|Title:||Wringer (Summer Reading Edition)|
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|ePUB size:||1105 kb|
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|Category:||Literature and Fiction|
|Publisher:||HarperTrophy; First Paperback Edition edition (May 24, 2005)|
It marks the day that he is ready to take his place as a wringer at the annual family fest, Pigeon Day. It's an honour and a tradition. But even though he would rather stay nine for the rest of his life than become a wringer, Palmer can't stop himself from getting older. Then an unwanted visitor arrives on his windowsill, and Palmer knows that it is a sign. Somehow, he must find a way to break tradition.
Wringer by Jerry Spinelli - book cover, description, publication history.
Title: Wringer (Jerry Spinelli). Quick summary: This book is about a young boy, Palmer, who tries being like the other boys in his town, a wringer. He has always feared turning 10 because unlike everyone his age, he does not want to be a wringer. Palmer does what he can to fit in and becomes a person he does not know. He gains the courage he needs to stand up for what he knows is right and what makes him the happiest. Possible Reading Assignments: (8 days) 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: Opening News Article. Palmer still had a month until summer vacation. He realized that by getting into trouble he could avoid being seen by Nipper, and grew more popular with the boys. The last thing he did was tickle his teacher, he had to stay after school for the whole last week.
Wringer by Jerry Spinelli 265 pages realistic fiction. This book is about a boy named Palmer Who has a love for pigeons. On his 10th birthday he became friends with three kids named beans Mutto and Henry. These kids are the normal kids there because they hate pigeons. In his town they have a family fest that has kids having fun with there kids doing fun things and then on the last day there is a day where they shoot and wring pigeons in the neck. Before I even started reading this book I had the question what is a wringer. Throughout the book, I found myself asking many questions which, like any good book, were answered and didn't leave me confused. The vocabulary in the book was simple, but the Wringer had a good message. The book was interesting because it is not what I would usually read.
Wringer is a powerful tour de force from Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere. Wringer - Jerry Spinelli.
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.
Jerry Spinelli (b. February 1, 1941, Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a noted children's author, specializing on novels written for and about early adolesence. Among his books are Milkweed, Space Station Seventh Grade, Maniac Magee (winner of the 1991 Newbery Medal), Wringer (1998 Newbery Honor book), and Stargirl. Spinelli first decided he wanted to become a writer at the age of 16, when his high school football team won a big game. He wrote a poem about this, and the next day the poem was published in the local newspaper.
I have been enjoying reading your posts about the book "Crash". Mrs. Hyde and I (your 5th grade teachers) are looking forward to doing some further exploration of this book within the first weeks of school. A graduate of Gettysburg College, JERRY SPINELLI went to win the Newberry Medal for Maniac Magee, the sixth of his more than fifteen acclaimed books for young readers. They include Milkweed; Stargirl; Love, Stargirl; Wringer; Knots in My Yo-yo String: The Autobiography of a Kid; Hokey Pokey; and My Daddy and Me. Growing up, Jerry Spinelli played no fewer than five different sports-from football and track to basketball.
If they struggle with more than a few words on the page, it is probably too difficult, but the book would still be a great book to read aloud to your child. Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech, Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, Holes by Louis Sachar, Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli, Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park, Wringer by Jerry Spinelli. Mystery and Adventure. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi (Challeng