"You'll tell Dad he never lifts a finger to help next," I say.
"We will not allow you to meet with boys, will we, Tom?"
"You're still a child, Katie," says Dad.
I count the worry lines on his forehead, one, two, and three, and so I lie. "I don't meet with boys," I say, then I ask if I can please have another fruit scone.
Reprinted from Cover the Butter by Carrie Kabak, pages 1-13, with permission from Dutton, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 20054 by Carrie Kabak. All rights reserved. This excerpt, or any parts thereof, may not be reproduced without permission.
Members read and review books ahead
of publication. See what they think
in First Impressions!
Visitors can view a lot of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only
The longest journey of any person is the journey inward
Click Here to find out who said this, as well as discovering other famous literary quotes!
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Books thatinspire you.Handpicked.
Books you'll stay up all night reading; books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, books that will expand your mind and inspire you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.