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Dead end in Norvelt / Jack Gantos.


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.

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  • ISBN: 9780374379933
  • Physical Description: 341 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition, 2011.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, [2011]
Subject: Hell's Angels > Juvenile fiction.
Boys > Juvenile fiction.
Preteens > Juvenile fiction.
Behavior > Juvenile fiction.
Old age > Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life > Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen sixties > Juvenile fiction.
Summer > Juvenile fiction.
Norvelt (Pa.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Autobiographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 14 of 14 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Community Library (Sunbury).


  • 0 current holds with 14 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Library (Sunbury) YA Gan (Text) 30210313150103 Young Adult Available -

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