Posted in 2013-2014 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Hokey Pokey, by Jerry Spinelli

Hokey PokeySummary:  Ever since they were Snotsippers, Jack and the girl have fought, until one day she steals his bike and as he and the Amigos try to recover it, Jack realizes that he is growing up and must eventually leave the “goodlands and badlands of Hokey Pokey.”

Knopf

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One thought on “Hokey Pokey, by Jerry Spinelli

  1. Trust Spinelli on this one. Although it takes a lot of patience to understand what’s going on, the theme is the strongest part of this book, applicable to all of us who have gone through the transition following child’s play.

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