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Joey Pigza Loses Control

Joey Pigza Loses Control( )
Author: Gantos, Jack
Compiled by: BookSource Staff,
Series title:Joey Pigza Ser.
ISBN:978-0-613-49677-3
Publication Date:Mar 2002
Publisher:Perfection Learning Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Joey, who is still taking medication to keep him from getting too wired, goes to spend the summer with the hard-drinking father he has never known, and tries to help the baseball team he coaches win the championship

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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