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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library J KOR (Text) 33500013087762 New Checked out 02/07/2020
Detroit Lakes Public Library J KOR (Text) 33500013087770 New Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library j KOR (Text) 35500006186439 Main Available -
Warroad Public Library j KOR (Text) 35500006186421 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338286205
  • ISBN: 133828620X
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2019.

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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 well—the scene-stealing beaver alone is worth the price of admission. Grades 4-7. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

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

Subject: Video games > Juvenile fiction.
Social action > Juvenile fiction.
Responsibility > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Middle schools > Juvenile fiction.
Parent and child > Juvenile fiction.
Video games > Fiction.
Social action > Fiction.
Responsibility > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Middle schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Parent and child > Fiction.
Middle schools.
Parent and child.
Social action.
Video games.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.

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