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David Lubar

Autor/a de Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie

58+ obres 7,892 Membres 178 Ressenyes 3 preferits

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Inclou aquests noms: D Lubar, David Lubar


Obres de David Lubar

Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie (2005) 1,215 exemplars
Punished! (2006) 1,142 exemplars
Hidden Talents (2000) 634 exemplars
True Talents (2007) 386 exemplars
Dunk (2002) 232 exemplars
Flip (2003) 144 exemplars
Sophomores and Other Oxymorons (2015) 93 exemplars
Character, Driven (2016) 89 exemplars
Numbed! (2013) 89 exemplars
Ghost Attack (Monster Itch #1) (2017) 88 exemplars
Monster Road (1999) 71 exemplars
Wizards of the Game (2003) 60 exemplars
The Vanishing Vampire (1997) 48 exemplars
Dog Days (2004) 47 exemplars
Hyde and Shriek (2013) 27 exemplars
The Unwilling Witch (1997) 23 exemplars
The Wavering Werewolf (1997) 16 exemplars
The Bully Bug (2014) 14 exemplars
The Gloomy Ghost (1998) 12 exemplars
Emperor of the Universe (2019) 8 exemplars
Kid Appeal (2011) 3 exemplars
Hombre lobo con mucho seso,un (1999) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Guys Write for Guys Read (2005) — Col·laborador — 773 exemplars
Guys Read: Funny Business (2010) — Col·laborador — 701 exemplars
Tripping Over the Lunch Lady and Other School Stories (2004) — Col·laborador — 252 exemplars
First Crossing: Stories About Teen Immigrants (2004) — Col·laborador — 197 exemplars
Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show (v. 1) (2008) — Col·laborador — 196 exemplars
Shattered: Stories of Children and War (2002) — Col·laborador — 150 exemplars
Ender's World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender's Game (2013) — Col·laborador — 136 exemplars
Ribbiting Tales: Original Stories about Frogs (2000) — Col·laborador — 116 exemplars
Owning It: Stories About Teens with Disabilities (2008) — Col·laborador — 113 exemplars
Twice Told: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork (2006) — Col·laborador — 112 exemplars
Every Man for Himself: Ten Original Stories About Being a Guy (2005) — Col·laborador — 95 exemplars
What Are You Afraid Of?: Stories about Phobias (2006) — Col·laborador — 90 exemplars
Destination Unexpected: Short Stories (2003) — Col·laborador — 78 exemplars
Dreams and Visions: Fourteen Flights of Fantasy (2006) — Col·laborador — 54 exemplars
Sports Shorts (2005) — Col·laborador — 49 exemplars
Lay-Ups and Long Shots (2008) — Col·laborador — 48 exemplars
Don't Cramp My Style: Stories About "That" Time of the Month (2004) — Col·laborador — 30 exemplars
Lost and Found (13-in-1) (2000) — Col·laborador — 23 exemplars
Soul Searching: Thirteen Stories about Faith and Belief (2002) — Col·laborador — 22 exemplars
InterGalactic Medicine Show, Issue 26 — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


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Found: YA Super Powered Kids a Name that Book (maig 2021)


BooksInMirror | Hi ha 16 ressenyes més | Feb 19, 2024 |
A promising new series for 9-12 year olds. The usual trio of main characters: the everyman chosen one, the goofy best friend, and the brainy girl. The usual alienation metaphor: this time it's being half-dead. Pretty decent writing.

I really didn't like the line: "a solution isn't like a piece of clothing--you can't always find one that fits the way you want" because I certainly can't always find clothes that fit the way I like.
LibrarianDest | Hi ha 12 ressenyes més | Jan 3, 2024 |
I'll admit I just read this because I really thought I'd finish the book I was almost done with afterwards so I wouldn't end the year on this. It didn't work out that way. My son first read this series when he was 10 and he's 13 now and still holding onto them...I think they're maybe too dark for 10-year-olds and too juvenile for 13-year-olds having read this one. The one thing I did really like though was at the back of the book where Lubar explains his thought process for each story. I thought that was interesting and cool to read.… (més)
Sean191 | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Jan 2, 2024 |
Adventure and science fiction aren’t exactly in my comfort zone, they’re genres I just occasionally dip my toe into and maybe it’s for that reason that this felt a little on the long side, but for the most part, I was entertained.

There were moments where I wondered at lead character Nicholas scarcely reacting to the increasingly bizarre situations he’s thrown into, like winding up in outerspace, creatures talking who ordinarily wouldn’t, being the target of a pursuit, etc., there was a lot of unusual stuff happening here and it barely phases this kid. I did at times crave a little more of a response from him to these strange events, but the actual intended middle-grade audience will probably have an easier time identifying with Nicholas’s ability to go with the flow than I do as an adult.

This isn’t a graphic novel, but I could see this potentially appealing to those readers with its light sprinkling of illustrations and the frequent and often quite smart laughs all throughout this adventure.

Since my reading sensibilities lean toward the emotional, the friendships were my happiest place in this book, I loved Nicholas’s bond with his gerbil Henrietta, and to my surprise, the author even had me sharing Nicholas’s fondness for Jeef, a package of ground beef, not only a uniquely memorable character, but one I cared about more than anyone else. They’re a group that I’ll look forward to catching up with in the other books in this trilogy whenever I’m in the right mood for a little something different.
… (més)
SJGirl | Nov 6, 2023 |



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