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The Dumbest Idea Ever!

The Dumbest Idea Ever!

by Jimmy Gownley Illustrated by Jimmy Gownley
Jimmy Gownley's graphic novel memoir about the "dumb" idea that changed his life forever!

What if the dumbest idea ever turned your life upside down?

At thirteen, Jimmy was popular, at the top of his class, and the leading scorer on his basketball team. But all that changed when chicken pox forced him to miss the championship game. Things went from bad to worse when he got pneumonia and missed even more school. Before Jimmy knew it, his grades were sinking and nothing seemed to be going right.

How did Jimmy turn things around, get back on top at school, and land a date with the cutest girl in class?

Renowned comics creator Jimmy Gownley shares his adventures as he grows from an eager-to-please boy into a teenage comic book artist. This is the real-life story of how the DUMBEST idea ever became the BEST thing that ever happened to him.
Ages
10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Grade Level Equivalent
2.5
Lexile Measure
GN330L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
272
Genre
Biography and Autobiography, Comic Books and Graphic Novels

About the Author and Illustrator

Jimmy Gownley
Jimmy Gownley

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