A very old thread but I thought I would revive it since I very much like the idea.
Unfortunately I'm not at home right now so don't have a lot of books with me...but here's a bit I actually have saved on my computer, though I'm not sure it makes much sense if you don't know the book. I think it stayed in my mind because it's the moment when the two main characters, who are essentially dichotomies, finally unite. There's something else about it though- it's a pretty short children's lit sort of book, but I've read it over and over. Kate DiCamillo has magic in her characters.He took a breath. He opened his mouth and let the words fall out. "I know where there's a tiger."
Sistine stood in the drizzly rain and stared at him, her eyes black and fierce.
She didn't say "A real one?"
She didn't say "Are you crazy?"
She didn't say "You're a big old liar."
She said one word: "Where?"
And Rob knew then that he had picked the right person to tell.
-The Tiger Rising, Kate DiCamillo