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Jerry Spinelli

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This book looks at the life and work of writer Jerry Spinelli. From his first book for young adults, 'Space Station Seventh Grade', he established himself as a writer of stories which reflect the real concerns of adolescents. His books have coverd the controversial topics of race relations, gender bias and the Holocaust.
Hardcover, 124 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Chelsea House Publications (first published 2007)
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From Thompson-Gale: "Something About the Author"
I have always loved books. My favorite, was an oversized complete Grimm's Fairy Tales with beautiful illustrations, which I lost when my family moved to the United States. I was fascinated by the stories of the tailor who went up against a giant, and clever Hans, who wasn't so clever as well as the more traditional princess stories. When I was about
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