Jerry Spinelli was born on February 1, 1941.
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 started.
Jerry's first book is about funny and realistic characters
Yes, Jerry Spinelli is still alive
his brothers name was bill(: