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Jerry Spinelli

Autor de Stargirl

59+ Obras 50,462 Miembros 1,282 Reseñas 50 Preferidas

Sobre El Autor

Jerry Spinelli was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on February 1, 1941. He received a bachelor's degree from Gettysburg College and a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University. He worked as an editor with Chilton from 1966 to 1989. He launched his career in children's literature with Space mostrar más Station 7th Grade in 1982. He has written over 30 books including The Bathwater Gang, Picklemania, Stargirl, Milkweed, and Mama Seeton's Whistle. In 1991, he won the Newbery Award for Maniac Magee. In 1998, Wringer was named a Newbery Honor book. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras de Jerry Spinelli

Stargirl (2000) 10,354 copias
Maniac Magee (1990) 9,143 copias
Loser (2003) 3,837 copias
Wringer (1997) 3,500 copias
Misha (1994) 2,960 copias
Crash (1996) 2,459 copias
Love, Stargirl (2007) 2,376 copias
Fourth Grade Rats (1991) 2,198 copias
The Library Card (1997) 2,145 copias
Eggs (2007) 1,547 copias
Smiles to Go (2008) 1,356 copias
Knots in My Yo-Yo String (1998) 1,132 copias
Third Grade Angels (2012) 945 copias
Do the Funky Pickle (1992) 595 copias
Jake and Lily (2012) 514 copias
Picklemania! (1993) 358 copias
Hokey Pokey (2013) 348 copias
Space Station Seventh Grade (1982) 321 copias
The Warden's Daughter (2017) 301 copias
I Can Be Anything! (2010) 279 copias
Tooter Pepperday (1995) 144 copias
Jason and Marceline (1986) 138 copias
Dump Days (1988) 97 copias
The Bathwater Gang (1990) 90 copias
Stargirl Journal (2007) 88 copias
Blue Ribbon Blues (1998) 80 copias
Dead Wednesday (2021) 68 copias
My Daddy and Me (2003) 58 copias
Mama Seeton's Whistle (2015) 47 copias
School Daze Collection (1993) 21 copias
The Mighty Crashman (2002) 18 copias
My Fourth of July (2019) 15 copias
Jerry Spinelli Collection (2004) 10 copias
Night of the Whale (1985) 7 copias
Particelle atomiche (2022) 2 copias
Mongoose [novelette] — Autor — 1 copia

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YA boy coming of age from 80's or 90's en Name that Book (noviembre 2011)


Stargirl. She's as magical as the desert sky. As strange as her pet rat. As mysterious as the own name, Ande she captures leo Borlock's heart with just one smile.
but when the students of Mica High turn on Stargirl for everything that makes her different, Leo urges her to become the vey thing that can destroy her: normal. In a celebration of nonconformity, Newberry Medalist Jerry Spinelli weaves a tense, emotional tale about the perils of popularity - and the inspiration of first love.
Daniel464 | 373 reseñas más. | Sep 27, 2021 |
Milkweed is the story of a poor Polish orphan at the beginning of World War II. The main character, Misha Pilsudski, has always wanted to be a Nazi soldier. All he thought it was were the fancy, shiny boots and the long warm coats. When he meets a fellow Jew, Janina, she tells him of all the horrors the Nazis are doing. Nevertheless, Misha still wants to be warm, fed, and comfortable. After the Nazis come and move all Jews into the ghettos Misha realizes just how awful they are. Since Misha and Janina are poor they have to steal food, water, firewood, and clothes sometimes just to get by. One day when Misha and Janina were going on their daily routine of stealing, Janina's father warns them to run away and never come back. Janina is intent on going back to see her father but she is captured on the streets by a train while Misha was able to escape. Misha goes to America where he can finally be safe. He marries a woman named Vivan but she is upsetted by his strange ways and leaves him. The book ends with him planting milkweeds in his garden, safe and sound.
This book was definitely one of my favorites. I love books about World War II and I think this is probably my second favorite book about the topic. Milkweed is a good book to read when you just want to read. It's interesting and keeps you reading. I finished this book in I think a day because I was just so intrigued. I would recommend this book to anyone. Probably from 5th grade would be a good level to read a book like this. I think everyone would love Milkweed.
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EmelineR.G1 | 81 reseñas más. | Mar 24, 2020 |
Hay un nuevo estudiante en el escuela Mica y ella es tanto diferente que ella esta cambiando a todos.
La historia toma lugar en Mica, Arizona en el presente entonces los estudiantes tienen los actitudes de estudiantes en escuela secundaria en este tiempo.
Los personajes (en orden de la importancia) Leo, Stargirl, Kevin y Hillari. Al inicio Leo esta muy interesado con Stargirl y ello eventualmente muestra sus sentimientos verdaderos cuando Hillari odio a ella. Kevin solo es el mejor amigo de Leo. Al inicio todos (excepto a Hillari) le gustan a Stargirl pero cuando ella hace algo que los otros no le gustan se rechazan y rehuyen a ella.… (más)
HavanaIRC | 373 reseñas más. | Aug 11, 2016 |



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