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Gordon Korman


Canada (b.1963)

Gordon Korman was born October 23, 1963 in Montreal, Quebec in Canada. He wrote his first book, This Can't be Happening at Macdonald Hall when he was 12 years old for a coach who suddenly found himself teaching 7th grade English ... he later took that episode and created a book out of it, as well, in the Sixth Grade Nickname Game, where Mr. Huge was based on that 7th grade teacher.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Children's Fiction
 
Series
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Slapshots
   1. The Stars from Mars (1999)
   2. All Mars All Stars (1999)
     aka The Dream Team
   3. The Face-Off Phony (2000)
   4. Cup Crazy (2000)
   The Face-Off Phoney (2000)
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Island
   1. Shipwreck (2001)
   2. Survival (2001)
   3. Escape (2001)
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Dive
   1. The Discovery (2003)
   2. The Deep (2002)
   3. The Danger (2002)
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Everest
   1. The Contest (2002)
   2. The Climb (2002)
   3. The Summit (2002)
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Kidnapped
   1. The Abduction (2006)
   2. The Search (2006)
   3. The Rescue (2006)
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Swindle Mystery
   1. Swindle (2008)
   2. Zoobreak (2009)
   3. Framed (2010)
   4. Showoff (2012)
   5. Hideout (2012)
   6. Jackpot (2014)
   7. Unleashed (2015)
   8. Jingle (2016)
   Hideout: The Second Adventure (2012)
   Hideout: The Third Adventure (2012)
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Titanic
   1. Unsinkable (2011)
   2. Collision Course (2011)
   3. S.O.S. (2011)
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Ungifted
   1. Ungifted (2012)
   2. Supergifted (2018)
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Gordon Korman recommends
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That's Life, Samara Brooks (2010)
Daniel Ehrenhaft
"Funny! I'm officially jealous."
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Is Not a Genius Or Anything (2011)
(Cheesie Mack, book 1)
Steve Cotler
"Cheesie Mack is a true original."
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Plunked (2012)
Michael Northrop
"Plunked gives a marvelous degree of attention to the second-to-second details of youth baseball. Any kid who has ever loved a sport to the point of obsession will feel the fastball screaming into Jack's batting helmet."
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Dawn of the Ice Age (2014)
(Lug, book 1)
David Zeltser
"Lug makes the Ice Age sizzle."
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Homerooms and Hall Passes (2019)
(Homerooms and Hall Passes, book 1)
Tom O'Donnell
"A hilarious, upside-down take on Dungeons & Dragons, I read; I cheered; I laughed out loud."

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