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Keller, John. "Jerry Spinelli." Horn Book 67 (July-August 1991): 433-436.

This discussion of Spinelli's becoming a full-time writer and a writer of fiction for young adults does not mention Jason and Marceline, but its discussion of Space Station Seventh Grade casts some light on the sequel.

Review. Publishers Weekly (November 28, 1986): 78. This favorable review calls Spinelli's young adult characters "fresh and funny, sometimes crude, sometimes poignant, and always very real."

Spinelli, Jerry. "Newbery Medal Acceptance." Horn Book 67 (July-August 1991): 426-432. Spinelli reviews in general terms his career as a writer for young adults and the sources of his ideas for his works.

T[wichell], E[thel] R. Review. Horn Book 63 (March-April 1987): 217.

This favorable review calls Jason and Marceline "the equally funny and often earthy sequel to Space Station Seventh Grade."

Unsworth, Robert. Review. School Library Journal 33,6 (February 1987): 95. Unsworth warns that the novel may offend some adults, but young adults "will love...

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