The 6th Grade Nickname Game, The: Sixth Grade Nickname Game

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Hyperion Book CH, Sep 11, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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For best friends Jeff and Wiley, the two inseparable nicknamers in 6B, there is practically nobody in their school who hasn't had the dubious honor of receiving a new, more appropriate name from them. They've dubbed their own underachieving class "The Dim Bulbs", their pop-eyed principal is better known as "Deer in Headlights", and their new enormous football coach-turned-English teacher is now "Mr. Huge".

It's only when a certain spunky red-haired environmentalist named Cassandra enters their lives that they begin to doubt their nicknaming prowess. No name seems to say it all.

On top of everything, some of the nicknames that Jeff and Wiley have invented are backfiring, and their new teacher is in danger of losing his job. Will the nicknamers be able to get it together before it's too late?

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User Review  - ZoeSNicholson - LibraryThing

OOPS. Snoopy. Iceman. Gas Bag. Mr. Huge. Deer in Headlights. Wiley Adamson and Jeff Greenbaum are best friends, but they’re also the best nicknames in Pennsylvania. Almost everyone at OOPS has been ... Read full review

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User Review  - KenzieL - LibraryThing

This book is about 2 best-friends named Jeff and Wiley. They are 2 6th grader boys who are known for nickname giving they have a nickname for everyone. But suddenly a new girl named, Cassandra comes ... Read full review


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Gordon Korman is one of the most popular young adult and middle grade authors writing today. He published his first book at the young age of fourteen and has been going strong ever since. A tireless self-promoter, Gordon is constantly traveling across the country to visit different schools. He and his wife, a teacher, live on Long Island with their three children.

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