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Wringer by Jerry Spinelli

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social Issues - Peer Pressure,
  • Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance,
  • Social Issues - Violence,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9441155M
ISBN 10141770165X
ISBN 109781417701650

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May 01,  · Wringer was a very good book. It is about a boy named Palmer and his tenth birthday party that is coming up. I think Jerry Spinelli did a great job on the book and I hope he keeps on making more for the rest of his life. They are very interesting and I will read them all. This book /5. For as long as Palmer LaRue can remember, he has dreaded the day he will turn ten and must take his place beside the other ten-year-old boys in town and become a wringer, a tradition passed down from father to cyrusofficial.com Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli comes a gripping tale of how one boy learns how to overcome his cyrusofficial.comy Award Winner. May 01,  · 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.". Aug 18,  · Reminiscent of Shirley Jackson's The Lottery, WRINGER is a mesmerizing morality tale about a gruesome town-unifying event and a boy who cannot make sense of it. The dread is pervasive from the first page, the casual cruelty of almost everyone around Palmer -- adult and child -- is frightening, and the rush of events sweeps the reader along just as it does Palmer.5/5.

Wringer, by Jerry Spinelli, is a novel about Palmer LaRue, a boy living in the small town of Waymer, where the annual festival known as Family Fest is held. The big event at Family Fest is a pigeon shoot. Five thousand pigeons are shot each year for fundraising. The . Winger () is a young adult fiction novel written by American author Andrew Smith. Set in the prestigious boarding school, Pine Mountain, Oregon, the story follows fourteen-year-old Ryan Dean West as he recounts past events that he has experienced in his journey of cyrusofficial.com: Andrew Smith. Winger is one of the best books out there and I am not even sugar-coating or exaggerating things. It is that kind of book that will crack you up and tear you up all at the same time. It was pure and unadulterated reading experience. It was well thought of, perfectly executed and was able to deliver. The book was very well-written/5. Wringer. by Jerry Spinelli. Novel. pages. Grades Find this book: Amazon Teacher's Guide. In this town the killing of the pigeons has become a yearly event in which the whole community participates.

The novel Wringer is a novel written by the American writer Jerry Spinelli and published in Just like other previous books written by Spinelli, Wringer is a young adult novel that focuses on pre-adolescent characters and the struggles they have to face. Wringer is Palmer LaRue, a young boy who will be experiencing many trying experiences as the novel unfolds. Think back on some of your favorite characters from past novels you have read or movies you’ve seen. What do you think makes for an especially interesting protagonist? The novel has a most interesting title – Wringer. Sep 21,  · Newbery Medal-winning author Jerry Spinelli tells a story of peer pressure so foul, so horrifying, that Wringer should be shelved along with Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War. Nine-year-old Palmer dreads his upcoming 10th birthday/5(). Aug 16,  · Newbery Honor Book * ALA Notable Children's Book "Deeply felt. Presents a moral question with great care and sensitivity." —The New York Times"A spellbindi Skip to content. Wringer. by Jerry Spinelli. On Sale: 08/16/ Read a Sample Read a Sample Read a Sample Read a Sample Read a Sample Enlarge Book Cover.