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Hole in My Life
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Hole in My Life

Jack Gantos

Author Jack Gantos ( Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key ) shares the true story of how he became a writer the hard way by learning a valuable lesson while he was in college.

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The Dented Head of Joey Pigza
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The Dented Head of Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos

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The Missing Half of Joey Pigza
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The Missing Half of Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos

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A Pain in the Pigza
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A Pain in the Pigza

Jack Gantos

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Joey Pigza Loses Control
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Joey Pigza Loses Control

Jack Gantos

Joey, who is still taking medication to keep him from getting too wired, goes to spend the summer with the hard-drinking father he has never known and tries to help the baseball team he coaches win the championship.

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I Am Not Joey Pigza
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I Am Not Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos

Everything changes for Joey when his crazy, long-lost dad returns home after a lucky lottery win. Now they're rich, Carter Pigza truly believes that his family can start a whole new life and that means embarking on a brand new...

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Dead End in Norvelt
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Dead End in Norvelt

Jack Gantos

From the creator of the Joey Pigza series comes an original, outrageously funny portrait of growing up in a small town where the strangest things are about to happen.

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From Norvelt to Nowhere
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From Norvelt to Nowhere

Jack Gantos

This town is haunted by more than just ghosts . From Norvelt to Nowhere is Jack Gantos's hilarious follow-up to Dead End in Norvelt, winner of the Newbery Medal and shortlisted for the 2012 Guardian Children's Prize.

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Dead End in Norvelt
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Dead End in Norvelt

Jack Gantos

Jack's summer has hit a dead end . Old people seem to be dying faster than Miss Volker can write their obituaries, and Jack is starting to worry that it might not just be the rats that are eating the rat poison .

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Writing Radar
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Writing Radar

Jack Gantos

Newberry Medal winner Jack Gantos shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical creative writing guide perfect for middle-grade readers.

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La Mitad Desaparecida de Joey Pigza
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La Mitad Desaparecida de Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos, Edgar Puente

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Un Dolor En La Pigza
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Un Dolor En La Pigza

Jack Gantos, Edgar Puente

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Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
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Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Jack Gantos

A National Book Award finalist, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key is an accurate, compassionate and humorous appraisal of a boy with attention-deficit disorder ( Publishers Weekly, starred review).

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La Cabeza Abollada de Joey Pigza
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La Cabeza Abollada de Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos, Edgar Puente

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I Am Not Joey Pigza
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I Am Not Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos, David Tazzyman

Everything changes for Joey when his crazy, long-lost dad returns home after a lucky lottery win. Now they're rich, Carter Pigza truly believes that his family can start a whole new life and that means embarking on a brand new...

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The Trouble in Me
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The Trouble in Me

Gantos, Jack

A sharp-edged misadventure for teens from the Newbery Medalist-the perfect bridge between the Norvelt novels and his Printz Honor-winning YA autobiography, Hole in My Life.

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Desire Lines
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Desire Lines

Jack Gantos

Sixteen-year-old Walker has accidentally discvered that two female classmates are lovers. When a rabid evangelical preacher arrives in their town, a witch-hunt is launched against gay students and Walker, for some reason, is the...

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Joey Pigza Swallowed The Key
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Joey Pigza Swallowed The Key

Jack Gantos, David Tazzyman

Joey is a good kid, maybe even a great kid, but his teachers never know what he's going to do next. Told from Joey's own unique viewpoint by acclaimed American author Jack Gantos, this is an exceptionally funny and touching...

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Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade
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Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade

Jack Gantos

From the Newbery Medal winning author of Dead End in Norvelt, eight more hysterical semi-autobiographical Jack Henry stories about a sixth grader's trials and tribulations

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Hole in My Life
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Hole in My Life

Jack Gantos

In the summer of 1971, Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, and a way out of a dead-end job. For $10,000, he recklessly agreed to help sail a 60-foot yacht loaded with a ton of hashish...

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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph: A Rotten Ralph Rotten Reader
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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph: A Rotten Ralph Rotten Reader

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

When the carnival comes to town, the world's favorite fractious feline discovers the hilariously wrong way to victory before he gets it right. Full color.

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Joey Pigza Loses Control
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Joey Pigza Loses Control

Jack Gantos, David Tazzyman

Joey's dad is well and truly wired! After months of nagging, Joey Pigza is finally allowed to spend the summer holidays with his dad. Joey so wants to believe his dad is right - but Joey remembers just how manic he felt before...

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What Would Joey Pigza Do?
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What Would Joey Pigza Do?

Jack Gantos, David Tazzyman

'Joey Pigza, you need a life!' Grandma wants Joey to find a friend, stop running around after his NUTTY parents, and start looking after himself. But Joey's got other plans - he's going to be MR HELPFUL. Can Joey the secret...

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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza
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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos, David Tazzyman

Joey Pigza is back in his fifth hilarious adventure, with illustrations by David Tazzyman.

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Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
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Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Jack Gantos

In this National Book Award finalist, Joey Pigza tries hard to be a good kid trapped in a wired body.

