Hidden Talents

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Tor Teen
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5.4 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

DAVID LUBAR created a sensation with his debut novel, Hidden Talents, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He is also the author of True Talents, Flip, and Extremities, an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers, as well as the popular Weenies short-story collections, and the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series, which has been optioned for TV. He lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.


"At a time when truly humorous young adult fiction is scarce, reading Lubar's first YA novel (a coming of age story) is like finding a nest of kittens in a hayloft--wondrously surprising, playful, and heartwarming." --VOYA (5Q, 4P, M, J)

"Hidden Talents provides us with a glimpse of David Lubar as a writer whose comic talent is matched by his ability to write with sensitivity and power about adolescents." --The Alan Review

"On the whole Lubar serves up great fun, along with an insight or two for those whose powers are only too human." --Publishers Weekly

"[T]he interrelationships between the five misfits and their interactions with the teachers are credible, and the dialogue is right on target. With plenty of humor, this is a good bet for reluctant readers as well as for kids who like offbeat fiction." --Booklist

"Hidden Talents is becoming--and deserves to be--a classic of YA literature. It's one of the best, no matter what age you are." --Orson Scott Card, bestselling author of Ender's Game