Meet the Author (Reading Rockets)

Jack Gantos (Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key)

March 4, 2008

Jack Gantos' interesting life has provided the raw material for many of his books. The Jack Henry middle-grade fiction series was based on Gantos' own adventures as a boy, and the award-winning Joey Pigza books resulted from Gantos' interactions with children with ADHD.
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