The Dumbest Idea Ever

By GOWNLEY, Jimmy

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ISBN
9780545453462 9780545453479
Publisher
Scholastic Graphix


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2014  |  Graphic Novels

Gr 5–8—In this funny and heartfelt graphic memoir by the author of the popular "Amelia Rules" series (Atheneum), Gownley introduces readers to his 13-year-old self. With excellent grades and strong skills on the basketball court, Jimmy is a star at his school until a nasty bout with chicken pox and pneumonia force him to miss over a month of classes and the championship game. While bedridden, the young artist rediscovers his love of comics and soon sets about creating and publishing his very ow...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2014

Before making it big with the Amelia Rules! series, Gownley was a normal teenager in a small Pennsylvania town. He starred on the basketball court and in the classroom, but an untimely bout of chicken pox at age thirteen caused Jimmy to miss his team's championship game and a ton of school. As Jimmy's grades began to slide, ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

In this graphic novel memoir, thirteen-year-old Jimmy was a basketball star and top student until an untimely bout of...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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