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Eggs

Format:  Paperback,

220 pages

Publisher: Little Brown & Co

Publish Date: Apr 2008

ISBN-13: 9780316166478

ISBN-10: 0316166472

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Eggs is a quirky and moving novel about two very complicated, damaged children. David has recently lost his mother to a freak accident, his salesman father is constantly on the road, and he is letting his anger out on his grandmother. Primrose lives with her unstable, childlike, fortuneteller mother, and the only evidence of the father she never knew is a framed picture. Despite their age difference (David is 9, Primrose is 13), they forge a tight yet tumultuous friendship, eventually helping each other deal with what is missing in their lives.

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Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Publish Date: Apr 2008
ISBN-13: 9780316166478
ISBN-10: 0316166472
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 220
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.46
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.0 x 7.25 x 0.75

About the author

Biography of Spinelli, Jerry

Jerry Spinelli was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on February 1, 1941. He received a bachelor's degree from Gettysburg College and a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University. He worked as an editor with Chilton from 1966 to 1989. He launched his career in children's literature with Space Station 7th Grade in 1982. His other works include Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush? (1984), Fourth Grade Rats (1991), Do the Funky Pickle (1992), Who Ran My Underwear up the Flagpole? (1992), and Picklemania (1993). In 1991, he won the Newbery Award and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Maniac Magee (1990). In 1998, his book Wringer was named a Newbery Honor book.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Book Award, 2008 - 2009 (United States)

Book description

Eggs is a quirky and moving novel about two very complicated, damaged children. David has recently lost his mother to a freak accident, his salesman father is constantly on the road, and he is letting his anger out on his grandmother. Primrose lives with her unstable, childlike, fortuneteller mother, and the only evidence of the father she never knew is a framed picture. Despite their age difference (David is 9, Primrose is 13), they forge a tight yet tumultuous friendship, eventually helping each other deal with what is missing in their lives.

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