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Knots in My Yo-Yo String

Written by Jerry SpinelliAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jerry Spinelli


· Knopf Books for Young Readers
· eBook · Ages 9-12 years
· January 21, 2009 · $9.99 · 978-0-307-48685-1 (0-307-48685-0)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

"A master of those embarrassing, gloppy, painful, and suddenly wonderful things that happen on the razor's edge between childhood and full-fledged adolescence" (The Washington Post),  Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli has penned his early autobiography with all the warmth, humor, and drama of his best-selling fiction. From first memories through high school, including first kiss, first punch, first trip to the principal's office, and first humiliating sports experience, this is not merely an account of a highly unusual childhood. Rather, like Spinelli's fiction, its appeal lies in the  accessibility and universality of his life. Entertaining and fast-paced, this is a highly readable memoir-- a must-have for Spinelli fans of all ages.  


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