Stanford Wong Flunks Big-time

Stanford Wong Flunks Big-time

eBook - 2007
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After flunking sixth-grade English, basketball prodigy Stanford Wong must struggle to pass his summer-school class, keep his failure a secret from his friends, and satisfy his academically demanding father.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2007], c2005
ISBN: 9780545281508
0545281504
Call Number: EBOOK AXIS 360
Characteristics: 1 online resource (296 p.) : ill

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Very funny book about a likeable underachieving basketball player who must improve his grades to please his parents.


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green_wolf_440
Aug 03, 2014

It's a really great book! I love Stanford's point of view of the story and his might just be my favorite of all 3! 😄🏀

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Cali7766
Dec 01, 2013

Amazing book!!! It's cool to hear the story from a boy's point of view.

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Mochi5
Apr 03, 2011

It's basically Standford's perspective of what happened in Millicent Min, Girl Genius.

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Nitharsan224
Apr 02, 2011

Great Book!

Good book! I liked it better than So Totally Emily Ebers because it was interesting to read it from a boy's point-of-view. Awesome book!

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Pygoscelis
Jul 06, 2010

Lisa Yee said that she wrote this book to show her daughter that boys aren't really smelly and stupid. In that aspect, she's halfway there. Stanford and his guy friends are still sweaty, smelly, and have fart-fests and the like, but by telling his side of the story (which, even as a girl, I thought was less annoying and more empathetic than Millicent's, whose book tells the same story from her point of view) she very convincingly shows him as just another kid with the same hopes, dreams, and worries as everyone else. Although he's a relatively normal kid, Yee's writing makes him interesting by portraying him with sensitivity and humor, making for a good read (middle school).

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rosepetal16
Oct 22, 2009

Better book than Millicent Min, Girl Genius, but still not as good as So totally Emily Ebers. by the way, his hair looks too short on the cover!

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ewalk98
Sep 17, 2009

this book is great, but i probably liked So Totally Emily Ebers better. (by a little bit)

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