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Jerry Spinelli

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Jerry Spinelli received the Newbery Medal for Maniac Magee and a Newbery Honor for Wringer. His other books include Smiles to Go, Loser, Space Station Seventh Grade, Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush?, Dump Days, and Stargirl. His novels are recognized for their humor and poignancy, and his characters and situations are often drawn from his real-life experience as a father of six children. Jerry lives with his wife, Eileen, also a writer, in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
    28th March 2013

    My Daddy and Me

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    3rd July 2014

    Jake and Lily

    For almost as long as they can remember, Jake and Lily have shared a "special sense". But their bond seems to be weakeni... More

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    4th January 2007

    Stargirl

    She's as magical as the desert sky. As mysterious as her own name. Nobody knows who she is or where she's from. But ever... More

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    24th January 2008

    Love, Stargirl

    By award-winning author Jerry Spinelli, the story of Stargirl continues...In the form of letters to Leo, written over th... More

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    31st March 1997

    Crash

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    1st July 1995

    Tooter Pepperday

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    30th April 2015

    Mama Seeton's Whistle

    Without even thinking about it, Mama Seeton puckered her lips and whistled. It was not a loud whistle. ... More

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    20th February 2013

    Hokey Pokey

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    1st October 2009

    Smiles to Go

    Ninth grader Will Tuppence is in control. He plans everything obsessively, from the perfect stargazing night with his c... More

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