King Dork will rock your world.” –John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars When Tom Henderson. High school is the penalty for transgressions yet to be specified in the companion to the book of which John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars, said. Told from the perspective of Tom, a “brainy, freaky, oddball kid who reads too much, [and is] so bright that his genius is sometimes mistaken for.
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Probably won’t do a full review because I want to start with a clean slate, and also I’m tired and lazy, but I might pop back in with a couple of paragraphs. Read it Forward Read it first. After reading the last word on pageI felt Mr.
With Tom’s honest observations at its frannk, King Dork is novel in that it honors the central nerd by refusing to attribute easy YA conventions to him; for example, in any other book, Tom would find an ally in Holden Caulfield, rather than rolling his eyes at the “Catc Lortman had mixed feelings about King Dork. Refresh and try again.
Don’t get me wrong, I think the average high school is a messed up place, with plenty of everything Portman describes, but the schools I’ve known were not quite so saturated with drug use, empty sex, horrible teaching, and bullying. Jul 02, Amy rated it did not like it. I’m not sure what the hell I just read??? The show is disastrous, with Todd abruptly quitting and Tom and Sam destroying the drum kit, but they make an impression on the students.
His voice is so believable that it will make you forget some of the other problems with the book. Is a good book as a overall look? But this book is really quite good.
Chi-mo the main character isnt always the best example for children but it is an honest discription of some kids are. Mar 31, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: Even if you are a nerd, really you aren’t because eventually some woman will see your true worth and give you blow jobs!
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King Dork (King Dork, #1) by Frank Portman
The secret might be being in a band, if he can find a drummer who can count to four. If, on the knig hand, you like to read a funny, dirty, weird dor, about a high school kid with a lot of problems and a large vocabulary, read this book. David Baker If you don’t like to laugh so hard you pee your pants, don’t read this book.
This book could lead to some valuable discussions about the realism of the high school portrayed here — you may want to talk to your teen about their own experiences at school and if anything resonates here.
Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free. Except for the part about how you can never find a drummer who can count to four.
I write books and songs. Jun 11, Misty rated it it was ok. Buy the Porhman Download: The main guy is a kind of misfit kid superhero neamed Holden Caulfield.
It’s kind of like a cult. For teachers, he is the ultimate guy, a real dreamboat.
King Dork Approximately
He learns that the Chi-Mos have become rather famous at school and that Mr. Maybe I’m just naive. Apr 11, Minutes Middle Grade portkan and up Buy. He finds a collection of his father’s books from the s, including The Catcher in the Ryea novel Tom particularly disdains, comparing its popularity among baby boomers to a cult.