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No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman
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Jan 09, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: read-juvenile, read-teen, audiobooks

8th grader Wallace Wallace cannot lie. His negative book review of his teacher's favorite book lands him in detention, which consists of attending drama club practices where they are performing a stage adaptation of the book. Of course, hilarity and confusion ensue.

I loved the ideas of friendship in the book. Listening to the audiobook, I enjoyed the change of narration between the different characters, except for the teacher. I disagreed so fundamentally with his punishment that I couldn't get past it. I was also upset that Wallace's mom didn't become more involved. But if it was resolved that easily, there wouldn't be a book, so I'll get over it.

Overall, an awesome book about friendship, middle school, and being mellow. Also a clean read for younger readers.

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