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Jerry Spinelli

  • Bethany Beach Books 99 Garfield Pkwy Bethany Beach, DE, 19930 United States (map)
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Meet Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli, author of My Fourth of July on Sunday, June 30th at 7:00pm!


Pre-order your copy of

My Fourth of July here!


My Fourth of July
A responsible little boy who’s eager to do his part wakes up joyful and ready to celebrate his favorite day of all. But there’s a lot of work to do—pies to be baked, deviled eggs to be filled—and the boy has lots of jobs to complete before he can enjoy the fun…the world’s best picnic! Face painting! A band concert!

And then, after what seems like the longest wait ever…he can kick back and enjoy the fireworks with the rest of the country.


This delicious and spirited book celebrates small town America and is full of nostalgia for times gone by, yet absolutely of the moment.


About Jerry

Jerry Spinelli is a Newbery Medal winning author of many children’s books. Among his best-known titles are Maniac Magee (Newbery Medal), Stargirl, Milkweed, and Wringer (Newbery Honor). His most recent title The Warden’s Daughter was published in 2017 and received a starred review from Kirkus. Jerry lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, poet and author Eileen Spinelli.


Earlier Event: June 29
Elin Hilderbrand
Later Event: July 1
Laura Little