Contributor(s): Korman, Gordon (Author)
ISBN: 006174266X ISBN-13: 9780061742668
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
OUR PRICE: $17.09
Product Type: Hardcover - Other Formats
Published: August 2012
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Friendship
|Lexile Measure: 730|
|Physical Information: 0.94" H x 5.89" W x 8.45" (0.82 lbs) 288 pages|
- Topical - Friendship
- Catalog Heading - Hi Interest/Low Vocabulary
- Curriculum Strand - Hi Interest/Low Vocabulary
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 153175
Reading Level: 5.2 Interest Level: Middle Grades Point Value: 8.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman comes a hilarious and heartfelt novel in which one middle-school troublemaker accidentally moves into the gifted and talented program--and changes everything.
For fans of Louis Sachar and Jack Gantos, this funny and touching underdog story is a lovable and goofy adventure with robot fights, middle-school dances, live experiments, and statue-toppling pranks
When Donovan Curtis pulls a major prank at his middle school, he thinks he's finally gone too far. But thanks to a mix-up by one of the administrators, instead of getting in trouble, Donovan is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students.
Although it wasn't exactly what Donovan had intended, the ASD couldn't be a more perfectly unexpected hideout for someone like him. But as the students and teachers of ASD grow to realize that Donovan may not be good at math or science (or just about anything), he shows that his gifts may be exactly what the ASD students never knew they needed.
Don't miss the sequel to this word-of-mouth hit: Supergifted This funny and heartwarming sequel to Ungifted cleverly sends up our preconceived ideas about intelligence, heroism, and popularity.
Contributor Bio(s): Korman, Gordon: -
Gordon Korman published his first book at age fourteen and since then has written more than ninety middle grade and teen novels. Favorites include the New York Times bestselling Ungifted, Supergifted, The Unteachables, Pop, Schooled, and the Masterminds series. Gordon lives with his family on Long Island, New York. You can visit him online at www.gordonkorman.com.