by Josh Lieb
Razorbill 2009 (Book Website)
Omaha, Nebraska, twelve-year-old Oliver Watson has everyone convinced that he is extremely stupid and lazy, but he is actually a very wealthy, evil genius, and when he decides to run for seventh-grade class president, nothing will stand in his way.
General Book Discussion Questions (Book-Clubs-Resource.com),
Lexile: 780. Accelerated Reader: Level 5.1. Reading Counts: Level 4.7.
Blogs: Fuse #8, Reading Rants!, Teen Ink, Dog Eared (National Geographic), The Book Bench (The New Yorker), Murmur.com, Conversation Pieces: Building Bright Ideas, PopMatters, I Just Read About That…, The Bend in the Road, Commonsense Media,
Good vs. Evil: Young Adolescent Boys Discover Their Inner Warriors by Janie Riddle Goodman, SCMSA Journal 2009-2010
Josh Lieb of ‘Daily Show’ puts his wit to ‘Unspeakable Evil’ by Bob Minzesheimer, USA TODAY October 22, 2009
So What Do You Do, Josh Lieb, Executive Producer, The Daily Show? by Amanda Ernst, Mediabistro.com October 21, 2009
Neil Gaiman and Josh Lieb Get Hollywood All Excited About YA Books Again, New York Magazine/Vulture
Alarmingly Long Movie Title Raises Eyebrows, Doubts by Josh Radde, Film School Rejects March 26, 2008
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