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Dead end in Norvelt

Author
Gantos, Jack.
Title
Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.
Description
341 p. ; 21 cm.
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.
Awards
Newbery Medal winner, 2012.
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2012.
Subject headings
Boys--Juvenile fiction.
Boys--Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction.
Old age--Juvenile fiction.
Obedience--Juvenile fiction.
Children--Death--Juvenile fiction.
Intergenerational relations--Juvenile fiction.
Older women--Juvenile fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.)--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction.
Genre heading
Historical fiction.
Autobiographical fiction.
ISBN
9780374379933
0374379939

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Education Library
Call Number
FIC GAN
Location
Education Library - Children's Collection
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Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
PZ7.G15334 Dd 2011
Location
Juvenile
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Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
PZ7.G15334 Dd 2011
Location
Juvenile
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Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
PZ7.G15334 Dd 2011
Location
Checked out Due: 02-08-2021
Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
PZ7.G15334 D3 2011
Location
Stacks
Floor
5th Floor
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Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
PZ7.G15334 D3 2011
Location
IU Southeast Lib. - CULAB - General Collections
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