Gordon Korman wrote his first published book when he was in junior high. It was written as an assignment for English class. By the time he was a senior in high school, Korman had written and published four books and was working on a fifth. Remarkable Writers is a biography series that profiles and celebrates significant children's authors. Each book explores the life of a well-known children's writer and provides an overview of his or her most popular books. Additional facts are provided through a timeline, awards, and fan information. This is an AV2 media enhanced book. A unique book code printed on page 2 unlocks multimedia content. This book comes alive with video, audio, weblinks, slide shows, activities, hands-on experiments, and much more. Book jacket.