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Wringer

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Spinelli, Jerry

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HarperCollins Children's Books

Categories:

Award Winning

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9-12, 13+

Summary: Palmer LaRue is running out of birthdays. For as long as he can remember, he's dreaded the day he turns 10 - the day he'll take his place beside all the other ten-year-old boys in town, the day he'll be a wringer. But Palmer doesn't want to be a wringer. It's one of the first things he learned about himself and it's one of the biggest things he has to hide. In Palmer's town being a wringer is an honor, a tradition passed down from father to son. Palmer can't stop himself from being a wringer just like he can't stop himself from growing one year older, just like he can't stand up to a whole town - right? Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli's most powerful novel yet is a gripping tale of how one boy learns how not to be afraid.

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