- ISBN: 9780307486851 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2009.
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|Summary, etc.:|| "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. From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 7
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
6 ATOS Level
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3390 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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|Subject:||Young Adult Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.