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Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.

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Author/Creator:
Gantos, Jack.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • 341 p. ; 21 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:
Newbery Medal winner, 2012
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2012
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780374379933
0374379939

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