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Harriet the Spy

Harriet the Spy   3 and a half out of 5 stars

       I  loved the book Harriet the Spy. A young girl named Harriet believes she is destined to be a famous author. She practices by spying on people secretly, daily and recording her finding. This all works out until her classmates find her spy journal and read what it says about them. I enjoyed the flow of this story.      

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Welcome to Rhino Reader's blog! You can tell how much I like reading by the fact that I named my dog Harry Potter.😘😍😻🐶 He is an adorable wizard/Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. I love to read juvenile fiction and young adult fiction. 
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