Con Academy

By SCHREIBER, Joe

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ISBN
9780544320208 9780544320222
Publisher
HMH


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2015  |  Young Adult

Gr 6–10—The author successfully weaves a plot that is humorous and intriguing. Shea is an active con artist who has stealthily gained admission to one of the most prestigious prepatory high schools in New England, Connaughton Academy. However, he hits a snag when a fellow student Dufrescne figures out his well-orchestrated plan. Readers are then left to follow Shea as he tries to navigate life at Connaughton. This novel successfully mirrors s...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on August 1, 2015

New England’s elite Connaughton Academy sure does attract interesting students. Will Shea, for one, is on scholarship from the tiny Pacific island of Ebeye. Andrea Dufresne is a “poor scholarship student from a displaced village in the Balkans.” Problem is, none of that is true. They both faked identities and forged transcripts to get into Connaughton, and now, wary of detection, they develop a high-stakes contest: whoever cons a classmate into handing over ten thousand doll...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Will Shea and Andrea Dufresne faked identities to win scholarships to New England's elite Connaughton Academy. Wary of detection, they develop...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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