The 6th Grade Nickname Game

The 6th Grade Nickname Game

by Gordon Korman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756959173
Publisher: Disney Press
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,223,775
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About 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.

Table of Contents

1The Nicknamers1
2Break!9
3Birdbrain17
4No Hustle, No Bustle22
5He's Losing What's Left of His Mind35
6Know Any Good Bird Doctors?45
7Stop Cops57
8Marathon68
9The Rollerblading Lesson77
10Didn't86
11Ask the Iceman97
12Together or Not at All103
13A Hundred-and-Ten Percent111
14Transportation113
15How Does My Mane Look?121
16Cockroaches Are Smarter Than Us131
17Worst to First141

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6th Grade Nickname Game 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
SecretRin More than 1 year ago
I love this book and was so heartbroken when Jeff and Wiley's friendship completely crash...=( It was sad. I love all the characters and I could read this over and over and over and love it again and again and again. Yay yay yay yay yay! Great job G-Man... you never dissapoint...=)
Guest More than 1 year ago
it is really good it is funny. i'm only only on the fourth chapter but it is probably one if the best books I've read in a long time. it has some weird nicknames but they are really cool.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is about two nicknamers named Jeff and Wiley. They give everybody in the school nicknames except themselves. Jeff and Wiley are best friends, but that changes when a new girl in town, Cassandra, comes around. They think that she is odd at first, inlove with animals, too smart with endangered spieces, wacky style, she was just different. Then they came to think she was very special. While all this was going on Wiley and Jeff made a bet with Snoopy. Snoopy (who hated the nickname) said that you can give anybody any nickname and it will stick. So Snoopy picked a person for Wiley and Jeff to give a nickname to, if the nickname stuck then Wiley and Jeff would have to change Snoopy's nickname. Snoopy picked somebody named Mike Smith. The nickname that some how got chosen was the Iceman. Now back to Cassandra. Jeff and Wiley ended up fighting over Cassandra, the Sadie Hawkins dance was coming up so they both wanted Cassandra to ask them to the dance. Jeff and Wiley became worst enemies. Both of them thought that Cassandra would ask them. And that's all I'm telling you so that i won't ruin the ending. So all together this book is about not letting anybody come between you and your friends.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read this book for a book report. It was very interesting and fun to read. I am so glad that I chose this book to read because I thought that this book report was going to be such a bummer.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Gordon Korman really brings to life what actually goes on inside a 6th graders head! Wiley and Jeff could be a role model for friends everywhere! So read this book and you'll be laughing 'til you drop!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was so great read it !
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was very funny, and I laughed at it a lot when I read how they called Christy Jones, Crusty Bones!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was a great book. Two kids, Jeff and Wiley, make a bet with another kid that they can't make up a nickname for a kid that is boring. They end up making up a nickname for him.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has many different nicknames for all of the characters except one, Cassandra Levy, the strange new girl at school.The boys cannot think of a nickname for this particular girl and so they friendship almost ceases to exsist. The nicknames are doing danger though too, and their new teacher almost loses their job. Can the boys fix this mess? Read this book to find out!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Wiley and Jeff have always been best friends. Almost everyone at their school has been nicknamed by them. Peter Widman is better known as 'Skunk' because of the white streak through his black hair. Their principal with his his open-eyed stare was nicknamed 'Deer in Headlights', thanks again to Wiley and Jeff. And their not-so-bright class is 'The Dim Bulbs'. But sometimes it looks as if assigning nicknames has a lot stronger effect than they thought. They better be able to get it together soon.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've never read this kindof book before, but it is very good! The title sounds kindof weird, but it is acually very good!!