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Dead end in Norvelt /

by Gantos, Jack.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 341 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780374379933; 0374379939.Subject(s): Behavior -- Juvenile fiction | Old age -- Juvenile fiction | Boys -- Juvenile fiction | Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Older women -- Juvenile fiction | Newbery Medal | Accelerated Reader | Donated by Laubach, Susan | In Honor of Valone-Stebbins, Julie | Norvelt (Pa.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | Historical fiction | Autobiographical fictionAwards: Newbery Medal Winner - 2012Summary: 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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General Collection General Collection NEWBERRY - CHILDREN'S SHELVES NEWBERY FICTION GANTOS, J. (Browse shelf) Dead Checked out 11/15/2014
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General Collection General Collection NEWBERRY - CHILDREN'S SHELVES NEWBERY FICTION GANTOS, J. (Browse shelf) Dead Checked out 11/15/2014
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Donated by Susan Laubach in Honor of Julie Valone-Stebbins.

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.

Accelerated reader ; 5.7 ; 12.0

Newbery Medal Winner - 2012

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