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Dead end in Norvelt
(Book)

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Series:
Norvelt books volume 1.
Published:
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
341 pages ; 22 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure:
920L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Y
Rating:
Guided reading level: Y
Status:
Broadneck Library - Children's Fiction
J FICTION (G)
Busch Annapolis Library - Children's Fiction
J FICTION (G)
Odenton Library - Children's Fiction
J FICTION (G)
Description

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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781250010230 (pbk.) :, 0374379939 (hdc.) :, 9780374379933 (hdc.) :
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.7, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
920
Fountas & Pinnell:
Y

Notes

Description
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.
Target Audience
Guided reading level: Y
Awards
Newbery Medal, 2012
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Gantos, J. (2011). Dead end in Norvelt. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gantos, Jack. 2011. Dead End in Norvelt. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gantos, Jack, Dead End in Norvelt. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gantos, Jack. Dead End in Norvelt. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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