"Harriet the Spy": In Harriet, we have another writer. Not interested in the activities and hobbies of more typical kids, the completely atypical Harriet is interested in one thing only: people. She busies herself by spying on others and writing her observations about them, and life, in her ever-present notebook. Harriet is curious, smart, and brutally truthful. When her peers get their hands on her notebook and read everything she's written about them, Harriet has to deal with the backlash…

Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh. Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up in the wrong hands.