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Wringer

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IL: MG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
690L
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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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ISBN:
9780064405782
9780060249137
9780060739485
9780060592820
9780060249144
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.5, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
690L
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Full title wringer
Author spinelli jerry
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-15 12:28:45PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 00:46:50AM

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subject_facet Courage -- Fiction, Courage -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honor book -- 1998, Newbery Medal, Pigeons -- Fiction, Pigeons -- Juvenile fiction, Violence -- Juvenile fiction, Violence. -- Fiction
title_display Wringer
title_full Wringer / Jerry Spinelli
title_short Wringer
topic_facet Courage, Newbery Honor book, Newbery Medal, Pigeons, Violence