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Dead End In Norvelt

ISBN-10: 1250010233
ISBN-13: 9781250010230
Author: Gantos, Jack
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Square Fish

Publication Date: May 2013

Copyright: 2013

Page Count: 384

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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Y
Lexile: 920L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 12.0
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century

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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