My Life as a Gamer
Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian illustrator
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?
Here's another funny and heartfelt book about the irrepressible Derek Fallon as he tries to navigate life in middle school.