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Dead End in Norvelt

Dead End in Norvelt


by Jack Gantos

Dead End in Norvelt: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. This novel explores the relationship between the individual and what? -> History
2. Which of these phrases best describes Jack's Dad? -> An expert aviator
3. Why must Miss Volker must continue to write the obituaries until the entire original Norvelt residents are gone? -> Because she makes a lot of money.
4. Which of the following is one of the founding principles of Norvelt? -> Doing work for the highest bidder
5. When does Jack's nose stop bleeding? -> In the airplane ride with his father