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From Norvelt to Nowhere

Gantos, Jack (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
From Norvelt to Nowhere
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After an explosion, a new crime by an old murderer, and the sad passing of the founder of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack accompanies his slightly mental elderly mentor, Miss Volker, on a cross-country run as she pursues the oddest of outlaws.
Authors: Gantos, Jack
Title: From Norvelt to nowhere
Publisher: New York :, Farrar, Straus and Giroux,, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 278 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Sequel to: Dead end in Norvelt
Summary: After an explosion, a new crime by an old murderer, and the sad passing of the founder of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack accompanies his slightly mental elderly mentor, Miss Volker, on a cross-country run as she pursues the oddest of outlaws.
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ISBN: 0374379947
9780374379940
Statement of Responsibility: Jack Gantos
Subject Headings: Historical fiction. Humorous stories. Detective and mystery stories. Norvelt (Pa.) History 20th century Juvenile fiction. Old age Juvenile fiction. Friendship Juvenile fiction.
Topical Term: Historical fiction.
Humorous stories.
Detective and mystery stories.
Old age
Friendship
LCCN: 2013022251
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Apr 02, 2014
  • JCLKinsleyR rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed Dead End in Norvelt but the second book, From Norvelt to Nowhere, just drug on. I think for me, I enjoyed the story and the history about Norvelt in the first book. All that was missing in the second book. By the end of story finally wraps up but only after many wild tales.

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