Ungifted

Ungifted

Book - 2012
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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: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780061742668
006174266X
9780061742682
0061742686
Characteristics: 280 pages ; 22 cm

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LegendStrike
May 28, 2019

Well... Have some friends that r reading the book and we made a book club and reading this. i didn't read it YET but Im pretty sure it will affect my sleep according to these other comments ^_^

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elfiereads
May 27, 2019

Thought it was a child's story....didn't read it

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humbleworm
Apr 07, 2018

Korman does a fairly good job of getting inside the heads of different characters. Much of his humour here involves caricatures in unlikely situations, which does perpetuate some stereotypes, but he also blurs those lines and promotes the idea that there's synergy in people with different skill sets working together. In reality, most academically gifted kids remain unchallenged and under-developed. If you enjoy this book like I did, there's a 2018 sequel Supergifted.

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ethen37
Apr 07, 2018

This is a VERY well-written book. I only disliked one thing: TOO well-written. I couldn't put it down--I think I got less than three hours of sleep the night I read it!

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JulieBuffy
Apr 02, 2018

BEST AUTHOR EVER!!!!!!!!!

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Not_My_Fault
Jan 06, 2018

just one problem. you can't put it down.

TovaO Jul 02, 2017

Perpetuating the stereotypes of gifted and "normal" kids, this unrealistic book was a big disappointment. Even though I usually love Gordon Korman's books, this is not one I'd recommend.

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Williamchizewski
Jun 09, 2017

so yay I love this book its my favorite book in the world also Gordon Korman is my favorite author ever so YAY this book rules

Sharks are also very awesome.

I like this book because it shows that even if you're not a genius, you can still be good at something.

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Mr_Han
Feb 20, 2017

I love Donovan and his mischievous character. This book represents the 'use' of playing video games! They really should have had a little better ending though...

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LegendStrike
May 28, 2019

LegendStrike thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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red_dog_22310
Mar 20, 2019

red_dog_22310 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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Benvolia
Oct 23, 2017

Benvolia thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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WassabiPringle
Jun 03, 2017

WassabiPringle thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 99

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incikaya
Jan 11, 2017

incikaya thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

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green_shark_673
Oct 23, 2015

green_shark_673 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 25

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MariaR5
Jul 07, 2015

MariaR5 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 14

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Jan 12, 2015

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Jan 03, 2015

svenkatesh129 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 18

violet_butterfly_55419 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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MariaR5
Jun 30, 2015

This book is about Donovan Curtis in a terrible situation. It talk about how he got gifted when he bring home B on a quiz. Dr.Schulz (The superintend of the school he was going to before he got gifted...) is trying to catch Donovan but he is kind of safe in his gifted school.

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