Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli

by Tracey Baptiste

Hardback Publication Date: 15/05/2009

  $49.50
With his first novel for young adults, ""Space Station Seventh Grade"", Jerry Spinelli established himself as a writer of stories that reflect the real concerns of adolescents accompanied by wit and humor. His books, including the Newbery-winning ""Maniac Magee"", cover the controversial topics of race relations, gender bias, and even the Holocaust. In ""Jerry Spinelli"", learn more about this popular author's journey as a writer, from his first published poem about sports to the bag of chicken bones that inspired his first published novel.
ISBN:
9780791095720
9780791095720
Category:
Educational: English literature
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
15-05-2009
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
128
Dimensions (mm):
235x165x13mm
Weight:
0.41kg
Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction for children including The Jumbie series, and The Totally Gross History of Ancient Egypt. She is also a contributor to the adult horror anthology Sycorax's Daughters. Ms. Baptiste volunteers with We Need Diverse Books, The Brown Bookshelf, and I Too Arts Collective. She teaches in Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program, and runs the editorial company Fairy Godauthor.

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