Wringer

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
690L
Fountas & Pinnell:
U
Description

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:
9780060249144
9780060592820
9780064405782
9780061757525
9780060249137
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.5, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
690L
Fountas & Pinnell:
U
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Grouping Title wringer
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-18 04:46:54AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-18 04:52:32AM

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display_description As Palmer comes of age, he must either accept the violence of being a wringer at his town's annual Pigeon Day or find the courage to oppose it. As Palmer comes of age, he must either accept the violence of being a wringer at his town's annual Pigeon Day or find the courage to oppose it
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subject_facet Courage -- Fiction, Courage -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honor, Newbery Honor (1998), Pigeons -- Fiction, Pigeons -- Juvenile fiction, Violence -- Fiction, Violence -- Juvenile fiction
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title_short Wringer
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