Wringer is based on the Newberry Honor book by Jerry Spinelli about Palmer LaRue, a nine year old boy that must learn to stand up for what he believes no matter the cost. In Palmer LaRue’s hometown, turning ten is the biggest event of a boy’s life. It’s been you become a Wringer. But for Palmer, his tenth birthday is something to dread. When a visitor appears on his windowsill, Palmer knows that this is a sign that he must learn how to stop being afraid and stand up for what he believes in.