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A Sick Day for Amos McGee Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from A Sick Day for Amos McGee
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“It’s getting late, after all, we have a morning bus to catch.”
Philip Christian Stead
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee
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Amos McGee
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animals
bedtime
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“So Amos said goodnight to the elephant. And goodnight to the tortoise. And goodnight to the penguin. And goodnight to the rhinoceros. And goodnight to the owl, who- knowing that Amos was afraid of the dark- read a story aloud before turning out the light.”
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“The rhinoceros was ready with a handkerchief.”
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“The penguin sat quietly, keeping Amos’s feet warm.”
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“The elephant prepared a game of chess. Amos thought and thought before making a move. “
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“One day Amos awoke with the sniffles, and the sneezes, and the chills. He swung his achy legs out of bed, curled them back again and said, ‘Ugh. I don’t think I’ll be going to work today.’ ”
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“The tortoise hid inside his shell. Amos hid beneath the covers.”
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“Hooray! My good friends are here!”
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“Meanwhile at the zoo… the animals waited for their friend.”
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“He would play chess with the elephant (who though an though before make a move), run races with the tortoise (who never ever lost), sit quietly with the penguin (who was very shy), lend a handkerchief to the rhinoceros (who always had a runny nose), and, at sunset, read stories to the owl (who was afraid of the dark). ”

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