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- ISBN: 9781429962506
- ISBN: 142996250X
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (341 pages)
- Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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.
|Target Audience Note:|| 920 Lexile.
|Awards Note:|| Newbery Medal Award, 2012
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.
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