TITLE: Gordon Korman: 2011 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Gordon Korman
EVENT DATE: 2011/09/24
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 43 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Gordon Korman appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Gordon Korman wrote his first book when he was 12, called "This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall," about a coach who suddenly became an English teacher. He later turned it into another book, called "Sixth Grade Nickname Game," which featured the character Mr. Huge, who was based on Korman's seventh grade English teacher. A prolific writer, Korman has more than 55 books to his credit, including "The Medusa Plot (The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers Series #1" and his latest, "Titanic No. 3: S.O.S." (Scholastic).
SERIES: National Book Festival 2011