The Janitor's Boy

byAndrew ClementsIllustratorBrian Selznick

September 1, 2001|
The Janitor's Boy by Andrew Clements
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Unfortunately, it also led to the perfect punishment. When Jack Rankin gets busted for defacing a school desk with a huge wad of disgusting, watermelon bubble gum, the principal sentences him to three weeks of after-school gum cleanup for the chief custodian. The problem is, Jack''s anger at the chief custodian was the reason for his gum project in the first place. The chief custodian happens to be Jack''s dad.
But doing time in the school basement after hours reveals some pretty surprising things: about the school, about Jack''s father, and about Jack himself.
Andrew Clements was born in 1949 and grew up in New Jersey and Illinois. After attending college and receiving his degree in English, Clements taught 4th and 8th Grade for seven years. But he didn't have a pemanent position, so when he was laid off, he moved onto the publishing world, and went from being an editor, to sales and marketi...
Title:The Janitor's BoyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 0.4 inPublished:September 1, 2001Publisher:415231986Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:068983585X

ISBN - 13:9780689835858

Appropriate for ages: 8

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