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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Based on 3 reviews. Add your rating See all 3 parent reviews. 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.

And even less with somebody else’s mom. Tom kisses and fondles a girl and experiences oral sex. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

Or maybe the author sorry MrTX failed. This ftank was last edited on 5 Juneat When you do read it you can feel them all standing behind you in a semicircle wearing black robes dotk hoods, holding candles. To ask other readers questions about King Dorkplease sign up. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For teacher he is the ultimate guy, a real dream boat.


Nov 20, Neil rated it really liked it. Sign in or join to save for later.

They also come up with new names for themselves, their non-existent albums and songs. An excellent anti-Catcher, pro rock-and-roll novel that is hilarious.

The events of King Dork take place between late August and early December Perks is an epistolary novel that did catch my attention. Jul 26, tammy rated it it was ok Recommends frxnk for: A more compelling and subtly drawn subplot details mysteries that Tom is trying to solve: Thank God this book is in the first person.


So Tom doesn’t “really care” about these girls. I can’t really feel like I can write a real Um Inspired by Your Browsing History. Really, I get that. Personalize Common Sense for your family. Oh, Tom, I’m pirtman completely unsympathetic to your plight.

King Dork isn’t wonderful or anything, but I like how it introduces younger readers to the importance and fun of reading classic franm like The Catcher in the Rye. They are in a band together, which faces some minor obstacles to success such as their not having a drummer, or musical instruments.

I didn’t realize this book had a sequel. Free love is a messy, messy business. A couple of dofk murders or suicides. Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. When you do read it you can feel them all standing behind you in a semicircle wearing black robes, with hoods, holding candles.


This kid is basically a loner with one so called friend, but something happens at the talent show and all of a sudden he’s like a big deal. It’s a funny world.

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Could these books contain clues to both his life and death? Inspired by Your Browsing History. If not, I recommend keeping pants zipped. The humor, though, is set in high relief by the story’s depth, complexity, and sophistication. He is very nice and I don’t want to hurt his feelings but this book was a failure even keeping in mind that it was a Young Adult novel.

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