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Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos

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Dead end in Norvelt
Title
Dead end in Norvelt
Statement of responsibility
Jack Gantos
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Language
eng
Summary
In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses
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Title
Dead end in Norvelt
Creator
Summary
In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses
Subject
Member of
Genre
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Library Journal Best Books 2011
  • Newbery Medal, 2012.
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2012.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10005081
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.G15334
LC item number
Dd 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
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http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Norvelt books
Series volume
0001
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Jack Gantos
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos

Library Locations

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