In the Waiting Room Youth Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
The waiting room was full
of grown-up people. (7-8)
Here Elizabeth makes a distinction between herself and the other people in the waiting room. They're "grown-ups"; she's definitely not one of them.
and while I waited I read
the National Geographic
(I could read) (13-15)
Elizabeth sounds like a smarty-pants here. She's not even seven years old and she can already read a magazine for adults. She seems pretty proud of this.