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Owl Moon Quotes

11 of the best book quotes from Owl Moon
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“He looked up, as if searching the stars, as if reading a map up there. The moon made his face into a silver mask.”
Jane Yolen
author
Owl Moon
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Pa
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reading
stars
moon
face
searching
map
little girl
masks
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“It was late one winter night, long past my bedtime, when Pa and I went owling. There was no wind. The trees stood still as giant statues. And the moon was so bright the sky seemed to shine.”
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“I listened and looked so hard that my ears hurt and my eyes got cloudy with the cold.”
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“When you go owling you don’t need words or warm or anything but hope.”
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“It was late one winter night, long past my bedtime, when Pa and I went owling. There was no wind. The trees stood still as giant statues. And the moon was so bright the sky seemed to shine.”
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“All of a sudden, an owl shadow, part of the big tree shadow, lifted off and flew right over us.”
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“I didn’t ask what kind of things hide behind black trees in the middle of the night. When you go owling you have to be brave.”
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“Our feet crunched over the crisp snow and little gray footprints followed. Pa made a long shadow, but mine was short and round. I had to run after him every now and then to keep up and my short, round shadow bumped after me.”
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“The moon was high above us. It seemed to fit exactly over the center of the clearing and the snow below it was whiter than milk in a cereal bowl.”
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“I knew then that I could talk, I could even laugh out loud. But I was a shadow as we walked home.”
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“If you want to go owling you have to be quiet, that’s what Pa always says. I’ve been waiting to go owling with Pa for a long, long time.”
Pa
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