Gordon Korman famously wrote his first book This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall — a Grade 7 English assignment — at the age of 12. The middle-grade novel was the start of an iconic Canadian series about best friends Bruno and Boots and their hilarious antics at boarding school. Korman, now 54, has written over 80 books for young readers, including Ungifted, Restart and I Want to Go Home. Korman's books have been translated into 32 languages and sold over 30 million copies worldwide.
Korman grew up in Toronto and now lives in Long Island, New York.
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