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The Superteacher Project

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ISBN: 9781039706576 Pages: 288 Ages: 9-12 Dimensions: 5.000" x 7.750"

About this book

It’s the start of a new school year and Oliver is looking forward to a seventh-grade year full of spitballs, jokes and pranks with his friend Nathan. And their new homeroom teacher, Mr. Aidact, looks like a prime target. He’s an odd duck — with a weird, stilted vocabulary, an unusual way of looking at things, and a strangely old student teacher constantly in tow. He also has a seemingly superhuman ability to detect and defuse almost every one of Oliver’s schemes.

But that’s not all of it. Mr. Aidact seems to be teaching pretty much every subject. He’s willing to take over jobs no other teacher will, like supervising detention and coaching the field hockey team. Oliver and Nathan are determined to find out what is up with this guy.

What they uncover is out of this world!

Mr. Aidact is, in fact, superhuman — he’s an android, a secret project of the Department of Education. And when the secret leaks out, the school and the PTA are in an uproar, and calls for his “deactivation” are loud and clear.

Can Oliver and his friends turn this plan around and save the teacher they’ve grown to love and appreciate?


“In this funny and provocative outing . . . Korman, as usual, takes the side of the kids. Relayed by multiple narrators, the tale offers both different perspectives on effective teaching methods and food for thought about the notion of ‘personhood.’” — Booklist (starred review)

“This novel has Korman’s trademark humor, fast pace, alternating points of view, and raucous climax. Through his understanding of what makes middle schoolers tick, Korman writes the books kids love to read and teachers ought to read.” —School Library Journal

“Gordon Korman continues his winning streak of high-octane, character-driven, kid-centric and uncannily topical novels with a book looking at the not-too-distant future of Al in education. The Superteacher Project is undoubtedly up there with Korman’s finest.”—CM: Canadian Review of Materials


Shortlisted, Diamond Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice) 2024
Commended, TD Summer Reading Club, Top Recommended Read 2024

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