“Schooled,” by Gordan Korman

“Schooled,” by Gordan Korman is a humorous story about a young hippie in the modern world.

Book Cover of Schooled by Gordan KormanCapricorn Anderson has grown up on a farm commune, home schooled by his grandmother Rain. But when his grandmother falls out of a tree and breaks her hip she has to undergo therapy, and Capricorn can't stay on the commune by himself.

Capricorn has to live with a guidance counselor and her teenage daughter, attend the local high school and learn about the world outside the commune. Capricorn may be an expert on meditation, tie-dying, and tai chi, but he's clueless when it comes to iPods, pizza, and the other important elements of modern life.

“Schooled” made me laugh more than a few times. The main character Capricorn is humorous without being too ridiculous. Also Korman tells the story not only from Capricorn's point of view but also through the words of his classmates and other people around him. The resulting book is a very enjoyable and pleasant piece of entertainment.

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Inkweaver Review 2008-09-06T09:46:00-05:00

11 replies so far. What are your thoughts?

Sassy Mama Bear said...

added this to my TBR list sounds like something I will enjoy.

NathanKP said...

I'm sure that you will enjoy it. Thanks for commenting.

NathanKP

Anonymous said...

Right now I'm looking for a book to read, I just finished one today. I think "Schooled" might be my choice!

NathanKP said...

You'll definitely enjoy it that's for sure. Thanks for commenting.

NathanKP - Imagination Manifesto

Anonymous said...

This book was great! Anyone who's considering it should read it.

NathanKP said...

Thank you very much for the feedback!

Nathan

Anonymous said...

i think that this book is really good. it is very funny to read.

NathanKP said...

"Schooled" certainly is humorous.

Thanks for commenting.

Anonymous said...

I liked "Schooled".... it was funny. I actually did a report on it!

Anonymous said...

what are some symbols in this book PLEASE ANSWER ASAP its for my summative im going crazy i reallyy dont think there is any. and if there iss can the tye died shirts be one? and if so how

Anonymous said...

i really liked this book im still reading it but so far it is amazing. i cant believe people used to do thing like they say in this book it was so weird. i would highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to take a trip to the past