aileen.sarabia789, June 11, 2010 (view all comments by aileen.sarabia789)
Eggs by Jerry Spinelli is a touching friendship story. David is a boy that lives with his grandmother and Primrose is a girl that lives with her fortune teller mother. These two different kids find a way to connect with their two non similar lives and grow interdependent with each other. They sneak out at night and search people's trash to find valuable item for them to sell in the flea market. Explore the pages of this book, as David and Primrose build their friendship and become as strong as ever.
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Eggs is a quirky and moving novel about two very complicated, damaged children. David has recently lost his mother to a freak accident, his salesman father is constantly on the road, and he is letting his anger out on his grandmother. Primrose lives with her unstable, childlike, fortuneteller mother, and the only evidence of the father she never knew is a framed picture. Despite their age difference (David is 9, Primrose is 13), they forge a tight yet tumultuous friendship, eventually helping each other deal with what is missing in their lives.
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