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Wringer not all birthdays are welcome (original 1997; edition 1997)

by Jerry Spinelli (Author)

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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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Title:Wringer not all birthdays are welcome
Authors:Jerry Spinelli (Author)
Info:Scholastic (1997), Edition: 2nd Edition, 228 pages
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Not for me. Just didn't connect with it and I got bored.
  akbooks | Sep 12, 2019 |
This book has an important message for kids and adults alike... It's more admirable to stand up for what's right.... EVEN IN YOU STAND ALONE. Surround yourself with people who have good core values and don't worry about everyone else! ( )
  mpettit7974 | Dec 21, 2017 |
Not all birthdays are welcome. In Palmer LaRue's hometown of Waymer, turning ten is the biggest event of a boy's life. It marks the day when a boy is ready to take his place as a wringer at the annual Family Fest. It's an honor and a tradition
  jhawn | Jul 31, 2017 |
This was my first summer read. While it had a great message, I struggled with the whole idea of wringing the necks of pigeons with enjoyment. ( )
  MrsLevitt | Jun 22, 2016 |
I love Spinelli's keen empathy for his complex characters. Not many authors can effectively explore the inner lives of boys. Gary Paulsen and Louis Sachar do very well but in some ways Spinelli is the most sophisticated, with the most wide-ranging and consistently stellar output. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
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Jerry Spinelliprimary authorall editionscalculated
Cetta, AlCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Heller, JohnnyReadersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Nielsen, CliffCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Steinhöfel, AndreasTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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