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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
  • Newbery Medal, 2012.
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2012.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10005081
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gantos, Jack
Index
no index present
Intended audience
920L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 920
  • 920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
5.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Norvelt books
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Behavior
  • Old age
  • Boys
  • Conduct of life
  • Older women
  • Norvelt (Pa.)
  • Norvelt (Pa.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
834988
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780374379933
Lccn
2010054009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374379933
  • (OCoLC)692290969
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Publication
Copyright
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
834988
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780374379933
Lccn
2010054009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374379933
  • (OCoLC)692290969

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