From Norvelt to Nowhere is the sequel to the Newbury Medal-winning novel Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos. Set in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, this comedy is filled with history and mystery. Use the pre-reading activity, group discussion questions, and curriculum connections in this printable teacher's guide to address Common Core ELA Standards.
Macmillan Children's Publishing Group is home to many of the most highly acclaimed and noteworthy children's imprints in publishing: Farrar Straus Giroux, Feiwel and Friends, First Second, Henry Holt, Priddy Books, Roaring Brook Press, and Square Fish. MCPG authors and illustrators include Eric Carle, Jack Gantos, Kimberly Willis Holt, Lloyd Alexander, and Peter Sis; memorable characters include Bad Kitty and Carl the Rottweiler.