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Dead End in Norvelt
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Dead End in Norvelt

Jack Gantos

Winner of the 2012 Newbery Medal and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction. Melding the entirely true and the wildly fictional, Dead End in Norvelt chronicles an incredible two months for a kid named Jack Gantos, who...

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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza
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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos

The fifth and final book in the groundbreaking Joey Pigza series by Newbery Medalist Gantos ( Dead End in Norvelt ) brings the beloved chronicle of this troubled every-boy to a crescendo of chaos and craziness, as everything goes...

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Back to School for Rotten Ralph
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Back to School for Rotten Ralph

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

Ralph wants to make sure his friend Sarah doesn't make any new friends at school. So he pulls a few pranks to make sure Sarah's first day of class is a rotten one! Now readers can catch Rotten Ralph in his very own show on FOX...

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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza
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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos

A wild, wonder-filled series finale starring the famously wired hero, from a Newbery Medal-winning author.

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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph
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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

When the carnival comes to town, the world's favorite fractious feline discovers the hilariously wrong way to victory before he gets it right. Full color.

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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph (4 Paperback/1 CD)
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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph (4 Paperback/1 CD)

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

The second in a series of Rotten Ralph readers, this tale of the irrepressible cat with a penchant for trouble is once again read by author Jack Gantos.

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Rotten Ralph Helps Out (4 Paperback/1 CD)
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Rotten Ralph Helps Out (4 Paperback/1 CD)

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

In this first in a series of Rotten Ralph readers, Jack Gantos reads his tale of the irrepressible cat with a penchant for disaster. When Ralph tries to help Sarah with her class project on ancient Egypt, he wreaks havoc first at...

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Rotten Ralph Feels Rotten (CD)
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Rotten Ralph Feels Rotten (CD)

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

Gerstein's reading is congenial and disarming...his performance, completely engaging. - AudioFile Magazine

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Rotten Ralph Helps Out (CD)
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Rotten Ralph Helps Out (CD)

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph (CD)
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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph (CD)

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

Frederick Douglass, born into slavery in 1818, escaped to freedom in 1838 and became a great leader in the abolitionist movement. His struggles and determination, as well as his accomplishments as a writer, orator and important...

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Rotten Ralph Helps Out (1 Paperback/1 CD)
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Rotten Ralph Helps Out (1 Paperback/1 CD)

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

In this first in a series of Rotten Ralph readers, Jack Gantos reads his tale of the irrepressible cat with a penchant for disaster. When Ralph tries to help Sarah with her class project on ancient Egypt, he wreaks havoc first at...

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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph (1 Paperback/1 CD)
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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph (1 Paperback/1 CD)

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

The second in a series of Rotten Ralph readers, this tale of the irrepressible cat with a penchant for trouble is once again read by author Jack Gantos.

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Jack on the Tracks: Four Seasons of Fifth Grade
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Jack on the Tracks: Four Seasons of Fifth Grade

Jack Gantos

In a prequel to Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade , Jack moves with his unbearable sister to Miami, Florida, and tries to break some of his bad habits but finds himself irresistibly drawn to things disgusting, gross...

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Jack's New Power: Stories from a Caribbean Year
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Jack’s New Power: Stories from a Caribbean Year

Jack Gantos

From the Newbery Medal-winning author of Dead End in Norvelt, life for Jack Henry in a brand-new place is filled with the same old craziness

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Desire Lines
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Desire Lines

Jack Gantos

When 16-year-old Walker gets caught up in a witch-hunt against homosexuals, he is left to stand by and watch as a tragedy unfolds.

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The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs
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The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs

Jack Gantos

In his third book for young adults, Gantos scripts a completely original drama. With gothic flavor and black humor, he depicts a group of people bound together by love, compulsion . . . and a passion for taxidermy.

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I Am Not Joey Pigza
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I Am Not Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos

Joey's world is turned upside down when his deadbeat dad wins the lottery.

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Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade
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Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade

Jack Gantos

Jack's diary helps him deal with his problems which include dog-eating alligators, a terror for an older sister, a younger brother who keeps breaking parts of himself, and next-door neighbors who are really weird.

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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph
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Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

When the carnival comes to town, the world's favorite fractious feline discovers the hilariously wrong way to victory before he gets it right. Full color.

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Rotten Ralph's Rotten Family
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Rotten Ralph’s Rotten Family

Jack Gantos, Nicole Rubel

Ralph takes a swing through his family tree to find out why he's so rotten --

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Joey Pigza Loses Control
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Joey Pigza Loses Control

Jack Gantos

Joey, who is taking medication to keep him from getting too wired, goes to spend the summer with the father he has never known and meets a grown-up version of himself. But Carter Pigza believes Joey can be as normal a kid as he...

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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza
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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza

Jack Gantos

Joey Pigza is back in his fifth hilarious adventure, with illustrations by David Tazzyman.

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Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories
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Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories

Jack Gantos

With the signature wit and humor that have garnered him legions of fans, Gantos instructs young writers on using their 'writing radar' to find story ideas in their own lives. Incorporating his own misadventures as a developing...

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