Jack Gantos
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Jack Gantos

Jack Gantos has written novels for adults, young adults, and middle grade readers, as well as over twenty books for primary readers, including twelve titles chronicling the misadventures of Rotten Ralph. He lives in Santa Fe, NM.
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    • Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    Joey knows he's really a good kid, but no matter how hard he tries to do the right thing, something always seems to go wrong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Joey Pigza gets a review

    • By Stig on 10-23-18

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Dead End in Norvelt

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 245
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 224

    Plenty of excitement (and shocks) are coming Jack's way when his mom loans him out to help a fiesty old neighbor with a most unusual chore - typewriting obituaries....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • credit worthy

    • By colleen on 03-21-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Joey Pigza Loses Control

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 60

    Everything seems to be coming together for Joey Pigza....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • By Karin Marlowe on 01-17-17

    Regular price: $22.60

    • I Am Not Joey Pigza

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Just when Joey Pigza's wired world finally seems to be under control, his good-for-nothing dad pops back into his life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for family listening, especially w ADHD kids

    • By Jen on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $23.93

    • What Would Joey Do?

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    Are they flirting or fighting? This is Joey Pigza's question when the fireworks suddenly start to explode between his long-separated mom and dad...

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Hole in My Life

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    In the summer of 1971, Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, and a way out of a dead-end job...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great memoir from a great kids/YA author

    • By Matt on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $19.93

    • From Norvelt to Nowhere

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    This rocket-paced follow-up to the Newbery Medal–winning novel Dead End in Norvelt opens deep in the shadow of the Cuban missile crisis....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it. <br />

    • By Bald Bass Man on 09-20-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Trouble in Me

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    This fiery autobiographical novel captures a pivotal week or two in the life of 14-year-old Jack Gantos, as the author reveals the moment he began to slide off track....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good testimony for middle school

    • By W Braune on 10-03-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Writing Radar

    • Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories
    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Newbery Award-winning author Jack Gantos shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical writing guide....

    • Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories
    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Jack Gantos
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 08-29-17
    • 3 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs

    • By: Jack Gantos
    • Narrated by: Lisa Datz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    On an unseasonably warm Easter Sunday, a young girl named Ivy discovers a chilling secret in the basement of the Rumbaugh pharmacy across the street from the hotel where she lives with her mother....

    Regular price: $21.27

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