Sunday, March 13, 2011

Dead End in Norvelt

Dead End in Norvelt by 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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