The Resource Dead end in norvelt : Norvelt Series, Book 1., Jack Gantos, (eaudio)

Dead end in norvelt : Norvelt Series, Book 1., Jack Gantos, (eaudio)

Label
Dead end in norvelt : Norvelt Series, Book 1.
Title
Dead end in norvelt
Title remainder
Norvelt Series, Book 1.
Statement of responsibility
Jack Gantos
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 fiesty 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
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gantos, Jack
Intended audience
  • MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
  • 920
  • 5.7
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • ATOS Level
PerformerNote
Narrator: Jack Gantos
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gantos, Jack
  • NC Kids
Series statement
Norvelt
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's stories
  • Historical fiction
  • Children's literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dead end in norvelt : Norvelt Series, Book 1., Jack Gantos, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427216779
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
3A97E097-3E03-4567-AB34-58D9E483227B
System control number
ODN0000624075
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dead end in norvelt : Norvelt Series, Book 1., Jack Gantos, (eaudio)
Link
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427216779
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
3A97E097-3E03-4567-AB34-58D9E483227B
System control number
ODN0000624075
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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