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Author: Jerry Spinelli
Publisher: New York : Joanna Cotler Books, [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Spinelli
ISBN: 0060001933 9780060001933 0060004835 9780060004835 0060540745 9780060540746 9780062014825 006201482X 1439547769 9781439547762 9781413115727 1413115721 9780756915575 0756915570
OCLC Number: 47996204
Awards: Charlie May Simon 2004/05 Award.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 650
Description: 218 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jerry Spinelli.
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Zinkoff is unlike other kids in school and so doesn't worry about coming in last place or always having the wrong answers, despite the teasing and comments he gets from those around him, in a tale  Read more...


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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-14) Good Permalink

     Even though his classmates from first grade on have considered him strange and a loser, Daniel Zinkoff's optimism and exuberance and the support of his loving family do not allow him to fell that way about himself.

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