“That’s not so.” Ramona was indignant. “I never get away with anything.”
After a thoughtful moment, Mrs. Quimy spoke. “So am I tired of being sensible all the time.”
Both sisters were surprised, Ramona most of all. Mothers were supposed to be sensible. That was what mothers were for.
Beverly Cleary is simply fabulous.
And the haircut story in this book had me laughing out loud all over again. “….Beezus did not look like an ice skater on television. She looked like an unhappy seventh grade girl with forty-year-old hair.”