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Dead end in Norvelt

Author: Jack Gantos
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.
Series: Fountas and Pinnell leveled book
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Downloadable e-Books
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gantos, Jack.
Dead end in Norvelt.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011
(DLC) 2010054009
(OCoLC)692290969
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Gantos
ISBN: 9781429962506 142996250X
OCLC Number: 829058556
Awards: Newbery Medal Award, 2012
Description: 1 online resource (341 pages)
Series Title: Fountas and Pinnell leveled book
Responsibility: Jack Gantos.

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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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