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David Lubar

Autor(a) de Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie

57+ Works 7,823 Membros 178 Críticas 3 Favorited

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Obras por David Lubar

Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie (2005) 1,212 exemplares
Punished! (2006) 1,131 exemplares
Hidden Talents (2000) 630 exemplares
True Talents (2007) 383 exemplares
Dunk (2002) 232 exemplares
Flip (2003) 144 exemplares
Sophomores and Other Oxymorons (2015) 91 exemplares
Numbed! (2013) 88 exemplares
Ghost Attack (Monster Itch #1) (2017) 86 exemplares
Character, Driven (2016) 86 exemplares
Monster Road (1999) 71 exemplares
Wizards of the Game (1750) 60 exemplares
The Vanishing Vampire (1997) 49 exemplares
Dog Days (2004) 47 exemplares
Hyde and Shriek (2013) 26 exemplares
The Unwilling Witch (1997) 23 exemplares
Vampire Trouble (Monster Itch #2) (2017) 21 exemplares
The Wavering Werewolf (1997) 16 exemplares
The Bully Bug (2014) 12 exemplares
The Gloomy Ghost (1998) 12 exemplares
Emperor of the Universe (2019) 8 exemplares
Kid Appeal (2011) 3 exemplares

Associated Works

Guys Write for Guys Read (2005) — Contribuidor — 770 exemplares
Guys Read: Funny Business (2010) — Contribuidor — 692 exemplares
Tripping Over the Lunch Lady and Other School Stories (2004) — Contribuidor — 250 exemplares
First Crossing: Stories About Teen Immigrants (2004) — Contribuidor — 196 exemplares
Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show (v. 1) (2008) — Contribuidor — 194 exemplares
Shattered: Stories of Children and War (2002) — Contribuidor — 148 exemplares
Ender's World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender's Game (2013) — Contribuidor — 136 exemplares
Ribbiting Tales: Original Stories about Frogs (2000) — Contribuidor — 113 exemplares
Owning It: Stories About Teens with Disabilities (2008) — Contribuidor — 113 exemplares
Twice Told: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork (2006) — Contribuidor — 111 exemplares
Every Man for Himself: Ten Original Stories About Being a Guy (2005) — Contribuidor — 95 exemplares
What Are You Afraid Of?: Stories about Phobias (2006) — Contribuidor — 90 exemplares
Destination Unexpected: Short Stories (2003) — Contribuidor — 78 exemplares
Dreams and Visions: Fourteen Flights of Fantasy (2006) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Sports Shorts (2005) — Contribuidor — 49 exemplares
Lay-Ups and Long Shots (2008) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Don't Cramp My Style: Stories About "That" Time of the Month (2004) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
Lost and Found (13-in-1) (2000) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Soul Searching: Thirteen Stories about Faith and Belief (2002) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
InterGalactic Medicine Show, Issue 26 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum



Found: YA Super Powered Kids em Name that Book (Maio 2021)


BooksInMirror | 16 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
A promising new series for 9-12 year olds. The usual trio of main characters: the everyman chosen one, the goofy best friend, and the brainy girl. The usual alienation metaphor: this time it's being half-dead. Pretty decent writing.

I really didn't like the line: "a solution isn't like a piece of clothing--you can't always find one that fits the way you want" because I certainly can't always find clothes that fit the way I like.
LibrarianDest | 12 outras críticas | Jan 3, 2024 |
I'll admit I just read this because I really thought I'd finish the book I was almost done with afterwards so I wouldn't end the year on this. It didn't work out that way. My son first read this series when he was 10 and he's 13 now and still holding onto them...I think they're maybe too dark for 10-year-olds and too juvenile for 13-year-olds having read this one. The one thing I did really like though was at the back of the book where Lubar explains his thought process for each story. I thought that was interesting and cool to read.… (mais)
Sean191 | 4 outras críticas | Jan 2, 2024 |
Adventure and science fiction aren’t exactly in my comfort zone, they’re genres I just occasionally dip my toe into and maybe it’s for that reason that this felt a little on the long side, but for the most part, I was entertained.

There were moments where I wondered at lead character Nicholas scarcely reacting to the increasingly bizarre situations he’s thrown into, like winding up in outerspace, creatures talking who ordinarily wouldn’t, being the target of a pursuit, etc., there was a lot of unusual stuff happening here and it barely phases this kid. I did at times crave a little more of a response from him to these strange events, but the actual intended middle-grade audience will probably have an easier time identifying with Nicholas’s ability to go with the flow than I do as an adult.

This isn’t a graphic novel, but I could see this potentially appealing to those readers with its light sprinkling of illustrations and the frequent and often quite smart laughs all throughout this adventure.

Since my reading sensibilities lean toward the emotional, the friendships were my happiest place in this book, I loved Nicholas’s bond with his gerbil Henrietta, and to my surprise, the author even had me sharing Nicholas’s fondness for Jeef, a package of ground beef, not only a uniquely memorable character, but one I cared about more than anyone else. They’re a group that I’ll look forward to catching up with in the other books in this trilogy whenever I’m in the right mood for a little something different.
… (mais)
SJGirl | Nov 6, 2023 |



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