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Jack Gantos

Michelle Parker-Rock

Jack Gantos

An Author Kids Love (Authors Kids Love)

by Michelle Parker-Rock

  • 319 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Elementary .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Literary,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10937041M
    ISBN 100766027562
    ISBN 109780766027565

    Both “Joey Pigza” books have been adapted for audio, as well as two “Rotten Ralph” books, all narrated by Gantos. In Recorded Books published a recording of HEADS OR TAILS. How does a grown man get into the mind of a year-old? “The Jack Henry books are semi-autobiographical. Dead End in Norvelt is the winner of the 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.

    Jack Gantos has written books for people of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults. His works include Hole in My Life, a memoir that won the Michael L. Printz and Robert F. Sibert Honors, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, and Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book.   Jack Gantos has written books for people of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults. His works include Hole in My Life, a memoir that won the Michael L. Printz and Robert F. Sibert Honors, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt, winner %().

    Jack's back (Jack's Black Book, , etc.) and wacko enough to water ski on land, feed his sleeping sister a cockroach, and bring about the unfortunate demise of three pet cats. Gantos's hyperactive rewriting of his own diaries zips Jack through fifth grade and a barrage of overlapping adventures.   Michael L Printz Honor Book. Becoming a writer the hard way. In the summer of , Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, and a .


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Jack Gantos Show Nav. Books; About Jack; Appearances; News & Events; Resources; Videos; Contact; Sign Up for Jack's Newsletter; Instagram; Facebook; Writing Radar Writing Radar. Previous Next. Jack Henry The Jack Henry Adventures. Previous Next.

Joey Pigza The Joey Pigza Series. Previous Next. Norvelt The Norvelt Books. Previous Next. JACK GANTOS has written books for readers of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults.

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.

See all books authored by Jack Gantos, including Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key (Joey Pigza Books), and Dead End in Norvelt, and more on Looking for books by Jack Gantos. Those became the four Jack Henry books: Jack on the Tracks, Heads or Tails, Jack's New Power and Jack's Black Book.

I got the idea for Joey Pigza when I was visiting a school in. His works include Hole in My Life, a memoir that won the Michael L.

Printz and Robert F. Sibert honors; Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt, the Newbery Jack Gantos book Winner, and the Scott O’Dell Award Winner for Best Historic Fiction.

Jack Gantos is an American author of children's books renowned for his portrayal of fictional Joey Pigza, a boy with ADHD, and many other well known characters such as Rotten Ralph, Jack Henry, Jack Gantos (memoirs) and others/5.

Jack Gantos has written books for people of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults. His works include Hole in My Life, a memoir that won the Michael L.

Printz and Robert F. Sibert Honors; the Joey Pigza series, which include a Newbery Honor book and a National Book Award Finalist; Dead End in Norvelt, winner of the Newbery Medal and the Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Jack Gantos has 65 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jack Gantos’s most popular book is Dead End in Norvelt. Jack Gantos is an American author of children's books renowned for his portrayal of fictional Joey Pigza, a boy with ADHD, and many other well known characters such as Rotten Ralph, Jack Henry, Jack Gantos (memoirs) and others/5.

Books by Jack Gantos atincluding author biography, book reviews, book summary. Product Title Joey Pigza Books: Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key (Hard Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 45 reviews 45 ratings Current Price $ $   Jack Gantos has written books for people of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and by: 3.

Everything certainly turned out well: Gantos has written some 50 books, including picture books (Rotten Ralph series), fiction for young readers (Joey Pigza series), and YA and adult novels. He’s a Newbery Medalist and Scott O’Dell Award winner, as well as a National Book Award nominee.

Book Overview Becoming a writer the hard way In the summer ofJack Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, and a way out of a dead-end by: Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key (Joey Pigza, #1), Joey Pigza Loses Control (Joey Pigza, #2), What Would Joey Do.

(Joey Pigza, #3), I Am Not Joey Pigza (Joe Author: Jack Gantos. Dead End in Norvelt is an autobiographical novel by the American author Jack Gantos, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in It features a boy named Jack Gantos and is based in the author's hometown, Norvelt, Pennsylvania.

According to one reviewer, the "real hero" is "his home town and its values", a "defiantly political" by: 3. In this book, author Jack Gantos shows children how to use their “writing radar” to find stories in their everyday lives. Stories can be found in the classroom, at the dinner table, and around your neighborhood.

Gantos uses his own experience, stories, drawings, and journal entries to help young writers develop their writing craft/5(15). Browse books by Jack Gantos Dead End in Norvelt. by Jack Gantos. 22 Resources4 Awards. Add to Reading List Share this Book.

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key. by Jack Gantos. 21 Resources3 Awards. Add to Reading List Share this Book. Hole in My Life.

by Jack Gantos. 18 Resources4 Awards. Jack Gantos has written books for people of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults.

Jack Gantos was raised in the town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, and now lives in Boston. In addition to Dead End in Norvelt, winner of the Newbery Medal, and From Norvelt to Nowhere, he is also the acclaimed author of four other Joey Pigza novels, the Jack Henry story collections, the many Rotten Ralph books, and the Printz Honor memoir Hole in My Life.Jack Gantos eBooks.

Buy Jack Gantos eBooks to read online or download in PDF or ePub on your PC, tablet or mobile device.Jack Gantos is the perfect narrator for his own work. This book is partly autobiographical, partly fiction, and totally wacky.

We received a review copy of the audiobook from Macmillan Audio and from the onset, I knew only that it was a Newbery Award winner and that Norvelt was the name of the town in which the main character lived, so basically nothing/5.