Dead End in Norvelt

Title Dead End in Norvelt
Book Number DB074209
Names Gantos, Jack.
Medium Digital Books
Title Status Active
Length 6 hours, 50 minutes
Annotation Norvelt, Pennsylvania; 1962. Twelve-year-old Jack Gantos is spending his summer grounded for various offenses and helping his elderly neighbor. As part of his duties, Jack must perform an unusual chore that involves the newly dead, molten wax, underage driving, and more. For grades 5-8 and older readers. Newbery Award. 2011.
Narrator Fox, Jack.
Local Subject Juvenile Fiction - JF
Humor, Fiction - HUMF
Adventure - ADV
Newbery/Caldecott Winners/Honors - AWNC
Male Narrator - MN
LC Subject Boys - Juvenile fiction
City and town life - Juvenile fiction
Conduct of life - Juvenile fiction
Neighbors - Juvenile fiction
Old age - Juvenile fiction
Older women - Juvenile fiction
Summer - Juvenile fiction
Behavior - Juvenile fiction
Norvelt (Pa.) - History - 20th century - Juvenile fiction
Pennsylvania - Juvenile fiction
Adventure fiction, Juvenile
Autobiographical fiction
Humor, Juvenile
Language English
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