Joey Pigza swallowed the key: Joey Pigza Series, Book 1

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"They say I'm wired bad, or wired sad, but there's no doubt about it -- I'm wired."

Joey Pigza's got heart, he's got a mom who loves him, and he's got "dud meds," which is what he calls the Ritalin pills that are supposed to even out his wild mood swings. Sometimes Joey makes bad choices. He learns the hard way that he shouldn't stick his finger in the pencil sharpener, or swallow his house key, or run with scissors. Joey ends up bouncing around a lot - and eventually he bounces himself all the way downown, into the district special-ed program, which could be the end of theline. As Joey knows, if he keeps making bad choices, he could just fall between the cracks for good. But he is determined not to let that happen.

In this antic yet poignant new novel, Jack Gantos has perfect pitch in capturing the humor, the off-the-wall intensity, and the serious challenges that life presents to a kid dealing with hyper-activity and related disorders. This title has Common Core connections.

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key is a 1998 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature.

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subject_facet Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. -- Fiction
Children's audiobooks
Large type books
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title_display Joey Pigza swallowed the key
title_full Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key Joey Pigza Series, Book 1
Joey Pigza swallowed the key / Jack Gantos
Joey Pigza swallowed the key [sound recording] / Jack Gantos
Joey Pigza swallowed the key [text (large print)] / Jack Gantos
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Juvenile Fiction
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