WorldCat Identities

Gantos, Jack

Overview
Works: 136 works in 611 publications in 9 languages and 59,502 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Biography  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3557.A5197, FIC
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Joey Pigza loses control by Jack Gantos( Book )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,346 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 )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3,830 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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,603 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
Joey Pigza swallowed the key by Jack Gantos( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey is een jongen die zich nooit kan concentreren en altijd opvalt; medicijnen helpen wel een beetje maar brengen geen oplossing. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar
I am not Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,855 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 )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,752 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 )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,524 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 )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,493 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
Joey Pigza swallowed the key by Jack Gantos( Recording )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey Pigza has a hard time controlling himself, and his "meds" are often no match for his intense hyperactivity. To add to his problems, his mom has also been warned that if he keeps acting up he could be transferred to the downtown special-ed center
The key that swallowed Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,301 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"--
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 1,267 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 )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,201 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 )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 1,150 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
Jack on the tracks : four seasons of fifth grade by Jack Gantos( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,148 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's rotten Christmas by Jack Gantos( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotten Ralph, the cat, is not at all nice to the Christmas visitor
Back to school for Rotten Ralph by Jack Gantos( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,147 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,145 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
Dead end in Norvelt by Jack Gantos( Recording )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,135 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
Rotten Ralph feels rotten by Jack Gantos( Recording )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotten Ralph comes to appreciate Sarah's healthy cat food after he gets sick from eating out of trash cans
Rotten Ralph's rotten romance by Jack Gantos( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Valentine's Day and Rotten Ralph, a very, very nasty cat, is up to his rotten tricks
 
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Dead end in Norvelt
Alternative Names
Gantos, John B.

Gantos, John B. 1951-

Gantos, John Bryan 1951-

Gyantosu, Jakku 1951-

Jack Gantos American children's author

Jack Gantos Amerikaans schrijver

ガントス, ジャック

ギャントス, ジャック

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Dead end in NorveltWhat would Joey do?Joey Pigza swallowed the keyI am not Joey PigzaRotten RalphRotten Ralph helps outJoey Pigza swallowed the keyHeads or tails : stories from the sixth grade