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Five Flavors of Dumb - Antony John
Five Flavors of Dumb
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Piper is a seventeen-year-old high school senior, and she's just been challenged to get her school's super-popular rock band, Dumb, a paying gig. The catch? Piper is deaf. Can she manage a band with five wildly different musicians, nurture a budding romance, and discover her own inner rock star,... show more
Piper is a seventeen-year-old high school senior, and she's just been challenged to get her school's super-popular rock band, Dumb, a paying gig. The catch? Piper is deaf. Can she manage a band with five wildly different musicians, nurture a budding romance, and discover her own inner rock star, though she can't hear Dumb's music?Complex characterizations, authentic dialogue and realistic ups-and-downs give this title chart-topping potential." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review"I loved it and laughed out loud. Hilarious and so smart. Dumb proves that everyone, no matter what, deserves to be heard." - Catherine Gilbert Murdock, author of Dairy Queen"
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142419434 (0142419435)
ASIN: 142419435
Publisher: Speak
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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No Bent Spines
No Bent Spines rated it
http://www.nobentspines.blogspot.com/3.5Let's just start with the cover. I love it. It's one of my favorites!! The colors are amazing the girl has the whole rocker things going on. The font really fits with the book too(: And look at all those screaming fans!!!Le book. Well....okay. I had high expec...
AnjaIsReading
AnjaIsReading rated it
Short conclusion:Never before I've read an book written from a deaf person's POV, and even though there were no new insights to speak of, it was pretty interesting. I still don't know why the author made his MC deaf, or what deafness contributes to the plot (imo it wasn't that relevant), but I think...
ellemoe
ellemoe rated it
Loved it. Simply loved it. No complaints. My emotions were all over the place with Piper's parents though. John wrote them in such a real way that I hated them immensely. Such great character growth occurred in just about everyone though. Well, everyone but Josh. Don't get his deal but I'm glad he e...
DevTheReader
DevTheReader rated it
Rating-> 3.5Five Flavors of Dumb has been around and so have I . I've seen a lot of great reviews about it but never did I have the heart to just go and buy this book so that I could read it and be happy like everybody else . Many a times I even came close to reading it but along came other books th...
Tongue Tied
Tongue Tied rated it
I honestly wish I liked this book more. It has such a great premise. Unfortunately I found nearly every character (apart from Ed and Will) extremely annoying.
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