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Korman, Gordon

Works: 537 works in 1,963 publications in 8 languages and 127,202 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Code and cipher stories  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Braille books  Paranormal fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.K8369, FIC
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Most widely held works about Gordon Korman
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Swindle by Gordon Korman( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,683 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 2013 in English and held by 4,316 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. Suggested level: senior secondary
Zoobreak by Gordon Korman( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 3,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a class trip to a floating zoo where animals are mistreated and Savannah's missing pet monkey is found in a cage, Long Island sixth-grader Griffin Bing and his band of misfits plan a rescue
Pop by Gordon Korman( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 3,684 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
One false note by Gordon Korman( Book )

53 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,357 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
Dive by Gordon Korman( Book )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four kids discover treasure at the bottom of the sea and try to remove it from the sunken ship it's in
Schooled by Gordon Korman( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,619 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
The emperor's code by Peter Lerangis( Book )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,573 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
No more dead dogs by Gordon Korman( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 2,447 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 Juvie three by Gordon Korman( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,236 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 )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,087 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
Framed by Gordon Korman( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,005 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
Ungifted by Gordon Korman( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,004 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
Shipwreck by Gordon Korman( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six kids, Nick, J.J., Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian, are thrown together against their will on a small boat that will make a one-month journey on the Pacific Ocean. They have all been sent for different reasons. Luke is taking his only choice besides being sent to a juvenile detention facility for a crime he didn't commit. Will and Lyssa are quarreling siblings sent by their parents, who hope the trip will teach them to get along better. J.J. was sent by a movie-star father after he pulled one too many pranks. Ian's parents hoped to cure him of his TV addiction. Charla was sent because she was having an athletic "burnout." But these six totally different kids have to learn to work together to survive a vicious storm and a shipwreck that leave them stranded in the middle of the ocean with no food, no water, and almost no hope for survival
Chasing the Falconers by Gordon Korman( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,658 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 )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,613 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
The contest by Gordon Korman( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,606 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
Showoff by Gordon Korman( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,574 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
Born to rock by Gordon Korman( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior Leo Caraway, a conservative Republican, learns that his biological father is a punk rock legend
The hypnotists by Gordon Korman( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,560 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
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Alternative Names
Gordon Korman Amerikaans schrijver

Gordon Korman auteur d'ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Gordon Korman Canadian American children's writer

Gordon Korman scritttore canadese

Korman, Gordon

Гордън Корман

גורדון קורמן סופר

گوردون کورمن

กอร์ดอน คอร์แมน

고든 콜맨

코먼, 고든 1963-

コーマン, ゴードン

Son of the mob : Hollywood hustleZoobreakPopOne false noteDiveSchooledThe emperor's codeNo more dead dogs