WorldCat Identities

Gantos, Jack

Overview
Works: 129 works in 578 publications in 3 languages and 58,947 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Baseball stories  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.G15334, [FIC]
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Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
37 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph, a very, very, nasty cat, finally sees the error of his ways--or does he?
Joey Pigza loses control by Jack Gantos ( Book )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,339 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 )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,746 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 )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3,606 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
What would Joey do? by Jack Gantos ( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joey tries to keep his life from degenerating into total chaos when his mother sends him to be home-schooled with a hostile blind girl, his divorced parents cannot stop fighting, and his grandmother is dying of emphysema
I am not Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,802 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 1,563 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 )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,495 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 )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,367 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 )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,302 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
From Norvelt to nowhere by Jack Gantos ( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Dead end in Norvelt by Jack Gantos ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,272 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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,235 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 )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,219 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 1,194 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's rotten romance by Jack Gantos ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is Valentine's Day and Rotten Ralph, a very, very nasty cat, is up to his rotten tricks
Rotten Ralph feels rotten by Jack Gantos ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rotten Ralph comes to appreciate Sarah's healthy cat food after he gets sick from eating out of trash cans
Not so Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah's mischievous cat, Rotten Ralph, is sent to feline finishing school, but Sarah finds she liked him better the way he was
The nine lives of Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,077 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?
Practice makes perfect for Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,054 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 (311)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
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