Sunday, April 13, 2008

Hard of Hearing Character in The Gollywhopper Games

The Gollywhopper Games by Jody Feldman, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator)
320 pages
Reading Ages: 9-12
Publisher: Greenwillow (March 4, 2008)

Main character Gil Goodson hopes he is ready for the Gollywhopper Games which includes solving puzzles, performing stunts and answering trivia about the Golly Toy & Game Company. If he wins, his dad has promised the family can move out of Orchard Heights. Gil has been studying and he thinks he knows everything about the store's history and merchandise; yet, he has some formidable opponents, including Hard of Hearing character Thorn, who have their own special talents.
Thorn uses a high-tech hearing aid and lipreading to communicate. The book includes humor and brain-teasers.

1 comment:

Jodi Cutler Del Dottore said...

Sharon,
I just tagged you, check out my blog when you have a chance for the rules..Hugs, Jodi