Dead end in Norvelt
—Gantos, Jack.
Book
2011
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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.

Item Details
Subjects:
Boys -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Gantos, Jack -- Juvenile fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Old age -- Juvenile fiction.
language materials -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre:
Biographical fiction.
ISBN:
9780374379933 (hbk.)
0374379939 (hbk.)
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.
Description:
341 p. ; 22 cm.
LCCN:
2010054009
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