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Jerry Spinelli

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Jerry Spinelli is an author of fiction for young adults. He has written books such as Maniac Magee and Stargirl.

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I am because I've failed but I already did tried my best :))
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The main idea is that a milkweed can grow in any harsh time. Like in the story "Milkweed" were it about Jews in the ghetto, theirs only one green thing in the ghetto. And that was a milkweed plant.
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If you think that Jerry Spinelli is dead, then you are not smart. Anyways, the answer is no. Jerry Spinelli is still pretty much alive. However, I do not know if he has any sickness..... :)
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he is a prime minister so prime ministers don't really got free time actually 1 site said he enjoyed drinking
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No, Jerry Spinelli is currently alive and living in the United States.
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US novelist Jerry Spinelli is 76 years old (birthdate: February 1, 1941).
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he didnt die.. heis still alive
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Maniac Magee, since he thinks that it explains quite alot of things that occured during his childhood
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No it is Yellow
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Donald ZinkoffAndrew "Drew" OrwellPollyClaudiaHector BinnsMr. and Mrs. ZinkoffNobodyGary HobinOh Mailman LadyThe Waiting ManMr. YalowitzMiss MeeksMrs. BiswellThe Furnace Monster
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Jerry Spinelli was born on February 1, 1941.
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Space Station Seventh Grade was his first published work, but he wrote four books for adults before that work; they remain unpublished to this day.
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A poem Jerry Spinelli has written is "Goal to Go" when he was 16. He was at home when there was a football game going on at school and he wrote this poem. He showed it to his dad,which he submitted to the local paper. It was in the paper the next week and the town loved it. This is how his career st…
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LOSER This story is about a boy named Donald Zinkoff and his family Polly Zinkoff , (His little sister)and Mr. and Mrs. Zinkoff(his parents)Donald is a very outgoing and energetic kind of kid;he doesn't care what people think about him until one day he realizes that sometimes what people think of hi…
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Jerry Spinelli was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States.
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He won a Newbery Award for Maniac Magee and Newbury Honor for Wringer.
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Louis Anthony and lorna Mae spinelli
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Ben, Sean, Molly, and Jeff that's only 4!
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Holidays burg pe 2/1/1941
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yes he was a short stop for little league
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Jerrys parents names were Louis Anthony and Lorna Mae Spinelli. hahha they had the same names :)They did not have the same namesTheir Names are Louis Anthony Spinelli and Lorna Mae Biegler. Louis has passed on. (1909-2000)The answer above is correct
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Jerry Spinelli composed his first poem at the age of 16. After his father published the poem in the local paper, Jerry decided to become a writer. It took 25 years before his first book was published! Jerry worked as a writer and editor for a department store magazine while writing fiction in his s…
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Jerry Spinelli was born on February 1, 1941 in Pennsylvania, to parents Louis Anthony Spinelli and Lorna Mae Bigler Spinelli. His parents met in 1933 at a dance. Louis came from an Italian background, while Lorna Mae was Pennsylvania Dutch.
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In wayne, PA
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Jerry Spinelli is an author who has written 23 books, including Eggs, Milkweed, Stargirl, Love Stargirl, and The Library Card. Jerry Spinelli has a website called Jerry Spinelli Intro. He did not like to write or read even until the age of 16 when he wrote and published his first poem "Goal to Go" a…
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i think he likes kids because he writes all about KIDS! So the answer is yes!
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Jerry Spinelli is a well known author of books for adolescents. He is currently working on a new book and lives with his wife Eileen in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
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His style is using lots of descriptive language and figurative language.
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Loser is about a boy named Zinkoff and everyone thinks that he is a loser but he is actually a great boy.
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No he wasn't
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currently, he lives in Wayne Pennsylvania(as of 3-22-09)In Wayne, PA
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Jerry Spinelli has seven children. Four boys named, Kevin, Jeffrey, Sean, and Ben. He also had three daughters named, Barbara, Lana, and Molly.
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jerry spinelli's life as a child was as regular as any other child he grew up in pennslvania wanted to grow up and become a cowboy or baseball player went to college at Gettysburg and johns Hopkins university. Jeryy Spinelli obviously in his childhood went to the zoo all the time to see the buffalo…
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Books live Stargirl and Milkweed are classed as for teenagers or young adults.
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He first wanted to be a major league baseball player. He first wrote a poem when he was sixteen about a high school football game win. Then he became interested in writing.
