My Life as a Gamer (My Life, #5)

About the Author: Janet Tashjian

Janet Tashjian is a middle grade and young adult novelist who s been writing books for children for fifteen years Her first novel Tru Confessions was made into a critically acclaimed Disney TV movie starring Clara Bryant and Shia LaBeouf The Gospel According to Larry is a cult favorite and Fault Line is taught in many middle and high schools Her novels My Life As a Book, My Life As a Stuntboy, Janet Tashjian is a middle grade and young adult novelist who s been writing books for children for fifteen years Her first novel Tru Confessions was made into a critically acclaimed Disney TV movie starring Clara Bryant and Shia LaBeouf The Gospel According to Larry is a cult favorite and Fault Line is taught in many middle and high schools Her novels My Life As a Book, My Life As a Stuntboy, and My Life As a Cartoonist are all illustrated by her teenage son, Jake Their collaboration continues with Einstein the Class Hamster coming in August.Janet lives with her family in Los Angeles, enjoying her respite from the long Boston winters When she isn t writing, she s rewriting Janet has been doing school visits for fifteen years you can email her at spatulaproductions mac.com for details.We invite you to follow her on Twitter JanetTashjian and like her books on Facebook check out her YouTube Channel


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  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • My Life as a Gamer (My Life, #5)
  • Janet Tashjian
  • 11 December 2017
  • 0805098518

My Life as a Gamer (My Life, #5) Derek Fallon Gets The Chance Of A Lifetime To Participate In A Gaming Company Focus Group And To Test Out A New Video Game Called Arctic Ninja Together With His Friends Carly, Matt, And Umberto, Derek Thinks His Gaming Talents Will Be Showcased But He Soon Realizes That Everyone Has Got Him Beat, Including Whiz Kid El Cid On Top Of That, School Reading Tests Have Begun And Derek Feels Doubly Off His Game Isn T There Anything He S Good At

10 thoughts on “My Life as a Gamer (My Life, #5)

  1. Erica Sonzogni says:

    What an excellent book I definitely will be recommending this to many of my students Even their parents would enjoy reading this The main character is funny, yet lovable, in the fact that he has difficulties with reading and doesn t like school As a teacher, usually this is a turnoff, but his friends give him strategies the same ones I teach my students which enables him to succeed Also, in order for Derek to understand what he reads, he draws cartoons depicting vocabulary words in the ma What an excellent book I definitely will be recommending this to many of my students Even their parents would enjoy reading this The main character is funny, yet lovable, in the fact that he has difficulties with reading and doesn t like school As a teacher, usually this is a turnoff, but his friends give him strategies the same ones I teach my students which enables him to succeed Also, in order for Derek to understand what he reads, he draws cartoons depicting vocabulary words in the margins This helps to expand the reader s vocabulary knowledge as well as give them a tool to use when they learn new words One item I would like to criticize, thou...

  2. Niko says:

    Cattarin, NikoOct 27 2015Goodreads Book ReviewLanguage Arts This book is about how a kid named Derek Fallon and his friends get invited to test the brand new video game called Arctic Ninja.The setting in this book was at Derek s house and Global Games, a place where they test video games and film TV shows The story is from Derek s point of view The protagonist in the story would be Derek Other main characters are El Cid, Carly, Umberto, Matt and Tom their instructor The book is mainly about Cattarin, NikoOct 27 2015Goodreads Book ReviewLanguage Arts This book is about how a kid named Derek Fallon and his friends...

  3. James says:

    This book was fantastic This is a great Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series with a lotplot and vocabulary words such as tirade, deadpan, and liberated On top of all the great vocabulary and plot, it can really relate to kids in middle school Derek Fallon s character is very similar to a typical middle school student He loves to hang out, and play with friends Throughout this book, it was also a rapid page turner, wondering what would happen with Derek about him and his dream of testing o This book was fantastic This is a great Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series with a lot...

  4. Nicky H says:

    This book is about a kid named Derek Fallon that gets chosen to test video games along with other kids Derek loves to play video games so he is really excited about this opportunity His parents also want him t...

  5. Elizabeth says:

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  6. Paul Reed says:

    I thought that it was cool that Devin could write cartoons to go along with vocabulary words I liked all of the pictures and the words together except for admitting.

  7. Christine Rains says:

    All Derek wants to do is play video games with his friends, but the state tests are coming up and he really needs to study or he might flunk Yet he gets a special opportunity to be part of a focus group to test a new video game That s tonsimportant, right This is the first book from this author I ve picked up I read this with my seven and a half year old son He enjoyed the gaming parts and thought it was funny He learned some new vocabulary words, and the little drawings in the margin All Derek wants to do is play video games with his friends, but the state tests are coming up and he really needs to study or he might flunk Yet he gets a special opportunity to be part of a focus group to test a new video game That s tonsimportant, right This is the first book from this author I ve picked up I read this with my seven and a half year old son He enjoyed the gaming parts and thought it was funny He learned some new vocabulary words, and the little drawings...

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  9. Anthony says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I really liked My Life as a Gamer because Derek and I have a lot in common plus, it s a great book to read Derek is faced with Arctic Ninja and the state tests are coming up so Derek has to step up his learning ability to pass and keep his gaming ability up when he s up against El Sid, the 1 play station player Carly and Amanda who is really El...

  10. Izaan Rizvi says:

    This book was really interesting and had a lot of detail into it I especially liked the vocabulary on the side because it helps with new words which can be helpful for grades 3 5 What I didn t like that much was that half the ending was kind...