Wringer

By Spinelli, Jerry

Publishers Summary:
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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ISBN
978-0-06024-913-7
Publisher
New York : HarperCollins, c1997.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 1997

Gr 4-8 When Palmer LaRue turns nine, he becomes one of the guys. Now a member of a popular gang, with the cool nickname of Snots, life is looking very good, except for one thing. He is now only a year away from becoming a wringer, one of the 10-year-old boys who break the necks of wounded birds in the town's annual pigeon shoot. Unlike his pals who can't wait for that privilege, Palmer dreads it. To make matters worse, a stray pigeon shows up at his wind...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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