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Loser - Jerry Spinelli
Loser
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Just like other kids, Zinkoff rides his bike, hopes for snow days, and wants to be like his dad when he grows up. But Zinkoff also raises his hand with all the wrong answers, trips over his own feet, and falls down with laughter over a word like "Jabip." Other kids have their own word to describe... show more
Just like other kids, Zinkoff rides his bike, hopes for snow days, and wants to be like his dad when he grows up. But Zinkoff also raises his hand with all the wrong answers, trips over his own feet, and falls down with laughter over a word like "Jabip." Other kids have their own word to describe him, but Zinkoff is too busy to hear it. He doesn't know he's not like everyone else. And one winter night, Zinkoff's differences show that any name can someday become "hero."
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060540746 (0060540745)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 218
Edition language: English
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bestwineforlast
bestwineforlast rated it
5.0 Loser
Even though this is geared toward young adult, I enjoyed this myself. Good, thought provoking read
Kwoomac
Kwoomac rated it
This is a really sweet story about a kid named Donald Zinkoff as he maneuvers his way through the years at school from kindergarten through the end of fifth grade. Zinkoff's parents raised him if not necessarily encouraging his eccentricities then at least tolerating them. This has resulted in Zinko...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Loser
The Cheap Reader
The Cheap Reader rated it
4.0 Loser
Ahhh much better. As you might know I wasn’t too impressed with the last Jerry Spinelli book I read. It wasn’t bad but it didn’t wow me either. I was able to enjoy Loser much more.Zinkoff is a kid we all knew in school. He’s a little weird, didn’t do that well in school, wasn’t good in sports, and d...
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