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Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.

Gantos, Jack (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780374379933 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0374379939 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781250010230 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 341 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: 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.

Available copies

  • 43 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Wilmington Memorial Library.

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1 current hold with 55 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Wilmington Memorial Library Kids Fiction Gantos (Text) Children's Fiction Available -
Subject: Boys > Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life > Juvenile fiction.
Older women > Juvenile fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Boys > Fiction.
Behavior > Fiction.
Older women > Fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Autobiographical fiction.
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