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Ut the thing never moved It merely waited Waited for him to come to it 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 traditionBut for Palmer his tenth birthday is not something to look forward to but something to dre.

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Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º When Jerry Spinelli was a kid he wanted to grow up to be either a cowboy or a baseball player Lucky for us he became a writer insteadHe grew up in rural Pennsylvania and went to college at Gettysburg College and Johns Hopkins University He has published than books and has six children and grandchildrenJerry Spinelli began writing when he was — not much older than the hero of his.

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  1. Lars Guthrie Lars Guthrie says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBIMaybe my third time for this one and I've upped my opinion a bit I had previously found Spinelli's premise a little unrealistic giving him the opportunity to make some possibly overbearing moral points Palmer LaRue dreads his upcoming tenth birthday He wants to fit in with a small gang of rude boys who bully the girl who is his neighbor and erstwhile friend On his next birthday he will become a 'wringer' one of the boys who snaps the necks of wounded birds at Waymer Pennsylvania's annual Pigeon Day shoot Surely I thought nothing like pigeon shoots has happened in recent years Spinelli must have conflated and inflated in order to condemn However it really happened For 66 years Hegins Pennsylvania obviously the model for Spinelli's fictional Waymer held a Labor Day p


  2. Ja Ja says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBIThis book was uniue and captivating It's definitely intended for younger kids but it's still good all the same Similar to another of Jerry Spinelli's books Stargirl it tells young readers that they don't have to give in to peer pressure If they don't feel something is right they need to voice their opinion This i


  3. Amber Gordon Amber Gordon says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBI“Wringer” is a Newberry Honor contemporary fiction novel that would be appropriate for students in upper elementary or middle school This novel is about the struggles that a young boy Palmer faces when he does not agree with an annual event that is held in his town Palmer lives in a town that has a Pigeon Day to raise money for the community’s park Participants in Pigeon Day have the opportunity to shoot pigeons as they are released in groups of five The “wringers” are ten year old boys who must run onto the field and wring the necks of the birds that were only stunned not killed when they were shot out of the sky He and his friends cause trouble among the town and torment a neighbor girl of Palmer’s named Dorothy When a pigeon knocks on his window outside his bedroom Palmer begins feeding the bird and letting it into his room each night The only person that Palmer believes he can confide in his friend Doroth


  4. Noriko Noriko says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBIThis is definitely one of the most powerful emotionally charged books I've ever read in my entire life I'm not even exaggerating I'm all dead serious this book kept me on tenterhooks with its potent writing which packs such an incredible strong punch and various emotio


  5. Linda Lipko Linda Lipko says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBIThis 1998 Newbery honor book is powerful poignant and hauntingly beautiful This is a remarkable story of peer and social pressure the courage to sort through the uagmire of self doubt until the mud clears and what remains is a crystal clear reflection of self acceptanceSensitive animal loving nine year old Palmer LaRue passionately dreads the arrival of his tenth birthday The rite of passage in his small town is to become a wringer a wringer of the necks of pigeons still alive after being shot at by the local townsmen The annual pigeon day is a huge event and Palmer has a decision to make should he become a man or should he stand alone and say noWanting desperately to belong Palmer abandons his long term friendship of a neighborhood girl and initially finds a sense of belonging by becoming a member of the in crowd of male bullies where the rite of acceptance is a birthday brutal punch in the arm for every year Like a medal of honor Palmer


  6. Luisa Knight Luisa Knight says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBICleanlinessChildren's Bad WordsMild Obscenities Substitutions 5 Incidents dumb shut up stupid phooeyName Calling 13 Incidents dumb stupid hoodlums Fishface all throughout book Sissymiss Girlbaby pooperReligious Profanities 1 Incident GeeAttitudesDisobedience 11 Incidents A boy is a sneak and a troublemaker but a boy befriends him even though his mother doesn’t like it A group of boys pick on a girl calling her Fishface throughout the entire book The main character out of a desire to be part of the “gang” picks on her too but stops towards the end of the book Prevalent A boy lies to get out of doing things Prevalent A boy thinks of what his mother told


  7. Peacegal Peacegal says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBIDespite the fact that it rarely shows up on humane education lists if I could suggest only one book promoting humane values it would be Wringer Obviously inspired by the infamous Hegins Pigeon Shoot Spinelli weaves the story of a young boy who faces an incredible dilemma will he follow the path of his peers and become a “wringer” of the necks of injured birds at his town’s annual pigeon shoot or will he stay true to his values and the wayward pigeon he’s adopted as a petThe book is told from the perspective of Palmer a boy who has just turned ten—a milestone he has been dreading That’s the age when all boys in his town are expected to begin participating in the pigeon shooting event by dispatching wounded birds The neighborhood crew of adolescent boys—who can best be described as Palmer’s “frenemies


  8. Kaion Kaion says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBIOne thing that Jerry Spinelli really seems to capture well about children—their experience of a larger than life world The ecstasy of a snow day The stinging annoyance of a neighbor being called a 'friend The blunt hungry yearning for acceptance In Maniac Magee this hyper reality took the form of the mythic In Wringer it's visceral our protagonist's dread of turning ten 'In his dreams he looks down to find his hands around the neck of the pigeon It feels silky The pigeon's eye is like a polished shirt button The pigeon's eye is orange with a smaller black button in the center It looks up at him It does not blink It seems as if the bird is about to speak but it does not Only the voices speak 'Wring it' ' In Palmer's town on the last day of Family Fest thousands of pigeons are released from cages as live targets in a sharp shooting contest At ten he


  9. Joy Joy says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBI1998 Newbery Honor BookI wasn't really sure what this book would be about by the cover It looked a bit like a horror novel The inside jacket cover description was even vague It sounded and like it would be scary Fortunately it wasn'tThe main ch


  10. Dimitri Dimitri says:

    Paperback ¶ Wringer MOBI º wringer download, Wringer MOBIRead only once in my youth the whole idea of wringing a pigeon's neck as a rite of passage was so far removed from my world that it horrified me


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