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Spinelli, Jerry
Knots in my yo-yo string : the autobiography of a kid / by Jerry Spinelli
Alternate Title Autobiography of a kid
1st Ember ed
New York : Ember, 2011
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPN2.Spin4K5 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Spinelli, Jerry -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subject Norristown (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Italian Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Norristown -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Italian Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 148 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
Note Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, c1998
Summary This Italian-American Newbery Medalist presents a humorous account of his childhood and youth in Norristown, Pennsylvania
Contents Johnson Highway -- East End -- West End -- War -- Lash La Rue -- Ashes in the grass -- Never the monkey -- Shortstop -- Good boy -- George Street -- Mrs. Seeton's whistle -- Night -- A family thing -- Big brother -- Sixteen things I wished I could do -- A swooner in sneakers -- A little stiff from swimming -- Staying in the lines -- Dr. Winters' finger -- God and Garfield Shainline -- Girls -- When I was king -- Johnson Highway -- Fargo, North Dakota

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