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Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.

Gantos, Jack. (Author).
Book Book (2012.)
Description: 341 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.
28 of 32 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
2 of 2 copies available at Salem.
0 current holds with 32 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Salem Children's Newbery Collection j GANTOS - NEWBERY SHELF/2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Children's Fiction j GANTOS (Text to Phone) Available -

  • Awards: Newbery Medal, 2011.
    • ISBN: 9780374379933 (hbk.)
    • ISBN: 0374379939 (hbk.)
    • Edition: 1st ed.
    General Note: Winner of the Newbery Award for 2012.
    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.

    Citation:

    Gantos, Jack. "Dead end in Norvelt." New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.

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