Scholastic, Incorporated, 1992 - 218 頁
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 night, Zinkoff's differences show that any name can someday become "hero."
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And naturally , Gary Hobin will run the most important leg , the last leg — the anchor leg — and will propel the Purples to glory . But the coach has other ideas . “ Zinkoff runs anchor , ” he says to the seven gathered Purples .
By the time the second runner tags Hobin , they are five yards ahead . Hobin blasts out of his crouch and spins dust like a yellow tornado . True to his word , Hobin gives Zinkoff such a lead as has not been seen all day .
Hobin sneers . “ Coulda told ya . ” “ Was he froze ? ” says Bonce . Janski shrugs . “ What a wipeout , ” says Tuttle . “ Shoulda seen him Field Day in fourth grade , ” says Hobin . “ Yeah ? ” says Tuttle . “ Bad , huh ?
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Robinsonstef - LibraryThing
Loser by Jerry Spinelli focuses on Donald Zinkoff and his travels through school. We learn to love him and root for him; hoping things will go his way. Even when they don’t his kindness and positive ... 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - alaina.loescher - LibraryThing
I was absolutely enamored by the character of Donald Zinkoff. The only words that I can use to truly describe this kid are eclectic and passionate. I feel that far too many middle readers advocate for ... 閱讀評論全文