Harriet the Spy

Written and Illustrated by Louise Fitzhugh

The story of Harriet Welsch, a budding writer who lives in New York, spies on her neighbors and classmates, and then writes what she sees in her notebook. Her nanny, Catherine, or “Ole Golly,” supports Harriet. She is devastated when Ole Golly leaves. Harriet’s troubles are compounded when her classmates steal her notebook, but things work out in the end

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
320
Publisher
Harper and Row
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9780440416791
Lexile 760
Themes