Written by Jerry Spinelli, Audiobook narrated by Johnny Heller. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this book free when you sign up for a 30-day Trial.
Jerry Spinelli was born in Pennsylvania and raised his family there. He read about pigeon shoots happening 100 miles from where he lived and asked himself what would happen if one boy didn’t want to be a wringer? He used that idea as the structure of the book. In answer to the question of how he wanted the reader to respond to the story, he.
Wringer By Jerry Spinelli Conflicts Theme Don't be pressured to the wrong thing. 1) Palmer has to choose to be one of the guys or be the real Palmer. 2) Palmer is pressured by Beans, Mutto, and Henry to bully his neighbor, Dorthy. 3) The boys find out that Palmer has a pigeon and.
Jerry Spinelli skillfully blends in bits of comic relief, like Palmer anxiously pacing back and forth as Nipper mimics and struts behind. This has the effect of making Nipper so charming, in a pigeon sort of way, that the reader is as frightened for him as Palmer is.
Recommendation I would recommend this book to students in 7th- 8th grade who like to read about young people who try to fit in and stand up for what is right. Questions to Consider 1. What is the theme? The theme of this book is perseverance because Palmer stuck to what he.
Dear, Mr. Spinelli Hi! My name is Sayantika Sarkar. I go to school at Iselin Middle School. For my summer reading project I had to read the book Smiles to Go, it was phenomenal. Smiles to Go just states that life cannot be planned; you have to wait and see. .. Read more.
Wringer. by Jerry Spinelli. Novel. 256 pages. Grades 5-8. Find this book: Amazon Teacher's Guide. In this town the killing of the pigeons has become a yearly event in which the whole community participates.
Jerry Spinelli's Milkweed has received tremendous critical acclaim.Milkweed is the winner of the Golden Kite Award for fiction, the Carolyn W. Field Award, and the ALA Best Books for Young Adults.