Everything you need to understand or teach Wringer by Jerry Spinelli.
Wringer is about peer pressure. Palmer LaRue dreads his upcoming tenth birthday.
In his town, Family Fest is a yearly fundraiser that ends with an annual pigeon shoot, when entrants gun down five thousand live pigeons. Ten-year-old boys are "wringers."
It is their task to break the necks of wounded pigeons. Palmer is horrified by the event but convinces himself for several years that the pigeons are better off. He and his friend, Dorothy Gruzik...
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