Losing Joe's Place [NOOK Book]

Overview

Jason and his two friends are about to have the ultimate summer experience, because they've just taken over Jason's cool older brother Joe's apartment for the summer. Now all they have to do is just say no: No parents. No rules. No problems. Right? Wrong. And Jason's brother hasn't even found out what happened to his apartment. Yet.

Jason and his two friends move into Jason's brother's apartment and manage to wreak havoc in it ...

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Losing Joe's Place

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Overview

Jason and his two friends are about to have the ultimate summer experience, because they've just taken over Jason's cool older brother Joe's apartment for the summer. Now all they have to do is just say no: No parents. No rules. No problems. Right? Wrong. And Jason's brother hasn't even found out what happened to his apartment. Yet.

Jason and his two friends move into Jason's brother's apartment and manage to wreak havoc in it during one funny and memorable summer.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 6-9--The summer before their senior year, Jason and his friends Don and Ferguson get a golden opportunity to declare their independence by sublet ting Jason's older brother Joe's Toron to apartment. All the boys have to do-- after convincing their skeptical parents to let them try this experiment--is to pay the rent each month. But they hadn't yet met their landlord, Mr. Plot nick, who also owns the deli below. And they hadn't known about Joe's friend Rootbeer, who wanders in and out of the apartment at will, who is enormous and eccentric, and whose at tention span is so limited that he devel ops a new, increasingly bizarre hobby every day. And they hadn't figured on Plotnick's back trouble and their own involvement--so to speak--in manag ing the deli. Nor had they contemplated that Joe's Camaro, part of the sublet deal, would be mistakenly identified as a stolen car and be towed away. And much, much more. Surprisingly, it's not the quick twists and turns of the farcical plot that keep this very funny story moving. It's Jason's spirited nar rative, his self-effacing sense of humor, and his finely tuned ear for the ridicu lous that make these unbelievable an tics work and create characters from these caricatures. Young readers will either put this down early with a groan--or, more likely, they'll speed through, slowed down only by uncon trollable laughing fits.--Jack Forman, Mesa College Library, San Diego
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545631990
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/30/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 482,378
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Gordon Korman
Gordon Korman
Gordon Korman is one of the most beloved contemporary authors of today with more than 40 middle-grade novels to his credit. He published his first book at the wee age of fourteen, which turned into the Bruno and Boots series- still in print! Also a tireless self-promoter, Gordon travels across the country and even travels abroad to promote his books. Originally from Toronto, Gordon and his wife, a teacher, now live on Long Island with their little boy.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2014

    The best

    This is like, one of the greatest Korman books ever written. Its got comedy, romance, betrayal, violence, family, and a really awesome car.

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