- 3 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Barnesville Public Library||J KOR (Text)||33500013087762||New||Available||-|
|Breckenridge Public Library||J KOR (Text)||33500013087770||New||Available||-|
|Thief River Falls Public Library||j KOR (Text)||35500006186439||New||Available||-|
|Warroad Public Library||j KOR (Text)||35500006186421||New||Checked out||08/15/2019|
- ISBN: 9781338286205
- ISBN: 133828620X
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
|Summary, etc.:|| Dedicated slacker Cameron Boxer thinks he has found gamer heaven: playing video games online for an audience (and money); but the Positive Action Group (the club he created to keep his parents off his back) keeps getting in the way with meetings and fund-raisers for worthy causes, and his friends keep turning to him for plans and girlfriend advice, plus Elvis the beaver is back chewing on the back wall--and all Cameron wants to do is to conquer the infamous level 13.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 May #1
As they did in Slacker (2016), unintended consequences again haunt video gamer Cam Boxer, whose online audience skyrockets after he acquires a suppressed version of Guardians of Geldorf at a library discard sale and a live, game-addicted beaver for a sidekick. Making time for the game not only requires hiding his obsession from his parents but also passing off the presidency of the wildly popular Positive Action Group (PAG), a community service club at school, with the fib that he's failing eighth grade. It's a ploy that brings an unexpected (but guiltily accepted) side benefit in the form of homework done by sympathetic "paggers." Ultimately, his closest friends grow cheesed off, his health takes a serious turn for the worse, and all the deception comes home to roost in a big, public way when he's named class valedictorian. Korman uses multiple narrators to tell the tale, throws in plenty of comical antics, and pointedly ends Guardians of Geldorf not with a bang but an anticlimactic whimper. Oh wellâthe scene-stealing beaver alone is worth the price of admission. Grades 4-7. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Gordon Korman is the #1 bestselling author of three books in The 39 Clues series as well as eight books in his Swindle series: Swindle, Zoobreak, Framed, Showoff, Hideout, Jackpot, Unleashed, and Jingle. His other books include This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall! (published when he was 14); The Toilet Paper Tigers; Radio Fifth Grade; Slacker; Restart; Whatshisface; Level 13; the trilogies Island, Everest, Dive, Kidnapped, and Titanic; and the series The Hypnotists and On the Run. He lives in New York with his family and can be found on the web at gordonkorman.com.
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