Skip to main content

Gordon Korman

Biography

Gordon Korman

Gordon Korman is the author of more than 60 books for kids and young adults. His writing career began at the age of 12 when his seventh-grade English assignment became his first published novel.

Now, 33 years later, he is a full-time writer and speaker, with more than sixteen million copies of his novels in print. His books have been translated into French, Swedish, Danish, Spanish, Norwegian, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Greek and Thai. Each year he travels extensively, visiting schools and libraries, bringing his trademark humor and adventure styles to readers everywhere.

A native of Ontario, Canada, he lives with his family on Long Island, outside New York City.

Gordon Korman

Books by Gordon Korman

by Gordon Korman - Children's, Fiction, Mystery

The Man With The Plan is back for another adventure. Only this time, while his parents are away for six weeks, Griffin has promised that he will behave while staying at Ben’s house. Unfortunately, an unexpected emergency explodes out of control, and Griffin has no choice but to come up with the ultimate plan to save their friend Savannah’s huge, unruly Doberman --- by entering him in a fancy dog show.

by Gordon Korman - Fiction

Gecko Fosse drove the getaway car. Terence Florian ran with the worst gang in Chicago. Arjay Moran killed someone. All three boys are serving time in juvenile detention centers until they get a second chance. Douglas Healy, a former juvenile delinquent himself, is running an experimental halfway house in New York City, where he wants to make a difference in the lives of kids like Gecko, Terence, and Arjay. Things are going well until one night Healy is knocked unconscious while trying to break up a scuffle among the boys. Terrified of the consequences, they drop him off at a hospital and run away. But if the boys are discovered, their second chance will be their last....