Best Book Of The Year

Dead End In Norvelt

A bit of the summary

This book is about a boy who lives in Norvelt named Jack who helps an old lady down the street from him because he got in trouble with his mom for the whole summer, because he shot his dad's japanese rifle and did lots of other things he should not have done

Some of the main characters

This book is an autobiography by Jack Gantos who is the boy in this story. Another main character is Miss Volker, that is the person that Jack is working for. Jack's Dad was in the military and thinks that they could be under attack any day and Jack's momtries not to pay is the one that got Jack in trouble for the whole summer.