Jerry Spinelli

by Seidman, David, 1958-

Format: Print Book 2004
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport - Duquesne Biography J B SPINELLI
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport - Duquesne
Collection  Biography
Call Number  J B SPINELLI
As the beloved author of so many young readers' favorites, and the winner of the coveted Newbery Medal and the Horn Book Award for Maniac Magee, the life and works of Jerry Spinelli will fascinate young readers. This fast-paced biography discusses beloved favorites such as Space Station Seventh Grade, Knots in My Yo-Yo String, and Report to the Principal's Office, providing excerpts from Spinelli's writing as it traces common themes in his body work. This book offers details on his life while discussing some of the challenges of writing for young readers.
The downward slide
Writing and rejection
The upward struggle
Fame from a maniac
Knots and beyond
How he does it.

Additional Information
Series Library of author biographies.
Subjects Spinelli, Jerry -- Juvenile literature.
Spinelli, Jerry.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's stories -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American.
Publisher New York :Rosen Central,2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-97) and index.
ISBN 0823940160
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