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Wringer
by Jerry Spinelli




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Newbery Honor Book * ALA Notable Children's Book

Deeply felt. Presents a moral question with great care and sensitivity. --The New York Times

A spellbinding story about rites of passage. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A realistic story with the intensity of a fable. --The Horn Book (starred review)

Thought-provoking. --School Library Journal (starred review)

In Palmer LaRue's hometown of Waymer, turning ten is the biggest event of a boy's life. But for Palmer, his tenth birthday is not something to look forward to, but something to dread. Then one day, a visitor appears on his windowsill, and Palmer knows that this, more than anything else, is a sign that his time is up. Somehow, he must learn how to stop being afraid and stand up for what he believes in.

Wringer is a powerful tour de force from Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli.

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Overview

Newbery Honor Book * ALA Notable Children's Book

Deeply felt. Presents a moral question with great care and sensitivity. --The New York Times

A spellbinding story about rites of passage. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A realistic story with the intensity of a fable. --The Horn Book (starred review)

Thought-provoking. --School Library Journal (starred review)

In Palmer LaRue's hometown of Waymer, turning ten is the biggest event of a boy's life. But for Palmer, his tenth birthday is not something to look forward to, but something to dread. Then one day, a visitor appears on his windowsill, and Palmer knows that this, more than anything else, is a sign that his time is up. Somehow, he must learn how to stop being afraid and stand up for what he believes in.

Wringer is a powerful tour de force from Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780060249137
  • ISBN-10: 0060249137
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: August 1997
  • Page Count: 240
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 7.81 x 5.46 x 0.89 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds


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