As per our current Database, Jerry Spinelli is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Jerry Spinelli is 79 years, 6 months and 11 days old. Jerry Spinelli will celebrate 80rd birthday on a Monday 1st of February 2021. Below we countdown to Jerry Spinelli upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Jerry Spinelli|
|Occupation||Young Adult Author|
|Age||79 years old|
|Born||February 1, 1941 (Norristown, PA)|
Jerry Spinelli’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Jerry Spinelli was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Award-winning author of young adult novels whose best known works include Wringer, Stargirl, and Maniac Magee. His first children's book, Space Station Seventh Grade, was published in the early 1980s.
He attended Gettysburg College and Johns Hopkins University. He subsequently worked as an Editor for a department store publication and held a number of other odd jobs that allowed him to pursue a writing career in his spare time.
He received a 1991 Newbery Medal for his most famous work, Maniac Magee.
He married fellow children's book author, Eileen Mesi, in 1977. The couple went on to have six children and more than twenty grandchildren.
He is a fan of author Madeline Lengle.