The House of Dies Drear
by Virginia Hamilton
The House of Dies Drear Quotes
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The Home Quotes
Thomas was thirteen years old today and never in his life had he been so far from home. (1.13)
Memory and the Past Quotes
Great-grandmother had turned and, not looking back, slowly walked to her house. At the steps she held up her arm in a wave. Thomas hadn't needed to say anything. Within that wave was everything bet...
Of the one hundred thousand slaves who fled from the South to Canada between 1810 and 1850, forty thousand of them had passed through Ohio. (1.68)
That was a good dream. Good and scary, he thought. (1.12)
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Selah. Freedom. (2.20)
He recalled the day was Sunday and jumped up to get dressed. (9.5)
The Supernatural Quotes
"Papa says you will do […] but I don't say it. We are going anyway." […] "Carolina is for you. Stay back" (1.5).
He could see well enough out the window and what he saw made everything inside him grow quiet for the first time in weeks. It was more than he could have dreamed. (3.5)