Dead end in Norvelt
Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.
341 p. ; 21 cm.
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 Medal winner, 2012.
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2012.
- Subject headings
Boys--Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction.
Old age--Juvenile fiction.
Intergenerational relations--Juvenile fiction.
Older women--Juvenile fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.)--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction.
- Genre heading
- Blmgtn - Education Library
- Call Number
- FIC GAN
- Education Library - Children's Collection