The Sixth Grade Nickname Game

The Sixth Grade Nickname Game

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by Gordon Korman
     
 

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Best friends Jeff and Wiley are nickname addicts.
It's only when a spunky red-haired environmentalist named Cassandra enters their lives that they begin to doubt their nicknaming prowess. No name seems to say it all. On top of everything, some of the nicknames that Jeff and Wiley have invented are backfiring on them. Will the nicknamers be able to get it

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Overview

Best friends Jeff and Wiley are nickname addicts.
It's only when a spunky red-haired environmentalist named Cassandra enters their lives that they begin to doubt their nicknaming prowess. No name seems to say it all. On top of everything, some of the nicknames that Jeff and Wiley have invented are backfiring on them. Will the nicknamers be able to get it together before it's too late?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786851904
Publisher:
Disney-Hyperion
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
281,091
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Gordon Korman is one of the most popular young adult and middle grade authors writing today. He published his first book at the young age of fourteen and has been going strong ever since. A tireless self-promoter, Gordon is constantly traveling across the country to visit different schools. He and his wife, a teacher, live on Long Island with their three children.

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The Sixth Grade Nickname Game 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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The Sixth Grade Nickname Game is about a class, the ¿Dim Bulbs¿, who get a new teacher, named Mr. Hughes. The nicknamers, Jeff and Wiley, give him the nickname ¿Mr. Huge¿. They give him that name because he is big and very noisy when cheering the kids on during their test. Because of this, the children can not concentrate and they are failing. Then a new girl, Cassandra, moves in and Wiley and Jeff both like her. In fact, they hurt their friendship when they start fighting over Cassandra. Because ¿Mr. Huge¿ is so loud, he¿s in danger of getting fired. But the state reading test is coming up, so the children are reading all they can to save Mr. Hughes because he always stood up for them. It reminds me of the time when we were all trying to do well on the NJASK. I would recommend it to kids my age because they would laugh out loud. What do you think will happen? Who do you think Cassandra will pick? Read this book and find out.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is probably one of Korman's funniest books EVER! The plot is hysterical... two boys who literally give nicknames to nearly everyone in the school... but then they meet a girl that rocks their world! I was laughing out loud the whole time! I reccomend this book to sixth-graders and young adults!