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Donovan, whose real gift is getting into trouble, finds himself at an academy for gifted students!Donovan is definitely skilled... at getting into trouble. And when one of his thoughtless pranks accidentally destroys the school gym during the Big Game, with the superintendent watching, he knows he's in for it. Suspension at best, maybe expulsion. Either way, a lawsuit and paying for damages. But through a strange chain of events, his name gets put on the list for the local school for gifted students: the Academy for Scholastic Distinction. Donovan knows he's not a genius, but he can't miss this chance to escape.Now, he has to figure out a way to stay at ASD — and fit in with the kids there. And who knows, maybe his real gift will come to light...A new story from the master of middle-grade and YA humour Gordon Korman, Ungifted is a funny exploration of the special (and often surprising) talents that make each of us gifted in our own way.
Publisher: 2014.
ISBN: 9781443119788
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ( pages)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.

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Jan 06, 2018

just one problem. you can't put it down.

TovaO Jul 02, 2017

Perpetuating the stereotypes of gifted and "normal" kids, this unrealistic book was a big disappointment. Even though I usually love Gordon Korman's books, this is not one I'd recommend.

Jun 09, 2017

so yay I love this book its my favorite book in the world also Gordon Korman is my favorite author ever so YAY this book rules

Sharks are also very awesome.

I like this book because it shows that even if you're not a genius, you can still be good at something.

Feb 20, 2017

I love Donovan and his mischievous character. This book represents the 'use' of playing video games! They really should have had a little better ending though...

Jan 29, 2017

Like many of Gordon Korman's books, this is a great story with an interesting way of changing the point of view and plenty of humour. Donovan is a very interesting character, though personally I enjoyed Katie.

Jan 11, 2017

Very well written, hilarious. Even as the parent, I couldn't put it down. Entertaining captivating read for your elementary schooler.

Aug 23, 2016

The story plot was awesome! the book is so touching and lovingly beautiful. The message so strong and Gordan Korman ties every end together in such an effective use of words and references as well as just summing up the power of change in a fun, hilarious and yet heartwarming way! Every character is perfectly portrayed and I love how Gordan Korman used them all as a way of affecting Donnavan. All of the characters warm my heart, but I think my favorite is Noah. I read this all in one sitting (which I can never help doing anyways) and it's totally worth it! I LOVED IT!!!!

Oct 16, 2015

Very awesome.

Sep 07, 2015

All most all the books are boring when you start but it's so fun when you just read it right alway!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jun 30, 2015

This book is about Donovan Curtis in a terrible situation. It talk about how he got gifted when he bring home B on a quiz. Dr.Schulz (The superintend of the school he was going to before he got gifted...) is trying to catch Donovan but he is kind of safe in his gifted school.


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