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Gordon Korman

Biography

Gordon Korman

Gordon Korman is the author of more than 60 books for kids and young adults. His writing career began at the age of 12 when his seventh-grade English assignment became his first published novel.

Now, 33 years later, he is a full-time writer and speaker, with more than sixteen million copies of his novels in print. His books have been translated into French, Swedish, Danish, Spanish, Norwegian, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Greek and Thai. Each year he travels extensively, visiting schools and libraries, bringing his trademark humor and adventure styles to readers everywhere.

A native of Ontario, Canada, he lives with his family on Long Island, outside New York City.

Gordon Korman

Books by Gordon Korman

by Gordon Korman - Children (Ages 8-10), Children (Ages 9-12), Children's, Fiction, Mystery
What would you do with $30,000,000? Right now there's an unclaimed lottery ticket worth that much --- and the money will go to whomever finds it first. Griffin Bing wants to be the winner, but Darren Vader and Victor Phoenix are also in on the hunt. Griffin's going to need help --- from a rowdy Doberman, a strange invention, and a very random set of wheels --- to hit this jackpot and win his friends back.
by Gordon Korman - Fiction

Jackson Opus has always been persuasive, but he doesn't know that he's descended from the two most powerful hypnotist bloodlines on the planet. He's excited to be accepted into a special program at the Sentia Institute --- but when he realizes he's in over his head, Jackson will have to find a way to use his powers to save his friends, his parents and his government.

by Gordon Korman - Children's, Fiction

When Griffin Bing and his friends met Luthor, he was an attack dog for slimy S. Wendell Palomino, aka Swindle. The kids rescued Luthor and thought that was the last they'd see of Swindle, but they were wrong. Swindle has returned and he wants his dog back. Can six kids use three hideouts to protect one very large dog?

by Gordon Korman - Fiction, Humor, Young Adult 10+

The word gifted has never been applied to a kid like Donovan Curtis. But thanks to a mix-up by one of the administrators, instead of getting in trouble after a major prank, Donovan is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction (ASD), a special program for gifted and talented students. It wasn't exactly what Donovan had intended, but there couldn't be a more perfect hideout for someone like him. That is, if he can manage to fool people whose IQs are above genius level.

by Gordon Korman - Children's, Fiction, Mystery

The Man With The Plan is back for another adventure. Only this time, while his parents are away for six weeks, Griffin has promised that he will behave while staying at Ben’s house. Unfortunately, an unexpected emergency explodes out of control, and Griffin has no choice but to come up with the ultimate plan to save their friend Savannah’s huge, unruly Doberman --- by entering him in a fancy dog show.

by Gordon Korman

Griffin Bing's new principal doesn't like him. And Griffin doesn't like the boot camp football atmosphere the new principal has brought. Griffin manages to stay out of trouble --- until a Super Bowl ring disappears from the school's display case, with Griffin's retainer left in its place. Griffin has been framed!