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Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.

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  • ISBN: 9780374379933 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0374379939 (hbk.)
  • Description: 341 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux,

Available copies

  • 29 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 39 total copies.

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Content descriptions

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.
Awards Note: Newbery Medal, 2011.
Subject: Conduct of life > Juvenile fiction.
Old age > Juvenile fiction.
Behavior > Fiction.
Old age > Fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Pennsylvania > Fiction.