run

Edgar Cantero
“Ursula ta-daed back before their eyes, her noodle legs looking like Hellboy’s right fist, ending in heavy-armored sneakers.”
Edgar Cantero, This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us

“It was the day of the school outing: a trip to the seaside, and it was gloriously hot. All the children of Year 6 were happy and excited – all except Timothy Jones. He was miserable, as usual.”
Ellie B. Morris, Short and Tall

“When Earthling comes, a child of Man
He’ll carry moonlight in his hand
He will wish and he will grieve
But most of all he will believe
He must believe.
Only then will you be free
Oh fair enchanted Emmalie.”
Ellie B. Morris, Short and Tall

Mark Andrew Poe
“It is difficult to understand the journey of a hero,” the whisperer said.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Halloween Nightmares

Mark Andrew Poe
“Do you want me? I am yours.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Ending Easter

Mark Andrew Poe
“I don’t give up on people, even when they give up on me.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Ending Easter

Mark Andrew Poe
“We all know what we have to do what the inkling provokes us. We have to do the right thing. We have to make that extra push out of bed, or off the sofa. We must just do it.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Showdown on Nightingale Lane

Mark Andrew Poe
“I have learned it’s best to face down the trouble. Otherwise it will grow into a monster. We don’t have time for monsters.”
Mark Andrew Poe, Run Harry, Run

Jessica Speer
“If you’ve struggled in a friendship, you’re not alone. Most girls find that, sometimes, friendship feels like a roller coaster. One moment you’re climbing through fun and laughter; the next, you’re plunging into fear or frustration.”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“BFF, bestie, buddy—there are many ways to describe friends. But what really makes a “good” or “close” friend? And why do some friendships feel like a cozy robe, while others feel like a scary movie?”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“Friendships have different phases and change over time. All we can really control is ourselves. Be the type of friend you want to have!”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“The top of the Friendship Pyramid, Close Friends, is small and may only include one or two friends. That’s because close friends are harder to find, and these friendships usually take longer to develop. Don’t worry if you haven’t found any close friends yet; many girls may not have any until middle school or even later.”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“Everyone has certain qualities that they are drawn to in friends. Keep an eye out for friends that have the qualities you find important in friendship. And, of course, being a good friend is the best way to attract and keep friends too.”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“Big emotions—like anger, fear, and sadness—can be really uncomfortable. But even uncomfortable feelings are okay. In fact, all emotions are okay. It just takes practice to manage uncomfortable emotions so you can respond in a healthy way.”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“Navigating conflict is not easy. If you decide to speak with the person you are in conflict with, find a private time and place to talk. Be sure not to involve others in the conflict. Practice what you plan to say so you are calm and confident. Your goal is to speak your truth, take responsibility for your part, and treat others with dignity. This is no easy task, but an important skill to practice over time.”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“Friendship Truth #3: Friendships have different phases and change over time.”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“Friendship Truth #6: Everyone makes mistakes.”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Jessica Speer
“Friendship Truth #9: You choose which of your friendships to grow. Grow the healthy ones!”
Jessica Speer, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends): A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

Sherrill Joseph
“Show up for your friends.”
Sherrill Joseph

“Inspiring Readers one story at a time”
Mabel E. Singletary, Also Ran Series

Carroll Watson Rankin
“The smiling clerks at the various shops confused them a little at first by offering them new brands of breakfast foods with strange, oddly spelled names, but the girls explained patiently at each place that they were giving a dinner party, not a breakfast, and that they wanted nothing but the things on their list.”
Carroll Watson Rankin, Dandelion Cottage

Cindy Callaghan
“We need two things,” Caroline said. “Disguises, and to get those videos from the Tart Fart so that he can’t upload anything else to the Internet, or turn anything over to the police.”
Cindy Callaghan, Lost in London

Cindy Callaghan
“I don’t know. Let me think. Do I want pie? Am I even hungry? Oh, this is a hard decision. Maybe I should call the DUH, YES, I LOVE PIE ASSOCIATION.”
Cindy Callaghan, Lost in London

Cindy Callaghan
“The boat floated down the indoor river toward fog and screams. It got darker, and Ellie said, “I think I just tinkled.” Gordo, who was sitting next to her, said, “No, baby doll. I think that was me.”
Cindy Callaghan, Lost in London

Cindy Callaghan
“Josh, Topher, and Charlie walked in, each carrying a pizza box. The kitchen instantly filled with the smells of boys, sweat, and garlic.”
Cindy Callaghan, Lost in Paris

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