Knots in My Yo-Yo String: The Autobiography of a Kid
ISBN: 0679887911
EAN13: 9780679887911
Language: English
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ember
Book Overview
From first memories through high school, Newbery medalist Spinelli pens his early autobiography with all the warmth, humor, and drama of his bestselling fiction. Photos.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover 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.