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Ungifted

Korman, Gordon

(eBook - 2012)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Ungifted
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Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0062218603
9780062218605
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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really,really,really,REALLY funny. : )

What a great way to learn important lessons without even knowing you are being taught. Who would ever think of teaching Sex education by bringing your pregnant sister to class? I think only Gordon Korman could do it. A great book emphasising the common struggles both the regular kids and the "gifted" kids have. Lots of great laugh moments to enjoy.

I think this book is awesome!!!!!!!!

Oct 24, 2014
  • Cynthia_N rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Great book with a great message! Donovan struggles in school and has become a prankster to get attention. A prank go wrong and some odd circumstances have him attending a school for academically gifted children where he realizes he has his own gifts!

"Expecting to be expelled after his latest prank goes spectacularly (and very expensively) wrong, eighth-grader Donovan Curtis is instead admitted -- by mistake -- to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special school for gifted and talented students. But Donovan isn't telling anyone about the administrative error; he's just going to keep his head down and hide out among the brainy kids. Or at least, that's the plan... Donovan's experience as a sort of stowaway at ASD is one that fans of funny, character-driven, feel-good stories will love reading about." Kids' Books September 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/92276712-a213-4830-9624-521bd48b6675?postId=2ab03d3a-8acd-4faf-a27b-d8e1bac4d525

Aug 11, 2014
  • MoonRiver5301 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

this book was really good. one of my favorite Korman books so far

This book was really good even though the some words are a little hard.

Jul 02, 2014
  • Simerjit11 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Ungifted is a pretty good book which includes a little suspense combined with laughter. I liked the middle part where the main character Donavan was voted by his class to most likely to end up in jail that gave me the laughs.
-great book

it is a long book but it is really interesting. once you start reading it is hard to get your head out of it

Sep 05, 2013
  • Book_Owl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great book for Gifted kids; adds a whole new layer of perspective.

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Dec 30, 2012
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