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Essay | Jerry Spinelli

This student essay consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis of Jerry Spinelli.
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Jerry Spinelli

Summary: In his books intended specifically for young people, Jerry Spinelli focuses on kids trying to be themselves on not caring about what others think of them. Three of his 20 books -- Crash, Wringer, and Loser -- offer perfect examples of this theme through his characters' emotions. Spinelli's stories contribute greatly to helping young kids to be secure about themselves and to accept others for who they are.
A research paper on Jerry Spinelli's Themes

Zach Williams

Golden Elementary School

April 8, 2005

Table of Contents

Abstract 3

Thesis 4 Crash 4 Wringer 6 Loser 8 Conclusion 10

Biography 11

References 13

Abstract

This is a term paper regarding the life of Jerry Spinelli and his dedication to writing about children's literature. In this research, my thesis concerns the ideas of writing about kids not caring about others think of them, along with the idea of kids being themselves. A short biography is inserted in this paper to give precise details of how he became a writer and a further stance about the man's life. Through an analysis of the text and recent articles by various people, support is given to prove Jerry Spinelli's style of writing.

Thesis

In Jerry Spinelli's work he writes about kids trying to be themselves and not caring about what others think of them. Three perfect examples of this theme are...

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This section contains 2,762 words
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