A blog for the members of the 2008 MLA Thumbs Up! Award Committee to discuss the books we are considering.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Schooled by Gordon Korman
When Capricorn Anderson's hippy grandmother lands in the hospital, he is forced to temporarily relocate from their commune to a foster home and to attend the public school. He doesn't have a clue about popular culture, which in turns makes him a perfect target and an unlikely hero.