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Slacker Canadian Title

By Gordon Korman   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545823166 Paperback
240 Pages | 5.24" x 7.58" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545823159 Hardcover
240 Pages | 5.8" x 8.53" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545823173 Ebook
240 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Gordon Korman is back — and raising slacking off to a level of high art!

Cameron Boxer is very happy to spend his life avoiding homework, hanging out with his friends, and gaming for hours in his basement. It's not too hard for him to get away with it . . . until he gets so caught up in one game that he almost lets his house burn down around him.


It's time for some serious damage control — so Cameron and his friends invent a fake  school club that will make it seem like they're doing good deeds instead of slacking off. The problem? Some kids think the club is real — and Cameron is stuck being president.

Soon Cameron is part of a mission to save a beaver named Elvis from certain extinction. Along the way, he makes some new friends — and some powerful new enemies. The guy who never cared about anything is now at the center of everything . . . and it's going to take all his slacker skills to win this round.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Gordon Korman's Swindle series:

“Pure fun from top to bottom.” —School Library Journal

“Korman again knocks it out of the park . . . interesting, full of humor, and good fun.” —VOYA

“Goofball-funny and addictive” —Kirkus Reviews