A True Nerd? Maybe

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Elissa Brent Weisman's hilarious novel, "Nerd Camp," will keep you laughing out loud. In this novel, Gabe, an 11 year old boy is going to sleep away camp for six weeks.

Elissa Brent Weisman's hilarious novel, "Nerd Camp," will keep you laughing out loud. In this novel, Gabe, an 11 year old boy is going to sleep away camp for six weeks. Not just any sleep away camp though, it's the Summer Camp for Gifted Enrichment. Or as other kids call it, Smart Camp for Geeks and Eggheads. Being a nerd has never bothered Gabe before, but when he meets his super cool stepbrother, Zach, he starts to have doubts. He decides to tell the truth to Zach, just not the whole truth.

 

As soon as he gets there, he makes friends with his bunkmates, Wesley and Nikhil. Then, he meets his "arch-enemy" Amanda. Gabe feels she is always following him, and she feels the same. He finally creams her in a sing off. One night, everyone hears a strange siren sound. Some kids think it is the police. Others believe it's just people with flashlights. Gabe just can't stand the anticipation. He gets out of bed and tip-toes to the door. The door creaks open and…

 

I would recommend this book to boys and girls that are age 10 and up, as some words are for older kids. I fell in love with this book and would rate it a ten any day. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did.