Gordon Korman Books

Following is a bibliography of Gordon Korman's many books. Titles marked with an asterisk (*) are also available on audio.

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The Chicken Doesn’t Skate. 1996. *
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Wild things happen at the South Middle School when Milo’s science project, Henrietta the chicken, becomes the hockey team’s mascot and their only chance for a winning season.
The D-Poems of Jeremy Bloom.  1992.
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This is a collection of poetry from Jeremy Bloom’s class about school, growing up, allowances and staying up late.
Dive. 2003.
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When four kids set out on a dive expedition to explore an underwater habitat, they discover more than fish when they come across a sunken treasure. Find out if they can salvage it and if the prospect of wealth will set them against one another.
Island: Book 1 Shipwreck. 2001.
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Six totally different kids are thrown together against their will on a small boat that will make a one-month journey on the Pacific Ocean. They must learn to work together to survive a vicious storm and a shipwreck that leaves them stranded in the middle of the ocean with no food, no water, and almost no hope for survival.
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire. 1997.
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Zoe, an imaginative third grader, thinks that she has to make things up to be interesting, until a good friend and an eagle convince her that she does not have to lie to be special.
Losing Joe’s Place. 1990.
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Jason and his two friends move into Jason’s brother’s apartment and manage to wreak havoc in it during one funny and memorable summer.
Maxx Comedy: The Funniest Kid in America. 2003.
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Sixth-grader Max Carmody, who dreams of being a stand-up comedian, adopts the stage name Maxx Comedy and enters a comedy contest for kids. With the help of his friends, he makes a videotape of his routine filled with hilarious moments about his friends and family.
Monday Night Football Club (Series).
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Young football fanatics Nick, Coleman, and Elliot slip into the uniforms and step into the action of real-life sports stars Dan Marino, Barry Sanders, John Elway, and many others.
No More Dead Dogs. 2000. *
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Eighth-grade football hero Wallace Wallace is sentenced to detention attending rehearsals of the school play where, in spite of himself, he becomes wrapped up in the production and begins to suggest changes that improve not only the play but his life as well.
Nose Pickers From Outer Space. 1999.
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Fourth-grader Devin is disappointed in the nerdy exchange student who comes to live with his family, until he realizes that Stan is not from Chicago but from outer space.
Radio Fifth Grade. 1989.
J Fiction KOR
Mayhem breaks out in the fifth grade when the Venice Menace bullies his classmates into letting him become a regular guest on “Kidsview,” the school’s radio program.
Something Fishy at Macdonald Hall. 1995.
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Just as the Headmaster of Macdonald Hall is on the verge of retirement, a wave of practical jokes hits the school, and roommates Bruno and Boots become prime suspects.
Son of the Mob. 2002. *
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Seventeen-year-old Vince’s life is constantly complicated by the fact that he is the son of a powerful Mafia boss, a relationship that threatens to destroy his romance with the daughter of an FBI agent.
The 6th Grade Nickname Game. 1998.
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Eleven-year-old best friends Jeff and Wiley, who like to give nicknames to their classmates, try to find the right one for the new girl Cassandra, while adjusting to the football coach who has become their new teacher.
The Toilet Paper Tigers. 1993.
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When his Little League team gets a coach who knows nothing about baseball, seventh grader Corey is dismayed to see the team taken over by the coach’s pushy twelve-year-old granddaughter.
The Twinkie Squad. 1992. *
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Chaos spreads when Douglas, the most eccentric sixth grader in Thaddeus G. Little Middle School, joins the Twinkie Squad, a special counseling group for problem students.
Why Did the Underwear Cross the Road? 1994.
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Justin is determined to win the fourth-grade good deed contest despite being paired up with the two drippiest girls in class. As Justin’s hair-brained plans backfire, they manage to rack up negative points, turning each good deed into a bad one…with hilarious results.
Your Mummy is a Nose Picker. 2000.
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Devin and his alien visitor Stan from the planet Pant travel back to ancient Egypt in search of Nile Delta goldenrod which will save Stan’s job by ensuring that all Pant tourists on Earth sneeze.
The Zucchini Warriors. 1988.
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Roommates Bruno and Boots find obstacles in their way as they attempt to lead the Macdonald Hall Zucchini Warriors to a victorious football season and earn the reward of a new recreation center.