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Eileen Spinelli

I, Jerry Spinelli, am writing this myself without help from my wife and fellow author, Eileen, because I need to do some bragging about her. It was her idea that led to our first book together: Today I Will. She remembered reading daily devotionals, and it occurred to her that young readers might like a day-by-day book based on literature.
  
  There's a page in Today I Will for every day in the year—that’s 366 pages/days, including leap year. Each page starts with a quote from children's or young adult literature. Then comes a commentary on the quote, followed by a resolution—that is... Read More

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Another Day as Emily
Written by Eileen Spinelli, Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Yearling | Trade Paperback | May 12, 2015
$6.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-449-80989-1 (0-449-80989-7)

"Taut, fast-paced, economical, devoid of sham, Spinelli’s book echoes Dickinson’s own deceptive simplicity."--The New York Times Book Review

Eleven-year-old Suzy just can't win. Her brother is a local hero for calling 911 after seeing their elderly neighbor collapse, and only her best friend was able to win a role in the play... Read more






Another Day as Emily
Written by Eileen Spinelli, Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | May 2014
$12.99/14.99(Canada) | 978-0-449-80987-7 (0-449-80987-0)

"Taut, fast-paced, economical, devoid of sham, Spinelli’s book echoes Dickinson’s own deceptive simplicity."--The New York Times Book Review

Eleven-year-old Suzy just can't win. Her brother is a local hero for calling 911 after seeing their elderly neighbor collapse, and only her best friend was able to win a role in the play... Read more






Cold Snap
Written by Eileen Spinelli, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | October 2012
$17.99/20.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-85700-3 (0-375-85700-1)

It's snowy cold in the town of Toby Mills. The thermometer is sinking toward zero, and the icicle hanging from the nose of General Toby's statue is growing closer to the ground. The newspaper headline reads "COLD SNAP!" The people of the town are losing hope—and the feeling in their toes—until... Read more






The Dancing Pancake
Written by Eileen Spinelli, Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Yearling | Trade Paperback | May 2011
$6.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-85348-7 (0-375-85348-0)

DELICIOUS PANCAKES!!
FREE!!
ALL YOU CAN EAT!!
COME TO OUR
NEW GRAND OPENING!
 
The grand opening of the Dancing Pancake isn't the only new thing in Bindi's life: new friends, a new apartment, maybe even a cute new crush? But there are other changes, like her dad's move to a new city, that have left Bindi... Read more






Summerhouse Time
Written by Eileen Spinelli, Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Yearling | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-42224-2 (0-440-42224-8)

Every year a rented pink cottage full of family, swapping stories, and riding waves mean Summerhouse Time for Sophie. Best of all is sharing a room with her favorite cousin and laughing and trading secrets like two happy peas in a cousin pod. Sophie can't wait! But when she asks the... Read more






Summerhouse Time
Written by Eileen Spinelli, Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | May 2007
$12.99/16.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84061-6 (0-375-84061-3)

Every year a rented pink cottage full of family, swapping stories, and riding waves mean Summerhouse Time for Sophie. Best of all is sharing a room with her favorite cousin and laughing and trading secrets like two happy peas in a cousin pod. Sophie can't wait! But when she asks the... Read more





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