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Gantos, Jack

Overview
Works: 184 works in 797 publications in 12 languages and 56,511 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Autobiographical fiction  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Baseball stories  History  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3557.A5197, FIC
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Joey Pigza loses control by Jack Gantos( Book )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,325 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
Dead end in Norvelt by Jack Gantos( Book )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,987 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
Joey Pigza swallowed the key by Jack Gantos( Book )

50 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,891 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." --
What would Joey do? by Jack Gantos( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,593 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 )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,881 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
Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos( Book )

25 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph, a very, very, nasty cat, finally sees the error of his ways--or does he?
From Norvelt to nowhere by Jack Gantos( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,566 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
Rotten Ralph helps out by Jack Gantos( Recording )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,505 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. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set
The key that swallowed Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everything goes topsy-turvy for Joey as he becomes the man of the house, looking after his new baby brother, taking care of his troubled mother, and seeking out his missing father"--
Joey Pigza swallowed the key by Jack Gantos( Recording )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teacers, 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
Heads or tails : stories from the sixth grade by Jack Gantos( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 1,217 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
The trouble in me by Jack Gantos( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fourteen-year-old Jack falls under the spell of a delinquent Florida neighbor and gets way more trouble than he bargained for"--
Joey Pigza loses control by Jack Gantos( Recording )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,154 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
Dead end in Norvelt by Jack Gantos( Recording )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,148 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 on the tracks : four seasons of fifth grade by Jack Gantos( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,116 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
Rotten Ralph feels rotten by Jack Gantos( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotten Ralph comes to appreciate Sarah's healthy cat food after he gets sick from eating out of trash cans. Annotation. Rotten to the core! When Sarah serves up a healthy, home-cooked meal chock-full of fruits and vegetables, Rotten Ralph turns up his nose and refuses to eat. With those overflowing, back-alley trash cans in mind, he has more exciting dinner plans on his menu. Garbage for dinner? Uh-oh! Rotten Ralph's bad eating habits are about to make him feel rotten for real. In this latest installment in the popular Rotten Readers, Gantos and Rubel team up to capture their feline hero as he's feeling his worst and making us laugh at the same time
Back to school for Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,110 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
Jack Adrift : fourth grade without a clue by Jack Gantos( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,100 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
Rotten Ralph's rotten romance by Jack Gantos( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Valentine's Day and Rotten Ralph, a very, very nasty cat, is up to his rotten tricks
The nine lives of Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and held by 1,067 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?
 
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Joey Pigza loses control
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Dead end in NorveltJoey Pigza swallowed the keyWhat would Joey do?I am not Joey PigzaRotten RalphRotten Ralph helps outJoey Pigza swallowed the keyHeads or tails : stories from the sixth grade
Alternative Names
Gantos, John 1951-

Gantos, John B.

Gantos, John B. 1951-

Gantos, John Bryan 1951-

Gyantosu, Jakku 1951-

Jack Gantos American children's author

Jack Gantos Amerikaans schrijver

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