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Irene Hunt

  • Autumn was blithely indifferent to the tumult in the land that year. Color splashed through the woods as if it had been thrown about by some madcap wastrel who spilled out, during the weeks of one brief autumn, beauty enough to last for years.

  • No matter how hard times are, people still want music.

  • I don’t know if anyone ever 'wins' a war.

  • Children are not created fully equipped with such values as courage, compassion, integrity, and insights into the motives and needs of themselves and of others.

    • Irene Hunt,
    • "Books and the Learning Process," Newbery medal speech ()

Irene Hunt, U.S. writer

(1907 - 2001)