Knots In My Yo-Yo String

The autobiography of a kid( Jerry Spinelli )

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1. Jerry threw a rock at his friends head and his friend got hurt- cause and effect-so

2. Through the book you can see Jerry grow up( by reading)-sequence or time order-(1941),1936,1969.

Jerry Spinelli

We all know him as the Jerry Spinelli the famous writer but did you know he didn't even want to be a writer when he was little; he always hated writing! He always wanted to be a baseball star, that dream never became a reality after he began to write and he started a new dream that dream finally ,after years, became a reality.

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By Kyra Batchelder