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Dead end in Norvelt

Gantos, Jack
Genre: 
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.

920L Lexile|||juvenile

Jack Gantos.

Sequel: 'From Norvelt to nowhere.'

Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 12 146010.

Newbery Medal, 2012.

Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2012.

Accelerated Reader 5.7.

Reading Counts 6-8 6.4 18.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 12.0 146010. Lib 100

Reading Counts RC 920 6.4 18.0 Q55036. Lib 100

Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 12.0 146010.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 6.4 18 Quiz: 55036.
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