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Author interview: antony john earlier this year i read the totally awesome five flavors of dumb by antony john which i loved, loved, loved so much it has a permanent spot on my all-time favourites list and i know many other readers feel the same way so, i was thrilled when antony generously agreed to. The schneider family book award is an award given by the american library association (ala) recognizing authors and illustrators for the excellence of portrayal of the disability experience in literature for youth there is a category for children's books, books appealing to middle grade readers and for young adult literature. Five flavors of dumb has 9367 ratings and 1067 reviews flannery said: i've started a list of books set in seattle and western washington for obvious. Book: five flavors of dumb by antony john genre: young adult publisher: dial books publication date: 2010 pages: 338 summary: piper, the main character in five flavors of dumb by antony john, is an eighteen year old deaf girl whose parents raided her continue reading → posted in challenges.
The compelling originality of john's earlier works (five flavors of dumb, bccb 1/11, etc) the film actors are predictable characters, and it's implausible that the proceedings of what seems to be a pretty small and lackluster vehicle would generate such a frenzy of tabloid interest the twist—that this behind-the-scenes story. Five flavors of dumb is raw, fresh, funny, and authentic piper is my hero — new york times bestselling author lauren myracle i loved it and laughed out loud hilarious and so smart five flavors of dumb proves that everyone, no matter what, deserves to be heard — catherine gilbert murdock, author of dairy queen. Five flavors of dumb by antony john high school senior piper is hit with the news that her parents have used her college funds to help pay for her little sister's cochlear implants, so she strikes out to find a way to replenish her money and her self-worth when the opportunity to become the manager of. Five flavors of dumb [antony john] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers piper is a seventeen-year-old high school senior, and she's just been challenged to get her school's super-popular rock band.
So hearing from catherine that i needed to get my hands on five flavors of dumb was something that had me emailing my penguin sales rep right away and then i actually met antony before i got my hands on his book, and he turned out to be super nice, so i was crossing my heart and hoping again. If you understand how badly disabled readers need to meet ourselves in a book, and if you also understand how often we've been betrayed, then perhaps you'll understand the mingled excitement and trepidation with which i approached the task of reading five flavors of dumb by antony john. Five flavors of dumb (hardcover) by antony john (signed by author) $1699 price: $1699 read more about five flavors of dumb (hardcover) by antony john (signed by author). Piper—gutsy, savvy and, yes, deaf—has signed her way into a gig that promises a big, necessary payoff: manager of dumb, seattle's battle of the bands winners.
Piper is a seventeen-year-old high school senior, and she's just been challenged to get her school's super-popular rock band dumb, a paying gig the catch piper is deaf can she manage a band with five wildly different musicians, nurture a budding romance, and discover her own inner rock star, even though she can't. With a title like five flavors of dumb, antony john captures a reader's attention from the very beginning this week on two separate occasions, i was reading this at work and had two people want to know more based on the title alone it's attention-grabbing, which is perfect for a novel about a band. Nerds heart ya joint review: five flavors of dumb by antony john posted on september 10, 2011 title: five flavors of dumb author: antony john genre: contemporary, young adult publisher: dial publication date: november 2010 hardcover: 352 pages the challenge: piper has one month to get the rock band.
Smugglivus 2010 book review: five flavors of dumb by antony john posted on december 15, 2010 title: five flavors of dumb author: antony john genre: contemporary ya publisher: dial publication date: november 2010 hardcover: 352 pages the challenge: piper has one month to get the rock band dumb a. Eighteen-year-old piper has gotten herself into a mess because of her big mouth , she has one month to get a paying gig for her high school's hottest new rock band, called dumb in piper's mind, the band couldn't have a more perfect name just look at the members: one egomaniacal pretty boy one silent.
About five flavors of dumb piper is a seventeen-year-old high school senior, and she's just been challenged to get her school's super-popular rock band, dumb, a paying gig the catch piper is deaf can she manage a band with five wildly different musicians, nurture a budding romance, and discover her own inner rock. Find all available study guides and summaries for five flavors of dumb by antony john if there is a sparknotes, shmoop, or cliff notes guide, we will have it listed here. Five flavors of dumb buy general fiction nov-2010 the challenge: piper has one month to get the rock band dumb a paying gig the deal: if she does it, piper will become the band's manager and get her share of the profits the catch: how can piper possibly manage one egomaniacal pretty boy, one. Looking for books by antony john see all books authored by antony john, including five flavors of dumb, and elemental, and more on thriftbookscom.