SPINELLI, Jerry. American, b. 1941. Genres: Young adult fiction, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Chilton Company (magazine publishers), Radnor, PA, editor, 1966-89; writer. Publications: FOR YOUNG ADULTS. FICTION: Space Station Seventh Grade, 1982; Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush?, 1984; Night of the Whale, 1985; Jason and Marceline, 1986; Dump Days, 1988; The Bathwater Gang, 1990; Maniac Magee, 1990; Fourth Grade Rats, 1991; Report to the Principal's Office, 1991; There's a Girl in My Hammerlock, 1991; The Bathwater Gang Gets down to Business, 1992; Do the Funky Pickle, 1992; Who Ran My Underwear up the Flagpole?, 1992; Picklemania, 1993; Tooter Pepperday, 1995; Crash, 1996; The Library Card, 1997; Blue Ribbon Blues, 1997; Wringer, 1997; Knots in My Yo-Yo String, 1998; Stargirl, 2000; Loser, 2002. Contributor to books. Work represented in anthologies.