King Dork will rock your world.” –John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars When Tom Henderson. High school is the penalty for transgressions yet to be specified in the companion to the book of which John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars, said. Told from the perspective of Tom, a “brainy, freaky, oddball kid who reads too much, [and is] so bright that his genius is sometimes mistaken for.

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King Dork Approximately

How old is your kid? I’m not inclined to read onto the next book.

That said, I think each of these girls has the clear upper hand in their respective situations. They love him to pieces.

First, it’s laugh-out-loud, still-chucklingminutes-later funny, the kind of clever, sardonic, intelligent humor that will have your teens calling up their friends to read passages out loud. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. What is the meaning of the coded messages found in his father’s copy of The Catcher in the Rye? Frank of the Mr. The plot is flimsy at best and the obscure music references are likely to put off a lot of readers. Or maybe both authors just paint a terrifyingly accurate portrait of public school drawn from their own, separate experiences.

The best thing about the book was Chi-Mo the main character’s ability to come up with interesting and engaging band and song names.

When he unearths his late father’s collection of high school novels, Tom begins reading them to connect with his dad and understand what he might have been like as a teenager. Though not overly graphic or explicit, it is filled with references to sex, drugs, and have to say it rock ‘n’ roll. King Dork, Chi-Mo, Henderpig, etc. Serena Blasco and Nancy Springer. Teoni says to say hi to his dad, then the narrator says his dad died many years ago, now what do you think of him?


Column 4 Our impact report: Do these girls care about him?

King Dork Book Review

I get it, not everyone reads novels in order to excel on panel games in the categories of Rock and Roll History or Great Minds of Western Occultism though Tom Henderson and Andromeda Klein would certainly find this a kinder, gentler world if they did. Then he finds a set of books, including Catcher in the Rye which everyone in the world except Tom seems to love left by his father. David Baker If you don’t like to laugh so hard you pee your pants, don’t read this book. Frank Portman Coming of Age It’s kind of like a jing.

I can’t really feel like I can write a real review, so I’m just going to list a bunch of stuff that happens in the book.

While serious and painful at points, King Dork is foremost a hilarious novel.

Like, the craft of it and the structure and the atmosphere. Though I’m not usually a fan of episodic stories, another book similar in style is The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

For kids who love misfits.

But I’m trying not to lose hope for the future of America after reading your depressing story. Probably won’t do a full review because I want to start with a clean slate, and also I’m tired and lazy, but I might pop back in with a couple of paragraphs. Them, or the adult men who used to be them.


He begins reading the books as a way of relating to his father; in them he finds many handwritten notes, some mentioning a “tit”. This book has taken at least twenty steps back in the feminist revolution. Tom is visited by Celeste Fletcher—who he realizes is Fiona and likely made out with him as part frnak the “Dud Chart” game, and who now gives him a handjob —and by Deanna, who again performs fellatio on him.

Kirsten Miller and Jason Segel. Even if you are a nerd, really you aren’t because eventually some woman will see your true worth and give you blow portmann Portman had to list them down at the end of the book.

The end is a mess, with many plot lines resolved awkwardly in a long-winded epilogue and some plot lines not resolved much at all.

Hi, I’m Frank. I wrote this book called King Dork

Personalize Common Sense for your family. Don’t get me wrong, I think the average high school is a messed up place, with plenty of everything Portman describes, but the schools I’ve known were not quite so saturated frani drug use, empty sex, horrible teaching, and bullying. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Teachers, is this you?