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The Resource Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos

Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos

Label
Dead end in Norvelt
Title
Dead end in Norvelt
Statement of responsibility
Jack Gantos
Creator
Subject
Genre
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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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
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
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10005081
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
920
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.G15334
LC item number
Dd 2011
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920
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
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True
Series statement
Norvelt books
Series volume
0001
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
341 p.
Isbn
9781250010230
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010054009
System control number
(OCoLC)692290969
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
341 p.
Isbn
9781250010230
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010054009
System control number
(OCoLC)692290969

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