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Eggs - Jerry Spinelli
Eggs
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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... show more
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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780316166478 (0316166472)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
4.0 Eggs
I wasn't sure what I was going to think about this book. My wife didn't like it that much, and the main characters weren't very likable. But this was the same guy who wrote Stargirl, so it was hard for me to quit reading. I felt like if I stuck with it, the payout would be pretty good. Sure enou...
TeaPartyPrincess
TeaPartyPrincess rated it
2.0 Eggs
Not as good as the other books, unfortunately.
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it
Story follows 9 year old David as he adjusts to life without his mother who has recently passed away. He and his father move from Minnesota to Pennsylvania. There David befriends Primrose, a 13 year old girl who has her own mother issues. Together they learn to overcome their grief and sadness. A we...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
3.0 Eggs
Okay. Not one of Spinelli's best.
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