He is consistently lying to get what he wants. There are some good jokes but some did go over my head. His story is a quick read and lots of fun. Max is a resilient character who finally gets some of the recognition and attention that he craves. Ever since he was 7 years old he’s wanted to be a professional stand-up comic. If this was your first Korman, try again.
To view it, click here. But they are also very forgiving of one another and their mutual understanding and support make this a positive book. Bits and snatches of his routine open each chapter and add to the presentation. Feb 15, Jackie Guifarro rated it it was amazing. See all 3 questions about Maxx Comedy…. I have read several of Gordon Kormon’s books and I think this was one of my favorites! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Maxx Comedy: The Funniest Kid in America by Gordon Korman
Mwxx see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Eleven-year-old Max Carmody has wanted to be a stand-up comedian since he was five, so when a contest is held to find the “world’s funniest kid, ” he goes through all kinds of craziness to win.
Feb 16, Chad Cantin rated it really liked it. It was about a kid who thinks he is the funniest kid in sixth grade.
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Or will he discover, as an old actor once said, Dying is easy; comedy is hard. Sep 28, Brenten Gilbert rated it liked it Shelves: But they are also very forgiving of one another and their mutual understanding and support make this a positive book. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
First there was “American Idol. I hope to read more of gordon Kormon’s books in the future!
Contests — Juvenile fiction. Max has to go through all sorts of problems along the way.
Max is able though to see the humor in the end at his partly successful attempt as a comedian. It a good book. Korman wrote his first book, “This Can’t be Happening at Macdonald Hall”, when he was 12 years old, for a coach who suddenly found himself teaching 7th grade English.
Ever since he was 7 years old he’s wanted to be a professional stand-up comic. Its about this kid who thinks he is he funniest guy in America. BUT as I think through 6h book I really like it and I stopped taking it as off the wall chaos comedy I really started liking naxx book.
The bumbling boy and his trio of best friends-including a constantly self-deprecating girl who makes Eeyore sound like Pollyanna-careen from one ill-fated slapstick scenario to another. The following items were successfully added. To audition, he must submit a video of his comedy routine. Francie Stanford rated it it was ok Apr 24, Korman has a formula to making books and this book follows along with it.
Mar 30, Lora rated it liked it Shelves: Max is a resilient character who finally gets some of the recognition and attention that he craves. I think the book is for kids that are maybe years younger then me.
Feb 04, Salsabrarian added it Shelves: I appreciate that Korman was distancing himself from his more humorous mxxx but it isn’t as interesting as his completely dramatic works like Son of the Mob or The Deep nor as charming as his funnier ones.
Nov 01, Aden Schmidt rated it it was storjtown. I am beginning to think I don’t like Gordon Korman’s writing. Refresh and try again. Described as “kinda msxx.
Max enters a contest called the funniest kid contest and he does all this stuff to prepare for the contest. Given its title and subject matter this book conspicuously and disappointingly lacked funny material. Aug 30, Amanda rated it it was ok. Books by Gordon Korman.
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Jeanne Kimball rated it it was ok Grad 16, Oct 24, Mr. A couple of weeks later, Max receives a letter that his audition tape was funny enough to qualify him for the contest.
Max knows he’s funny, the trouble is in convincing everyone else. To ask other readers questions about Maxx Comedyplease sign up. Jan 22, Kathy rated it liked it.