WorldCat Identities

Korman, Gordon

Works: 897 works in 2,714 publications in 5 languages and 133,301 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Code and cipher stories  Humorous fiction  Adventure stories  Paranormal fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.K8369, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gordon Korman
Swindle by Gordon Korman( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 4,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the SmartPick fruit picker
Son of the mob : Hollywood hustle by Gordon Korman( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 4,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen-year-old Vince Luca, son of mob boss Anthony Luca, goes away to college in southern California hoping to escape his past, but soon his brother and a series of "uncles" appear at his dorm, and before long he is caught up in criminal activity once again
Zoobreak by Gordon Korman( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 3,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to Gordon Korman's SWINDLE?-the Man With A Plan is back! When Griffin Bing's class goes to a floating zoo, they don't expect to see animals being treated so badly. They don't expect to find Cleo, Dog Whisperer Savannah's pet monkey who's been missing for weeks. And they really don't expect to have to hide the animals once they've rescued them! Hilarity ensues as Griffin's team once more pulls off a heist ... trying to break the animals back into a (better) zoo!
Pop by Gordon Korman( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely after a midsummer move to a new town, sixteen-year-old high-school quarterback Marcus Jordan becomes friends with a retired professional linebacker who is great at training him, but whose childish behavior keeps Marcus in hot water
Shipwreck by Gordon Korman( Book )

67 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 3,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six kids. One shipwreck. One deserted island. After their ship sinks, Luke, Ian, JJ, Sharla, Will, and Lyssa must find a way to survive. They have no food and very few supplies. They think they're all alone, but they're not. And that's even worse
One false note by Gordon Korman( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A million dollars, or a clue? Police report a break-in at an elite hotel, and the suspects sound suspiciously like Amy and Dan. There's a car and speedboat chase and an angry mob! When there's a clue on the line, anything can happen
Schooled by Gordon Korman( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Capricorn (Cap) Anderson has never watched television, tasted a pizza, or even heard of a wedgie. But when his grandmother lands in the hospital, Cap is forced to move in with a guidance counselor and attend the local middle school. While Cap knows a lot about tie-dyeing and Zen Buddhism, no education could prepare him for the politics of public school
No more dead dogs by Gordon Korman( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The emperor's code by Gordon Korman( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they continue their search for the 39 Clues in China, fourteen-year-old Amy is faced with a terrible dilemma when her eleven-year-old brother Dan suddenly disappears--keep on searching for the next Clue or try to find her brother
The Juvie three by Gordon Korman( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gecko, Arjay, and Terence, all in trouble with the law, must find a way to keep their halfway house open in order to stay out of juvenile detention
The Medusa plot by Gordon Korman( Book )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to return to their normal lives despite the end of the Clue hunt, new Madrigal leaders Amy and Dan anxiously prepare for a retaliatory strike by the Vespers, who kidnap a number of Cahill family members and demand that Amy and Dan steal a famous painting
Ungifted by Gordon Korman( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Framed by Gordon Korman( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griffin Bing is in big trouble when a Super Bowl ring disappears from his middle school's display case, replaced by Griffin's retainer, and the more he and his friends investigate, the worse his situation becomes
Masterminds by Gordon Korman( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of kids discovers they were cloned from the DNA of some of the greatest criminal masterminds in history for a sociological experiment"--
Showoff by Gordon Korman( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of ruining a champion dog's career after an unfortunate incident at a mall show, Luthor is sent to the pound, prompting a skeptical Griffin to hatch a daring plan involving a sinister saboteur, a reclusive trainer, and large supply of red dye
The hypnotists by Gordon Korman( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results--especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit
Chasing the Falconers by Gordon Korman( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aidan and Meg Falconers' parents are facing life in prison unless Aidan and Meg can prove their innocence, but first they must escape from a juvenile detention center and elude both the authorities and a sinister attacker who has his own reason to stop them
The 6th grade nickname game by Gordon Korman( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
One false note by Gordon Korman( Recording )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The race is on to find 39 clues that safeguard a great power, and fourteen-year old Amy Cahill and her younger brother, Dan, are shocked to find themselves in the lead. The search seems to be taking them to Vienna, and they hold a coded piece of Mozart's sheet music that's key to finding the next clue. But tailed by a pack of power-hungry relatives, Amy and Dan can't see if they are sailing toward victory or straight into a deadly trap"--Container
The contest by Gordon Korman( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who will be the youngest person ever to climb Mount Everest? It's the ultimate test of endurance and skill. The mountain has claimed the lives of many adults. Now kids are going to compete to break the record. Some are not ready for what they will face. And some will stop at nothing to reach the top. Dominic, Chris, Perry, Tilt, Sammi, Bryn, and Cameron compete with each other to be selected as part of a team of teenage climbers with the goal of ascending Mount Everest
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Alternative Names
Gordon Korman Amerikaans schrijver

Gordon Korman auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Gordon Korman scritttore canadese

Korman, G.

Korman, Gordon

Ḳorman, Gordon 1963-

Гордън Корман

Карман[!] П.[!] 1963-

Корман, Гордон

גורדון קורמן סופר

קארמאן, גורדון

קורמאן, גורדון

קורמן, גורדון 1963-

قوردون کورمن

گوردون کورمن

กอร์ดอน คอร์แมน

고든 콜맨

코먼, 고든 1963-

コーマン, ゴードン

Son of the mob : Hollywood hustleZoobreakPopShipwreckOne false noteSchooledNo more dead dogsThe emperor's code