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Knots in My Yo-yo String

The Autobiography Of A Kid

By Jerry Spinelli

"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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ISBN

0679887911


Format: Book
Author: Spinelli, Jerry
Summary: This Italian-American Newbery Medalist presents a humorous account of his childhood and youth in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Title: Knots in my yo-yo string : the autobiography of a kid / by Jerry Spinelli.
Publisher Date: New York : Knopf, c1998.
Subject: Spinelli, Jerry -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature. Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Italian Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Norristown -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. Norristown (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0679887911 0679987916 (lib. bdg.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: B Spinelli
Oclc: 37426300
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Bib Id: 130766

Format: Book
Author: Spinelli, Jerry
Summary: This Italian-American Newbery Medalist presents a humorous account of his childhood and youth in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Title: Knots in my yo-yo string : the autobiography of a kid / by Jerry Spinelli.
Publisher, Date: New York : Knopf, c1998.
Description: 148 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Spinelli, Jerry -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Italian Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Norristown -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Norristown (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
LCCN: 97030827
ISBN: 0679887911
ISBN: 0679987916 (lib. bdg.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: B Spinelli