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Yes. The website is called Jerry Spinelli.com
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Jerry Spinelli has written 24 books.
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Jerry Spinelli has written about 50 books and he is still writing.
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his first book was go sex your mother how bout them apples
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He used to have a pet rat and a chinchilla named Chichi, but both have passed away.
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All i know is he has 6 children Their names are Kevin, Molly, Jeff, Ben, and Sean.
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Havertown, PA
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Jerry Spinelli is an American author of children's books. His first novel was Space Station Seventh Grade, which was published in 1982.
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yes about 3 times
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Jerry Spinelli had 1 brother and 1 sister and was the youngest one.
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i think but don't know pennyslvanie
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Yes, Jerry Spinelli is still alive
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Now there are 24. There was Maniac Magee, Stargirl, Love Stargirl, Wringer, Eggs (#24), Milkweed, Loser, Knots in my Yo-Yo String, Crash, Library Card, Jason and Marceline, There's a Girl in my Hammerlock, Who Put that Hair in my Toothbrush, Space Station Seventh Grade, Picklemania, Who Ran my Under…
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local library or school library.
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yes has a 16 grandchildren and 6 children and 1 brither and 1 sister he was the youngest
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The genre of the book 'Eggs' is realistic fiction.
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he had won his football game and the next 2 days he wrote a poem about it
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Milkweed is a story of a young boy without an identity living in Poland, during the time that the Nazi's were in power. The boy is narrarating his experiences.
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Jerry Spinelli has written 35 books.
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He is living with his wife and signing books.
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I don't know really and if I did I already forgot... :o. I am surprised I don't know if he has a wife,not saying I'm a know it all just that he is one of my favorite authors...;).
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His children's names are Kevin, Jeff, Ben, Sean and Molly
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he writes where he feels corfatle
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While it is difficult to know for sure what direct influences Spinelli has had on people in his life, we can tell that he has made a great broader impact on his dedicated readers, schoolteachers, and the field of middle grade fiction.  
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The house and the school
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When he was 16 his poem about a football game got published in the newspaper.
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Because he wants to be
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He has a brother named Bill.
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The book "Loser" is a great book recommended for kids aged nine through twelve. I had a hard time figuring out what the setting was for a while too, but then i got it. The setting is the elementary school that Donald Zinkoff goes to.
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I think "Eggs" is a good book because my friend rated it with 5 stars!
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it was the only living plant in the ghetto so it was surviving. this showed that the people ( like Misha) in milkweed survived.
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On the cover in the book CRASH by Jerry Spinelli Crash is in it. That picture was when Crash was a little baby.
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perkiomen township, Montgomery county, PA
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The jackboots (the Nazis) are the antagonist.
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the setting of Milkweed is in a town called Warsaw, Poland in 1939. It is during World War 2 when the holocaust was occurring.
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stargirl leo hillary barney senor saguaro wayne archie dori kevin
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There's a lot of problems, but I would say World War II itself is main problem here, as it is the source of most conflicts in the book.
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The Climax Of the Book Loser was When Zinkoff Started looking for Claudia The little Girl who gave him his lucky bubble gum which represents a lucky stone charm. :)
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his childhood and his memories
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even if your world shatters into pieces, there's always that one person remaining to help you and know more about
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Well in his life he had many problems and good things.the straight string is his life and the knots are the problems _____________oooo__________oooo___oooo__________oooo
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brave, naive, forgetful, and friendly
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Primrose, David, Grandmother(Margaret), Madame Dufee, Refrigerator John, and David's father.The very main characters are Primrose and David
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The theme for Loser is to Never Give Up. Like when Donald Zinkoff raises his hand with all the wrong answers, but he still raises his hand not giving up.
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zinkoff is the main character. his full name is Donald zinkoff.
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he is a writer
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jerry spilelli does have a dog named sanchez and a cat named butter rum
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Eileen Spinelli
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no
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his favorite thing to do is spend time wityh his children/grandchildren nd free write and do it well and good
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choose a true frend or bullying and friendship.
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I am not sure what the Conflict is But i am Pretty Sure the resolution Is The part right after the snowstorm.
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Kevin, Jeff, Ben, Sean, Michelle, and Molly are Jerry Spinelli's kids names. so to answer your answer your question, yes.
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Warsaw, Poland, during WWII. (You know what the ovens are, right...?)
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