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A Biography of Writer Jerry Spinelli

Summary: A biography of children's book writer Jerry Spinelli and an overview of some of his works.
Biography

Jerry Spinelli was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania in 1941. For all his life he wanted to be a cowboy, and then he decided to be a shortstop for the New York Yankees. But one day in high school when the football team won a very close game, everybody was outside celebrating. But instead, he went to his house and wrote a poem about the game. A few days later the poem was published in the newspaper, and then Jerry Spinelli decided that he wanted to be a writer.

Over the next twenty-five years, Jerry Spinelli wrote four novels that never got published. Then his fifth novel called "Space Station Seventh Grade" became published as a children's book. Form then on he wanted to be a children's writer, instead of an adult writer.

The next book he wrote was a book called "Maniac Magee" which...

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