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Hole in My Life

Hole in My Life( )
Author: Gantos, Jack
ISBN:978-0-374-39988-7
Publication Date:Mar 2002
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

"This true tale of the worst year in the author's life will be a big surprise for his many fans . . .This is a story of mistakes, dues, redemption, and finally success at what he always wanted to do: write books." --Starred, Kirkus Reviews

Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Juvenile Nonfiction / Law & Crime
Juvenile Nonfiction / Language Arts / Composition & Creative Writing
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.35 x 7.91 x 0.81 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
Gantos, Jack (Author)
Jack Gantos was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1951. He received a BFA and a MA from Emerson College. While in college, he and an illustrator friend, Nicole Rubel, began working on picture books. After a series of rejections, they published their first book, Rotten Ralph, in 1976. His other books include Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt, which won the 2012 Newbery Medal. His memoir, Hole in My Life, won the Michael L. Printz and Robert F. Sibert Honors. Jack's follow-up to Hole in My Life is The Trouble in Me He also teaches courses in children's book writing and children's literature. He dev.eloped the master's degree program in children's book writing at Emerson College and the Vermont College M.F.A. program for children's book writers.

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