The Resource Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos

Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos

Label
Dead end in Norvelt
Title
Dead end in Norvelt
Statement of responsibility
Jack Gantos
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
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
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Newbery Medal, 2012.
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2012.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
Awards note
  • Newbery Medal, 2012.
  • Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10005081
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gantos, Jack
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 920L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • 6-8
  • MG
  • 920
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PZ7.G15334
LC item number
Dd 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
  • 5.7.
  • 6.4
  • 5.7
  • 6.4
  • 5.7
  • 6.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Norvelt;
Series volume
bk. 1
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boys
  • Conduct of life
  • Old age
  • Obedience
  • Children
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Norvelt (Pa.)
  • Behavior
  • Old age
  • Norvelt (Pa.)
  • Boys
  • Children
  • Conduct of life
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Obedience
  • Old age
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Link
http://sneakpeek-ipl.blogspot.com/2012/03/dead-end-in-norvelt-by-jack-gantos.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel: From Norvelt to nowhere
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn692290969
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781451759068
Lccn
2010054009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780374379933
System control number
(OCoLC)692290969
Label
Dead end in Norvelt, Jack Gantos
Link
http://sneakpeek-ipl.blogspot.com/2012/03/dead-end-in-norvelt-by-jack-gantos.html
Publication
Note
Sequel: From Norvelt to nowhere
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn692290969
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781451759068
Lccn
2010054009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780374379933
System control number
(OCoLC)692290969

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