W. Ross Macdonald School Library
Spinelli, Jerry.

Wringer / Jerry Spinelli. - New York ; Toronto : Scholastic Inc., 1998, c1997. - 228 p. ; 20 cm.

"First Scholastic printing, September 1998"--T.p. verso. "This Scholastic edition is only available for distribution throught the school market"--P. [4] of cover. [Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 1997]

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.

Guided reading: U Grade level: 5.5 Lexile: 690L DRA: 50

Newbery Honor book.

0590037102 9780590037105 0064405788 (pbk.) : 9780064405782 (pbk.)

Pigeons--Juvenile fiction.
Violence--Juvenile fiction.
Courage--Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons--Juvenile fiction.

PZ7.S75663 / W74 1998 PZ7.S75663 / Wr 1998