Biography for Rotten Ralph Helps Out


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Jack Gantos and Nicole Rubel have since 1978 created more than a dozen books about Rotten Ralph. Mr. Gantos lives in Boston, Massachusetts, and Ms. Rubel lives in Aurora, Oregon.


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McMillan Palgrave
Jack Gantos and Nicole Rubel published their first book, Rotten Ralph, in 1976. They launched the Rotten Ralph Readers in 2001 with Rotten Ralph Helps Out.
In addition to the Rotten Ralph books, Jack Gantos is the author of Hole in My Life, a memoir that won the Michael L. Printz and Robert F. Sibert Honors, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, and Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book. He lives with his family in Boston, Massachusetts.
Nicole Rubel's many books include Twice as Nice: What It's Like to Be a Twin and Grody's Not So Golden Rules. She lives in Aurora, Oregon.


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