My Life as a Gamer

Author(s): Janet Tashjian; Jake Tashjian (Illustrator)

Junior Fiction (Ages 5-9)

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.A Christy Ottaviano Book


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"Another fun, emotionally resonant read for the Wimpy Kid set and beyond." --Kirkus Reviews on My Life as a Stuntboy"A fast-moving plot and relatable protagonist make this stand-alone sequel a good choice for boys who, like Derek, would rather reach for a TV remote or game controller than a book." --School Library Journal on My Life as a Stuntboy"Fans of the first will be utterly delighted by this sequel and anxious to see what Jake will turn up as next." --BCCB on My Life as a Stuntboy"This is a great package for kids, especially those like Derek who don't think they like to read." --Booklist on My Life as a Stuntboy

Janet Tashjian is the author of the popular My Life series including My Life as a Book, My Life as a Stuntboy, My Life as a Cartoonist, and My Life as a Joke, as well as the Einstein the Class Hamster series, illustrated by her son, Jake Tashjian. Jake and Janet live in Studio City, California. Visit her online at

General Fields

  • : 9781250143686
  • : Square Fish
  • : Square Fish
  • : 0.216
  • : March 2018
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Janet Tashjian; Jake Tashjian (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 288
  • : black-and-white illustrations