Cameron Boxer is very happy to spend his life avoiding homework, hanging out with his friends, and gaming for hours in his basement. It's not too hard for him to get away with it . . . until he gets so caught up in one game that he almost lets his house burn down around him.
Oops.
It's time for some serious damage control--so Cameron and his friends invent a fake school club that will make it seem like they're doing good deeds instead of slacking off. The problem? Some kids think the club is real--and Cameron is stuck being president.
Soon Cameron is part of a mission to save a beaver named Elvis from certain extinction. Along the way, he makes some new friends--and some powerful new enemies. The guy who never cared about anything is now at the center of everything . . . and it's going to take all his slacker skills to win this round.

Paperback, 240 pages
Published on April 25, 2017 by Scholastic Press
ISBN-10: 0545823161
ISBN-13: 9780545823166
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  • DakotaThursday, January 12, 2017 at 4:33 pm
    I love it
    • casgirl
      casgirlSunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:24 pm33 stars
      Slacker , by Gordon Korman . was no what I thought it was going to be about. but it was a ok book to read.
      • rrwwnn
        rrwwnnSunday, September 25, 2016 at 1:32 pm
        But then word gets out, and kids think the club is real and want to start joining- and Cameron is their president. So Cameron has to play along, so his bluff won't be revealed. He even makes a few new friends.
        • david6411011
          david6411011Friday, September 16, 2016 at 6:49 am55 stars
          Will he be able to play video games because he burnt the house down with ziti overcooked. His parents don't let him play until he gets involved in something is he going to make something up , or is he gonna actually join something. READ TO FIND OUT1?!?!?!
          • annabethluna
            annabethlunaFriday, August 26, 2016 at 1:22 pm44 stars
            A boy named Cameron Boxer is a slacker. Then he gets picked to go on a mission to save an otter that is about to become extinct. This is just the start of his adventure.
            • mayhem
              mayhemMonday, August 22, 2016 at 11:08 pm
              are you a slacker? am i a slacker? am i considered a slacker since i haven't yet read the book? i want to read a slacker as slacker.
              • snicker9
                snicker9Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 6:51 am44 stars
                Slacker is about Cameron Boxer, a boy who is known for his laziness and is very happy to live his life practicing for the big video game competition. Usually nobody really pays attention to his lifestyle, that is until he gets caught up in a game, and almost lets the house burn down. So when his parents threaten to take away his game console, Cameron and his friends decide to take drastic action. They set up a fake school club so that their parents think they are doing good deeds. But then word gets out, and kids think the club is real and want to start joining- and Cameron is their president. So Cameron has to play along, so his bluff won't be revealed. He even makes a few new friends. But he also makes some powerful enemies. It will take everything Cameron has to make this right. One interesting part of this book is that each chapter is told by a different viewpoint. At first it can be confusing, but once you know who everyone is then it helps to bring the full picture of the plot together, so you know what is happening. I would recommend this book to higher elementary grades and middle school aged kids. I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars.
                • aub112705
                  aub112705Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 12:35 pm44 stars
                  I won this book in one of your giveaway when it got to my house I read it right away Gordon Korman is a amazing author I love his book Masterminds! Slacker is now my second favorite book!
                  • bbear5
                    bbear5Monday, August 1, 2016 at 8:00 am44 stars
                    I thought this was an amazing book! if you like action books this is the one. I very highly recommend this book. I hope you like this book as much as I do.
                    • strawberry1234
                      strawberry1234Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:36 pm
                      I just started reading this book. I like it so far. I am really happy i selected this book as my prize if there is a second book i will read it

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