Knots in My Yo-Yo String: The Autobiography of a Kid (Paperback)

Jerry Spinelli

Published by Random House USA Inc, 1998
ISBN 10: 0679887911 / ISBN 13: 9780679887911
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Language: English . Brand New Book. A master of those embarrassing, gloppy, painful, and suddenly wonderfulthings that happen on the razor s edge between childhood and full-fledgedadolescence (The Washington Post), Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli has pennedhis early autobiography with all the warmth, humor, and drama of hisbest-selling fiction. From first memories through high school, including firstkiss, first punch, first trip to the principal s office, and first humiliatingsports experience, this is not merely an account of a highly unusual childhood.Rather, like Spinelli s fiction, its appeal lies in the accessibility anduniversality of his life. Entertaining and fast-paced, this is a highlyreadable memoir-- a must-have for Spinelli fans of all ages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli has penned his early autobiography with all the warmth, humor, and drama of his best-selling fiction.

"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), 

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.

From the Inside Flap: "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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Title: Knots in My Yo-Yo String: The Autobiography ...
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: New

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