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17 of the best book quotes about different
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“What happened was: they became a team, a family of two. There had been times before they ran away when they had acted like a team, but those were very different from feeling like a team. […] You might call it caring. You could even call it love. And it is very rarely, indeed, that it happens to two people at the same time—especially a brother and a sister who had always spent more time with activities than they had with each other. ”
E.L. Konigsburg
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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
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Claudia Kinkaid
Jamie Kinkaid
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love
siblings
caring
running away
a team
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“It’d probably work out. No good worrying too much. But it would be strange actually having a boy living indoors. He got on well with most of the black kids at school, but having one at home all the time would be bound to be a bit different.”
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“I didn’t say differently, I said different. I want to go back different. I, Claudia Kinkaid, want to be different when I go back. Like being a heroine is being different.”
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“Erica could scarcely remember the last time she had been at Calstead, and on that occasion they had arrived in the car. The countryside looked very different from the top of a bus; there was more of it, for a start, and it seemed rather flat after the hills of Norwich.”
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″ ‘That’s a good lunch,’ said Albert. ‘I think it’s nice that there are all different kinds of lunches and breakfasts and dinners and snacks. I think eating is nice.’ ”
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″ ‘Well’, said Frances, ‘there are many different things to eat and they taste many different ways. But when I have bread and jam I always know what I am getting, and I am always pleased.’ ”
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″...a bug, a balloon, a bed, a bike. No shapes are ever quite alike.”
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“quite different; for you see I mean to do something grand. I don’t know what, yet; but when I’m grown up I shall find out.”
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“Whatever it was in the swamp, it was something different. Tricky... wild... not solid and dull like a grown-up stranger. More like another boy... He was a bit frightened, but he almost wanted to go back.”
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She notices that his Spanish is different from hers, and asks if he is from “the other side.”
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“Spelling is a curious thing... it’s so often different from what you expect it to be. I used to think ‘please’ was spelled p-l-e-e-s, but it isn’t, you know; and you’d think ‘dear’ was spelled d-e-r-e, if you didn’t inquire. Sometimes it almost discourages you.”
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“My mother was right, I thought. They had their place and we had ours. He did not really like me, or he would have taken me along. He was different.”
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Bill finds is so strange being a girl and everything is so different. He spends his day being forced to keep his dress clean but eventually it gets ruined.
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“They were all red. Only one of them was as black as a mussel shell. He swam faster than his brothers and sisters. His name was Swimmy.”
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“And now they’ve got to change their minds about the world. It’s different from what they’ve learned. It’s a world where humans take the first place. Human beings master them. They have to obey. Humans are the most important of all. But they’ll soon learn.”
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“We made it a law here that every family shall go to a different restaurant every night of the month, around the village square in rotation. In this way no family of Krakatoa has to work more than once every twenty days, and every family is assured a great variety of food.”
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“Cats use a different kind of knowledge. I only try to teach Manners and Cooperation, which means courtesy and getting on with one another.”

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