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Jack Gantos

Biography

Jack Gantos

Jack Gantos has written novels for adults, young adults, and middle grade readers, as well as over 20 books for primary readers, including 12 titles chronicling the misadventures of Rotten Ralph. FROM NORVELT TO NOWHERE, his sequel the Newbery Award-winning DEAD END IN NORVELT, will be published in September by Farrar, Strauss, Giroux Books for Young Readers.

Jack Gantos

Books by Jack Gantos

Written by Jack Gantos with illustrations by Nicole Rubel - Children (Ages 6-8)
by Jack Gantos - Action, Adventure, Children's, Fiction

When Jack dresses up as a notorious local murderer for Halloween, he thinks he's found the perfect costume to scare away evil spirits. But when the real murderer returns and another old lady dies, he starts to worry that he might not be showing the best judgment. Together with Miss Volker, Jack sets out on a road trip through the dark side of America's history to track down the killer once and for all in this hilarious follow-up to DEAD END IN NORVELT.