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

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Product Details

Price
$10.99
Publisher
Ember
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
5.54 X 8.23 X 0.36 inches | 0.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780679887911

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About the Author

JERRY SPINELLI is the author of many novels for young readers, including Dead Wednesday, The Warden's Daughter; Stargirl; Love, Stargirl; Milkweed; Crash; Wringer; and Maniac Magee, winner of the Newbery Medal; along with Knots in My Yo-Yo String, the autobiography of his childhood. A graduate of Gettysburg College, he lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, poet and author Eileen Spinelli.

Reviews

"Brilliant." --Chicago Tribune

"[A] warm, deeply personal memoir. Readers will know that a regular kid can remember all the important stuff when he grows up."--Booklist

"As Spinelli effortlessly spins the story of an ordinary Pennsylvania boy, he also documents the evolution of an exceptional author."--Publishers Weekly, Starred

"[A] richly rewarding autobiography."--The Horn Book