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King Dork Approximately
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Frank Portman (aka Dr. Frank) is the author of King Dork, King Dork Approximately, and Andromeda Klein. He is the singer/songwriter/guitarist of the influential East Bay punk band the Mr. T. Experience (MTX). MTX has released about a dozen albums since forming in the mid-1980s. Frank lives in Oakland, California. Visit him online at frankportman.com, look for him on Facebook, and follow @frankportman on Twitter.

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"A hilarious peek into the male adolescent mind . . . [and] inside this sarcastic teen is the soul of a poet who makes this comedic tale a refreshingly insightful read."--VOYA "Utterly enjoyable, this book's culture-meets-romantic-confusion focus makes it a teen take on Nick Hornby's High Fidelity."--Booklist "Tom's irreverent voice and sharply observed, deeply funny insights about public education and the teen social order carry the story."--Publishers Weekly "Portman has crafted a perceptive protagonist, whose brilliantly wry observations will keep readers laughing and whose voice is infused with an all-too-believable mix of innocence and cynicism."--School Library Journal "King Dork Approximately is a smart and sardonic sequel, a book for all ages."--Largeheartedboy.com "Whether you're male or female, old or young, these two books will put into words feelings that you've always struggled first to express and then to repress."--Reason.com "Sarcastic and funny, but it's also super smart and insightful about the lives of teenagers."--Bustle.com A hilarious peek into the male adolescent mind . . . [and] inside this sarcastic teen is the soul of a poet who makes this comedic tale a refreshingly insightful read. VOYA Utterly enjoyable, this book s culture-meets-romantic-confusion focus makes it a teen take on Nick Hornby's High Fidelity. Booklist Tom s irreverent voice and sharply observed, deeply funny insights about public education and the teen social order carry the story. Publishers Weekly Portman has crafted a perceptive protagonist, whose brilliantly wry observations will keep readers laughing and whose voice is infused with an all-too-believable mix of innocence and cynicism. School Library Journal King Dork Approximately is a smart and sardonic sequel, a book for all ages." Largeheartedboy.com Whether you're male or female, old or young, these two books will put into words feelings that you've always struggled first to express and then to repress." Reason.com Sarcastic and funny, but it s also super smart and insightful about the lives of teenagers. Bustle.com" "A hilarious peek into the male adolescent mind...[and] inside this sarcastic teen is the soul of a poet who makes this comedic tale a refreshingly insightful read."--"VOYA"" " "A voice sharp with humor, sarcasm, and intelligence...utterly enjoyable."--"Booklist"" " "Tom is a winsome character who rings true and whose escapades will keep readers engaged."--"School Library Journal" "Tom's irreverent voice and sharply observed, deeply funny insights about public education and the teen social order carry the story."--"Publishers Weekly""Tom Henderson, is simply one of the greatest voices of adolescence angst ever . . . Whether you're male or female, old or young, these two books will put into words feelings that you've always struggled first to express and then to repress." --"Reason.com"

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