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Gordon Korman

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BC: The End | Jacobs Awesome Book.

FC: By: Jacob Mandry | Gordon Korman

1: Gordon was born on October 23, 1963. He was born in Canada.

2: When he was only 14 he got his first book published. And from there he has come a long way with over 50 published books today.

4: When Gordon was in school he got b pluses. But that didn't matter because now he has sold over 4.5 million copies

5: His parents named him after Gordie Howe.

6: Today Gordon lives on Long Island NY. His favorite book series when he was a kid was the "Great Brain" series.

7: In 1986 The Chinese pirated his books. he wasn't mad, he even laughed about it.

8: One day some one called him and when he picked up some one he didn't know started talking. they told him their name and then realized they had the wrong number. he named a character after that person

9: When Gordon writes a new book it takes him about six months to write. but when he writes a book to continue a series, it only takes about four months.

10: He moved to New York were he bought his first house and met his wife.

11: Every year he travels 40000 miles to promote his books. In all of Gordons books half of the writing really happened.

12: As a child, his favorite sport was hockey. on his spare time he likes to hike, bike and walk

13: The Disney T.V. series "The Jersey" was based off one of his books. It took him a whole year to write "Losing Joes Place".

14: Some of his pet peeves are Operah, Zucchini sticks, and books where the dog dies.

15: When he was in high school he studied film.

16: Books by Gordon | Island series, Dive series, Titanic series, Everest series, No More Dead Dogs, 39 Clues, Swindle, Zoo Break, Juvie, Losing Joes PLace.

17: Kidnapped, Jake Reinvented, This Cant Be Happening In Mcdonald Hall, and On The Run. This is just a few of more than 50 books that Gordon has written.

18: Island | Island is a great book by ordon it is one of my favorites.

19: Summary | In this book, a group of kids get stranded on an island. They have to work together and try to escape.While they are trying to escape they run into a lot of problems trying to get food and water. And they keep trying to escape but they cant.

20: Near the end of the book a boat sails by the island. Will they get saved?

21: "This presentation contains copyrighted material used under the educational fair use exemption to U.S. copyright law." (Simpson, 70)

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