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Spinelli, Jerry

Overview
Works: 231 works in 1,445 publications in 18 languages and 83,544 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Bildungsromans  Sports fiction  Sports stories  Diaries  Novels  Historical fiction  Biography 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3569.P546, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Spinelli
Maniac Magee : a novel by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

102 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

99 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 5,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever
Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still moping months after being dumped by her Arizona boyfriend Leo, fifteen-year-old Stargirl, a home-schooled free spirit, writes "the world's longest letter" to Leo, describing her new life in Pennsylvania
Wringer by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

61 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 4,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Palmer comes of age, he must either accept the violence of being a wringer at his town's annual Pigeon Day or find the courage to oppose it
Eggs by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mourning the loss of his mother, nine-year-old David forms an unlikely friendship with independent, quirky thirteen-year-old Primrose, as the two help each other deal with what is missing in their lives
Milkweed : a novel by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

53 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Nazi-occupied Poland just before the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Spinelli's first historical novel tells a tale of heartbreak, hope, and survival though the eyes of a young orphan
Smiles to go by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 3,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Tuppence's life has always been ruled by science and common sense but in ninth grade, shaken up by the discovery that protons decay, he begins to see the entire world differently and gains new perspective on his relationships with his little sister and two closest friends
Loser by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

76 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: 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."
Crash by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

64 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh-grader John "Crash" Coogan has always been comfortable with his tough, aggressive behavior, until his relationship with an unusual Quaker boy and his grandfather's stroke make him consider the meaning of friendship and the importance of family
The library card by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of four young people in different circumstances are changed by their encounters with books. Four humorous, poignant stories about how books changed the lives of several youngsters
Fourth grade rats by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suds learns that his best friend is wrong. You don't have to be a tough guy, a "rat," to be a grown up fourth grader
There's a girl in my hammerlock by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Maisie joins her school's formerly all-male wrestling team and tries to last through the season, despite opposition from other students, her best friend, and her own teammates
Hokey Pokey by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since they were Snotsippers, Jack and the girl have fought, until one day she steals his bike and as he and the Amigos try to recover it, Jack realizes that he is growing up and must eventually leave the "goodlands and badlands of Hokey Pokey."
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli( Recording )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parents died and his life changed, so did his name. And Maniac Magee became a legend
Who put that hair in my toothbrush? by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sibling rivalry between twelve-year-old Megin and her older brother Greg intensifies after she ruins his science project and he retaliates by throwing her favorite hockey stick into the pond
Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jake and Lily are twins and have always felt the same--like two halves of one person--but the year they turn eleven and Jake begins hanging out with Bump Stubbins, everything changes"--
The warden's daughter by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with her warden father in an apartment above a 1950s prison, Cammie O'Reilly struggles to come to terms with the loss of her mother, who died saving her from harm when she was a baby, and interacts with some of the reformed inmates
I can be anything! by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy ponders the many possible jobs in his future, from paper-plane folder and puppy-dog holder to mixing-bowl licker and tin-can kicker
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli( Recording )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever
Third grade angels by Jerry Spinelli( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George 'Suds' Morton competes with his third-grade classmates to earn the first 'halo' of the year for good behavior, but being good turns out to be more stressful than he anticipated"--
 
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Maniac Magee : a novel
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Alternative Names
J SPINELLI

Jerry Spinelli American children's writer

Jerry Spinelli Amerikaans schrijver

Jerry Spinelli amerikansk författare

Jerry Spinelli amerikansk skribent

Jerry Spinelli amerykański pisarz

Jerry Spinelli écrivain américain

Jerry Spinelli escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

Jerry Spinelli escritor estadounidense

Jerry Spinelli scrittore statunitense

Jerry Spinelli US-amerikanischer Autor von Jugendbüchern und Romanen für junge Erwachsene

Sbīnīllī, Ǧīrrī 1941-

Sbīnīllī, Zhīrī

Sbīnīllī, Zhīrī 1941-

Shibinnili, Jieli.

Spinelli

Spinelli, Džerijs

Spīnīllī, Jīrī

Spīnīllī, Jīrī‏ 1941-

Supinerri, Jerī.

Джеррі Спінеллі

جری اسپینلی نویسنده آمریکایی

سبينيللي، چيري

스피넬리, 제리 1941-

ジェリー・スピネッリ

スピネッリ, ジェリー

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