Music and Dramatic Play

  • Joanne Kilgour Dowdy


In the young adult novel What Happened to Lani Garver (2004), the young Lani explains to his new friend, Claire, that “when people realize you can see past their eyes and into their heads … they don’t take kindly to that,” since no one would like it much if someone “started looking inside your head at your hidden garbage” (p. 48). Lani explains to Claire that people like her who are “most afraid of their own thoughts spend half their lives with their arms crossed” and that she could do herself a great favor by finding a psychiatrist.


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