With titles like Do the Funky Pickle, There’s A Girl in My Hammerlock, and Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush?, Jerry Spinelli has won the hearts of many young readers. His 1991 release Maniac Magee won the Newbery Medal, and his eighteenth book, Wringer, received a Newbery Honor. Jerry’s historical fiction novel Milkweed (Knopf), has been called “stunning” by Kirkus Reviews. His latest books include the novels Jake and Lily and Hokey Pokey, and a picture book, I Can Be Anything! Check out Jerry’s web site at www.jerryspinelli.com.