The Long Secret

The Long Secret

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Random House, Inc.
Harriet the Spy refuses to become ruffled when an unidentified person starts leaving disturbing notes all over the quiet little beach town of Water Mill. She’s determined to discover the author of the notes. And she drags her friend, mousy Beth Ellen, into all kinds of odd and embarrassing situations in her efforts to reveal the culprit. Observing in her own special, caustic way with her ever-present notebook, Harriet the Spy is on the case. But will she be ready to face the truth when she finds it?

Praise for Harriet the Spy® and Her Friends
Harriet the Spy®

“Harriet is . . . wholly relatable whether you’re eleven or several times that age.”—
Harriet Spies Again
By Louise Fitzhugh and Helen Ericson
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Novel

“Ericson has perfectly captured the voice and pacing of Fitzhugh’s original novel in a seamless rendering of a fresh, enjoyable story for today’s readers.” —School Library Journal

Harriet the Spy, Double Agent
By Louise Fitzhugh and Maya Gold

“Harriet the Spy is back, and Gold does a credible job of maintaining the special character and her crusty charm.” —Booklist

The Long Secret

[STAR] “Written with subtlety, compassion, and [Louise Fitzhugh’s] remarkable ability to see inside the minds of children.” —School Library Journal, Starred

[STAR] “A worthy successor to Harriet the Spy—and that is high tribute.” —Booklist, Starred

From the Hardcover edition.

Baker & Taylor
When she begins receiving strange and disturbing notes from a stranger, Harriet the Spy, with the help of her friend Beth Ellen, set out to find out who is behind the dirty deed and why. Reprint.

& Taylor

While at the beach for the summer, Harriet tries to uncover the author of mysterious religious notes that appear all over town and which make her ponder her own beliefs, and Beth Ellen meets the mother she last saw when she was four years old.

Publisher: New York : Dell Pub., 2002, c1965
Edition: Classic ed
ISBN: 9780440418191
Characteristics: 277 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm


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Sep 10, 2016

Please hold this at the kensington location thanks!

Oct 05, 2013

A great coming-of-age story. I loved Harriet the Spy as a kid but I loved this book even more--its glimpses into the world of adults were so intriguing.

Mark_Daly Aug 06, 2013

A shout-out for this oft-neglected sequel to Harriet the Spy, plenty disturbing in its own right.

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