Jack Gantos

Jack Gantos

This is a complete list of Jack Gantos books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Hidden Files of Joey Pigza Books in Publication Order

List of Jack Henry Books in Publication Order

List of Joey Pigza Books in Publication Order

List of Norvelt Books in Publication Order

List of Rotten Ralph Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Rotten Ralph
1975
2
Worse Than Rotten, Ralph
1977
3
Rotten Ralph Helps Out
1980
4
Rotten Ralph's Rotten Christmas
1984
5
Rotten Ralph's Trick or Treat
1986
6
Rotten Ralph's Show and Tell
1989
7
Happy Birthday Rotten Ralph
1990
8
Not So Rotten Ralph
1994
9
Rotten Ralph's Rotten Romance
1997
10
Rotten Ralph's Halloween Howl
1998
11
Back to School for Rotten Ralph
1998
12
Best in Show for Rotten Ralph
1998
13
The Christmas Spirit Strikes Rotten Ralph
1998
14
Wedding Bells for Rotten Ralph
1999
15
Rotten Ralph's Thanksgiving Wish
1999
16
Practice Makes Perfect for Rotten Ralph
2002
17
Rotten Ralph Feels Rotten
2004
18
Best in Show for Rotten Ralph [With Book]
2008
19
The Nine Lives of Rotten Ralph
2009
20
Three Strikes for Rotten Ralph
2011
21
Rotten Ralph's Rotten Family
2014

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order (with Dave McKean)

List of Picture Books in Publication Order (with Nicole Rubel)

List of Jack Gantos Anthologies in Publication Order

Jack Gantos: Biography

Jack Gantos was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, .

Jack Gantos is the author of the Rotten Ralph series which currently consists of 21 novels. The Rotten Ralph series started in 1975 with the novel Rotten Ralph. The most recently released novel in the Rotten Ralph series was Rotten Ralph's Rotten Family which was released in 2014. There are no upcoming novels for the Rotten Ralph series.

Jack Gantos has also written the Picture Books series which has 7 books including Sleepy Ronald and Fair-Weather Friends.

Jack Gantos: Awards & Accolades

Gantos' books have won multiple awards, Joey Pigza Loses Control won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 2001. Dead End in Norvelt won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 2012.

Jack Gantos books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key was nominated for the National Book Awards, Young People’s Literature, in 1998. The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza was nominated for the Kirkus Prize, Best Young Readers' Literature, in 2014.

Jack Gantos: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Jack Gantos on Book Notification is Dead End in Norvelt, the 1st novel in the Norvelt series.

The most read book by Jack Gantos on Book Notification is Dead End in Norvelt, the 1st novel in the Norvelt series.

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Jack Gantos: F.A.Q

Where was Jack Gantos Born?

Jack Gantos was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, .

What book awards has Jack Gantos won?

Joey Pigza Loses Control: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (2001).
Dead End in Norvelt: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Medal (2012).

What was the first book Jack Gantos wrote?

The first novel written by Jack Gantos was Rotten Ralph, published in 1975.

What was the most recent book Jack Gantos wrote?

Their most recently released work was A Pain in the Pigza on December 31st, 2019.

Will there be any more books by Jack Gantos?

Jack Gantos does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Jack Gantos written?

Jack Gantos has written 50 books. 2 books in the Hidden Files of Joey Pigza Series, 5 books in the Jack Henry Series, 5 books in the Joey Pigza Series, 2 books in the Norvelt Series, 21 books in the Rotten Ralph Series, 5 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Graphic Novels, 7 books in the Picture Books.

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