"No," said Coraline.
The other mother sat on the sofa. Her mouth was set in a line, her lips were pursed. (6.93-94)
"And what is it you think you should be finding in this hide-and-go-seek game, Coraline Jones?"
Coraline hesitated. Then, "My parents," said Coraline. "And the souls of the children behind the mirror." (8.24-5)
If I'm going to do this, thought Coraline, I'm not going to do it in her clothes. (8.117)