Dead end in Norvelt download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jack Gantos

Dead end in Norvelt download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jack Gantos year 2013
  • Book name: Dead end in Norvelt
  • Author: Jack Gantos
  • Release date: 2013/3/10
  • Publisher: SQUARE FISH
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Teen and Young Adult
  • ISBN: 9781250010230
  • Rating: 7.13 of 10
  • Votes: 489
  • Review by: Hendrix Arnett
  • Review rating: 8.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 341
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Dead End in Norvelt is the winner of the 2012 Newbery Medal for the year's best contribution to children's literature and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction!Melding the entirely true and the wildly fictional, Dead End in Norvelt is a novel about an incredible two months for a kid named Jack Gantos, whose plans for vacation excitement are shot down when he is 'grounded for life' by his feuding parents, and whose nose spews bad blood at every little shock he gets. But plenty of excitement (and shocks) are coming Jack's way once his mom loans him out to help a feisty old neighbor with a most unusual chore-typewriting obituaries filled with stories about the people who founded his utopian town. As one obituary leads to another, Jack is launched on a strange adventure involving molten wax, Eleanor Roosevelt, twisted promises, a homemade airplane, Girl Scout cookies, a man on a trike, a dancing plague, voices from the past, Hells Angels . . . and possibly murder. Endlessly surprising, this sly, sharp-edged narrative is the author at his very best, making readers laugh out loud at the most unexpected things in a dead-funny depiction of growing up in a slightly off-kilter place where the past is present, the present is confusing, and the future is completely up in the air.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H58M31S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Children's General Story Books, Children's Fiction, Family Issues, Historical, Society & Social Issues, Funny Books for Kids, Family
  • Available formats: WORD, DOC, EPUB, PDF, TCR, PPTX, TXT, AZW. Compressed in RAR, ARC, ZIP, BZ2, AZW, TZO
  • Download servers: Amazon Drive, Uploaded, Dropbox, Google Drive, Torrent Downloads, Firedrop, Torrent, FreakShare
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.43 USD
  • Dimensions: 132x193x28mm
  • Weight: 295g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York
Vote:

More books of the publisher SQUARE FISH

More books of the genre or collection Teen and Young Adult

More books in English