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Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.

By: Gantos, Jack.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 341 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780374379933.Subject(s): Behavior -- Fiction | Old age -- Fiction | Norvelt (Pa.) -- History -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] Awards: Newbery Award winner, 2012.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.
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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.

Newbery Award winner, 2012.

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