WorldCat Identities

Gantos, Jack

Overview
Works: 145 works in 538 publications in 4 languages and 58,243 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.G15334, [FIC]
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Joey Pigza loses control by Jack Gantos ( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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. -- Sequel to: Joey Pigza swallowed the key
Joey Pigza swallowed the key by Jack Gantos ( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription medications wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired
Dead end in Norvelt by Jack Gantos ( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
What would Joey do? by Jack Gantos ( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Joey's dad just roared into town on a motorcycle, his mom is chasing her ex-husband away with a broomstick, and his grandma's camped out on the couch behind a plastic shower curtain. What's more, Joey's chihuahua has been dognapped, and his mom insists that he be homeschooled with a mean blind girl and her super-religious mother. Welcome to Joey's world. With his new self-assumed role as "Mr. Helpful," Joey's on a mission to make everything and everyone better. Can Joey accomplish all this or will his wild, wired behavior spin him out of control all over again?
Rotten Ralph's rotten Christmas by Jack Gantos ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rotten Ralph, the cat, is not at all nice to the Christmas visitor
Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph, a very, very, nasty cat, finally sees the error of his ways--or does he?
I am not Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joey's father returns, calling himself Charles Heinz and apologizing for his past bad behavior, and he swears that once Joey and his mother change their names and help him fix up the old diner he has bought, their lives will change for the better
Joey Pigza swallowed the key by Jack Gantos ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription meds wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired
Rotten Ralph helps out by Jack Gantos ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah's cat Rotten Ralph tries to help her create a school project based on ancient Egypt, but he is more of a hindrance than a help
Heads or tails : stories from the sixth grade by Jack Gantos ( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Joey Pigza loses control by Jack Gantos ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Rotten Ralph's trick or treat! by Jack Gantos ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah's rotten cat Ralph goes to a Halloween costume party dressed as her and creates horrible mischief under the protection of his disguise. Accompanying cassette includes music and sound effects, with page-turn signals on one side
Dead end in Norvelt by Jack Gantos ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Jack Adrift : fourth grade without a clue by Jack Gantos ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his father rejoins the Navy and moves the family to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, ten-year-old Jack becomes confused by a crush on his teacher, contradictory advice from his parents, and a very strange neighbor
Jack on the tracks : four seasons of fifth grade by Jack Gantos ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After moving with his unbearable sister to Miami, Florida, Jack tries to break some of his bad habits but finds himself irresistibly drawn to things disgusting, gross, and weird
Back to school for Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afraid of being left alone, Rotten Ralph, the nasty red cat, follows Sarah to school and tries to prevent her from making new friends
Rotten Ralph feels rotten by Jack Gantos ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rotten Ralph comes to appreciate Sarah's healthy cat food after he gets sick from eating out of trash cans
The nine lives of Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the veterinarian determines that Sarah's cat has used up eight of his nine lives, will the high-spirited feline finally stop misbehaving?
Happy birthday Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rotten Ralph the cat is up to his usual rotten behavior as Sarah prepares for his birthday party
Practice makes perfect for Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When he goes to a carnival with Sarah and his cousin Percy, Rotten Ralph learns that winning is not everything
 
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Alternative Names
Gantos, John B.
Gantos, John B., 1951-
Gantos, John Bryan, 1951-
Gyantosu, Jakku 1951-
ガントス, ジャック
ギャントス, ジャック
Languages
English (268)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
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