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coming home Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about coming home
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“A light was on in the kitchen. His mother sat at the kitchen table, as still as a statue. Her hands were clasped together, and she stared fixatedly at a small stain on the tablecloth. Gregor remembered seeing her that way so many nights after his dad had disappeared. He didn’t know what to say. He didn’t want to scare her or shock her or ever give her any more pain. So, he stepped into the light of the kitchen and said the one thing he knew she wanted to hear most in the world. ‘Hey, Mom. We’re home.‘”
Suzanne Collins
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Gregor the Overlander
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Gregor
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memories
sorrow
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“But when Eleanor walked in the house, it was like her siblings didn’t recognize her.”
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“It must have been a very long time since Esperanza and Estevan had been in a place where they looked just like everybody else, including cops. The relief showed in their bodies. I believe they actually grew taller. And Turtle fit right in too; this was her original home. I was the odd woman out.”
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“I have to think that I think it’s always been a horse race between this administration’s temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they’re coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren’t conservative. These guys are radicals.”
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“The next thing she knew she was trying to hug a jumping, panting, wriggling Jack, who lapped her face and hands with his warm wet tongue.”
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“So they had to take Ferdinand home.”
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Where have they gone and will they be coming home again? When Griffin starts school and meets Princess Layla the answers to his questions gently start to unfold.
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One day Bridget comes home to discover some moose sitting outside her building, and she decides to try them out as brothers.
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“Lyle moved back to the house on East 88th Street that very night.”
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“And the baby owls closed their eyes and wished their Owl Mother would come. AND SHE CAME.”
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“Soft and silent, she swooped through the trees to Sarah and Percy and Bill.”
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“From where she was across-river, she could look away to these hills. She might even be able to see M.C.‘s needle of a pole. No, not likely. But maybe a sparkle, maybe a piercing flash in the corner of her eye. She would have to smile and come on home. Jones sighed contentedly.”
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“Sounder might come home again. But you must learn to lose, child. The Lord teaches the old to lose. The young don’t know how to learn it. Some people is born to keep. Some is born to lose. We was born to lose, I reckon….”
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″‘Tonight,’ he reflected wryly, ‘I’d give him the whole bed! I’d even sleep in the basket myself-if only he would come back!‘”
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“Lassie’s come home.”

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