Jack Gantos
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key and other stories

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Biography and Background

Jack Gantos
Reading Rockets interviews the author.

Hole in my Life

Hole in my Life
Scroll down on the page to find a link to the teacher's guide, a 2-page document requiring Adobe Reader for access.

Hole in my Life
This digital booktalk (2:10) could serve as a prereading activity.

Jack Henry books

Jack Henry Books
This 12-page document includes a variety of cross-curricular activities for these books:

  • Jack Adrift: Fourth Grade Without a clue
  • Jack on the Tracks: Four Seasons of Fifth Grade
  • Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade
  • Jack's New Power: Stories from a Caribbean Year
  • Jack's Black Book