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Author Jerry Spinelli: Cowboy Boots to Baseball Bat to Pens

Like most kids, Author Jerry Spinelli had big dreams. As a little kid, he dreamed of being a cowboy, walking to school in his boots and then serenading his classmates with a rendition of “I’ve Got the Spurs that Jingle Jangle Jingle.” Dreams of being a cowboy turned into ones of being a major league baseball star. But in high school, when his curve ball didn’t cut it, he transferred his passions from baseball to writing, trading in his bat for a pen. His first book

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