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Dead end in Norvelt

Gantos, Jack.

New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.

341 p. ; 22 cm.

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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ISBN:

978-0-374-37993-3 (hbk.)

ISBN:

978-0-374-37993-3 (hbk.)

Author:

Gantos, Jack.

Title:

Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.

Physical:

341 p. ; 22 cm.

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.

Awards Note:

Newbery Award, 2012.

Subject:

Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Old age--Juvenile fiction.

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