Gordon Korman wrote his first book at age fourteen and since then has written more than eighty middle grade and teen novels. His favorites include the New York Times bestselling The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers, Book One: The Medusa Plot; Ungifted; Pop; and Schooled. Gordon lives with his family on Long Island, New York. He invites you to visit him online at GordonKorman.com.
"[An] expertly plotted escapade."--Booklist
PRAISE FOR BORN TO ROCK
* "Another wild, funny adventure from Korman, who knows how to please his YA audience."--Kliatt, starred review
* "This one . . . has the goods to go platinum."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Laugh-out-loud funny, honest, hot and sweet."--Kirkus
PRAISE FOR JAKE, REINVENTED
"Korman's reworking of The Great Gatsby places the action in a modern framework, which makes it more recognizable for today's readers and may lead them to the classic. Teens will find deeper issues to consider about popularity, being true to one's self, and taking responsibility for one's actions as they relate to the setting and characters."--Booklist
"A compelling investigation of the transience of charisma and the flimsy underpinnings of popularity."
* "[T]hese kids are living minute to minute, where one false step may haunt them forever. . . . [B]e prepared for high demand."--Booklist, starred review
* "There's lots to relish here."--Kliatt, starred review
"This novel is signature Korman."--School Library Journal
An ALSCA Notable Book, 2009