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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
Member of
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
Awards note
Newbery Medal Winner, 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
adolescent
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19303804
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780374379933
Lccn
2010054009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19303804
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780374379933
Lccn
2010054009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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