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Gordon Korman

 

Gordon Korman
est né à Montréal et a grandi dans la région de Toronto. Il a signé son
premier contrat chez Scholastic à l'âge de 14 ans, avec son premier livre
Deux farceurs au collège.
Il est maintenant l'auteur de plus de 60 livres, dont beaucoup lui ont valu
de nombreuses récompenses. Gordon habite dans la ville de New York.

 

Gordon Korman is the #1 bestselling author of three books in The 39 Clues series as well as eight books in his Swindle series: Swindle, Zoobreak, Framed, Showoff, Hideout, Jackpot, Unleashed, and Jingle. His other books include This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall! (published when he was 14); The Toilet Paper Tigers; Radio Fifth Grade; Slacker; Restart; Whatshisface; Level 13; the trilogies Island, Everest, Dive, Kidnapped, and Titanic; and the series The Hypnotists and On the Run. Gordon grew up in Thornhill, Ontario and he lives in New York with his family. Visit him online at www.gordonkorman.com.

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Born to Rock

Born to Rock

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Dive #2: The Deep

Dive #2: The Deep

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Epic Adventures for Kids 2-Book Collection

Epic Adventures for Kids 2-Book Collection

Masterminds and The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly
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Hideout (Swindle #5)

Hideout (Swindle #5)

A Swindle Mystery
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Island Trilogy

Island Trilogy

Books 1-3
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Jackpot

Jackpot

A Swindle Mystery
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Jackpot (Swindle #6)

Jackpot (Swindle #6)

A Swindle Mystery
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Kidnapped #2: The Search

Kidnapped #2: The Search

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Mad Science: Now You See It...

Mad Science: Now You See It...

The Incredible Illusions of Ethan Flask and Professor Von Offel
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Mad Science: What a Blast!

Mad Science: What a Blast!

The Explosive Escapades of Ethan Flask and Professor Von Offel
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Maxx Comedy

Maxx Comedy

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Schooled

Schooled

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Slacker

Slacker

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Slapshots

The Complete Series
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Son of the Mob

Son of the Mob

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Son of the Mob 2: Hollywood Hustle

Son of the Mob 2: Hollywood Hustle

Hollywood Hustle
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Swindle

Swindle

A Swindle Mystery
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The Contest (Everest, Book 1)
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From Everest

"What's the matter with you, kid? Why don't you look where you're going?""Sorry." Dominic picked up the vial and scooted out of the way. Mom had continuous nightmares that climbing would kill at least one member of her family. I'll bet she wasn't expecting it to happen like this, he reflected, a little shaken.The SUV accelerated up the ramp, pausing at the top. The driver tossed a candy bar wrapper into the trash barrel and drove off. It was a Summit Energy Bar. Dominic recognized the logo from where he stood, rooted to the spot. He had climbed towering cliffs, yet walking up this gentle slope to get that piece of paper seemed much, much harder. He reached into the garbage and fished out the sticky wrapper. In a way, he almost knew what he would see before he turned it over.A V!It was a ticket to the top of the world.

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The Hypnotists (The Hypnotists, Book 1)
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From The Hypnotists:

"What we do here at Sentia is... hypnotism."

"Hypnotism?" Mrs. Opus sat forward. "You mean like getting somebody to quit smoking? Or overcome a fear of flying?"

Mako shook his head. "That is a kind of therapy a psychiatrist might use, but it's not true hypnotism. What we study at Sentia is an innate ability to penetrate and influence people's minds. I myself happen to have a certain amount of ability in this area, but nothing compared to the kind of gift your son appears to be wielding."

Jax's mouth fell open. "Me? I've never hypnotized anybody! I've never even tried to!"

The director smiled knowingly. "Ah, but you have — and without even realizing it. Have you ever looked into someone's eyes and suddenly experienced the phenomenon that you are actually seeing yourself from the perspective of another?"

Jax was shocked. "How could you know that?"

"What this means is that you have begun to hypnotize this person. A mesmeric link is forming between the two of you, and you are in your subject's mind, seeing what he or she sees."

Jax was speechless. He had come here with the intention of exposing the institute as a fraud. And in less than a minute, not only had the director proved him wrong, but he had also explained the unexplainable — the bizarre visions that had almost convinced Jax he was losing his marbles. The championship basketball game — had Steadman flubbed those foul shots because Jax was standing there whispering, Miss? How many other weird experiences could be understood that way? What had he said in Dr. Gundenberg's office? Better still, you jump out the window. Or at the vaudeville show: You try the chicken routine and see how you like it! At the time, he'd thought the shrink and Ramolo had gone completely crazy. But in reality, they had followed his instructions to the

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Titanic : N° 3 - SOS

Titanic : N° 3 - SOS

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Unleashed

Unleashed

A Swindle Mystery
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Unleashed (Swindle #7)

Unleashed (Swindle #7)

A Swindle Mystery
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Unsinkable (Titanic #1)
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From Titanic Book One: Unsinkable

RMS CARPATHIAMonday, April 15, 1912, 9:30 A.M.

They stood four deep on the afterdeck of the Carpathia, chilled to the bone, staring out at nothing. Dark water, light swells—no evidence that barely seven hours before, the largest and most magnificent ship the world had ever seen had sailed there in all her glory. The truth was nearly impossible to believe: The RMS Titanic lay at the bottom of the sea, along with everyone who sailed in her, save the 706 souls rescued and now aboard the Carpathia."Look!"The cry energized the exhausted throng. A flash of color among the endless waves.A survivor?And then the swell turned over the item that stirred their frozen hearts with momentary hope. A deck chair. Nothing more.

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