Wringer Questions and Answers

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Until this year, six-year-old Palmer has been a somewhat reluctant participant in the town's Pigeon Day festivities. Not yet old enough to put the birds “out of their misery” himself, Palmer spends...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2019, 5:09 am (UTC)

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Dorothy is described as not being particularly pretty, and a little different, and thanks to this she endures constant harassment from her classmates and other children in the neighborhood. She...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2010, 10:28 pm (UTC)

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Palmer faced one major obstacle in his struggle to stand up for what he believed was right: loss of respect. Not only would he lose the respect of his father, who was a one-time winner of the much...

Latest answer posted September 8, 2015, 12:48 pm (UTC)

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As with many things in our society, wringing began with necessity and became a sport. The idea of wringing a pigeon’s neck is repulsive to many people. Having a celebration and contest to shoot...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2012, 6:04 pm (UTC)

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It's winter, and the walk to school has been turned into one long snowball fight. When Beans spots Dorothy coming, he and the other boys get ready to stage an "enemy ambush" against her. Sure...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2019, 6:44 am (UTC)

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The novel begins during the summer holidays and the day of Palmer's birthday. Palmer has found a new group of friends—Henry, Beans, and Mutto—and hopes he can impress them with his "new black and...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2021, 11:24 am (UTC)

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