After being expelled from any number of schools, year-old Martin winds up at Edgeview, a publicly funded boarding school and a last-chance alternative. Books: Hidden Talents, David Lubar fanfiction archive with over 1 stories. Come in to read, write, review, and interact with other fans. Hidden Talents is the debut young adult novel by writer David Lubar. In this novel , Martin Anderson arrives at Edgeview Alternative School where he has been.

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An enjoyable read, but not brilliant.

I mean, there were six of us, but only five were specail. When Martin first gets there he makes friends with his roommate, Torchie, a kid who is constantly accused of setting fires.

It is like a Hunger Games talrnts the younger set. Dad didn’t say a word when he handed me over to the driver. Don’t you sometimes feel trapped and wish you could be a superhero?

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. He begins meeting a lot of new friends in the process and eventually finds out that they all have special psychic powers. Probably a dorky scarf, too.

Hidden Talents

Jul 02, Allen Beasley rated it really liked it. Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie Paperback. I’ll keep it to give to my nephew someday who should be coming out any day now. Apr 13, Kristina Kelly rated it it was amazing. This was my favorite book through middle school and I still love it ten years later. I picked it off the shelf last night and read a few pages to my kids.

There, he makes friends with an odd cast of characters, including a pyromaniac known causing fires even in the controlled school setting.


It is then that Martin realizes that Trash has a talent as well, that he is telepathic. They didn’t pay any attention, but then I went and finished it today. I got the highest score in Final Jeopardy?

When Martin finally convinces his friends of the truth, he also convinces them to take Trash into their group. Sophomores and Other Oxymorons Paperback. Led by Martin, who finally discovers his own hidden talent, the six use their abilities to save Edgeview from Bloodbath and his gang’s attempts to sabotage a state inspection.

As the weeks go by, Martin start Martin has just been sent to the Edgeview Alternative School for kids who have gotten expelled from everywhere else. And as long as I kept talking, I wouldn’t have to think about where I was going. I appreciated the multi-racial cast, but was getting impatient with the pace– on page 88 to be exact– when the story turned in a completely unexpected direction, taking flight into fantasy, science fiction, or magical realism– I’m still not sure how I’d classify it.

The stakes are a little suspect would these boys really develop such passionate school spirit? The boys are successful in their attempts to stop Bloodbath.

Sophomores and Other Oxymorons. The two of them reminded me of a pair of dogs who stop for a quick sniff as they pass each other on their way to important doggy missions. Just lost the review I wrote for this.

It looks like there is a second book in the series which I have to go to the library to check out. Part 2, Seeing the Truth: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I recently watched a mini movie and the main character had telekinesis, so the charter Trash had to be my favorite.

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Jan 17, Adam Hahn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I absolutely love how between each chapter there was little letters, poems, or scripts of scenes that revealed the thoughts or events of the lives of the other characters besides Martin. No way I was going to cause him any trouble. Write a customer review.


I really like to draw. The book itself is written in a very interesting way – the snippets of conversations, memos between teachers and admins, and excerpts of letters from other characters give another dimesion to the ones we follow throughout the story.

This is a story about Martin Anderson who goes to edgeview alternative school. For the next few days, Davkd sits with Trash at lunch, a boy who is always accused of throwing things around it turns out he is a telekinetic, he moves things with his mind. Taents who bought this item also bought.

He has realized that his father is a bully and that his sister needs him. Chapters and Epilogue. Lubar makes a simple story extraordinary with his incomparable wit and outstanding narrative. It is a good book and it kept me wondering because you never really know what is going to happen next. Martin reputation, one of arrogance and rudeness, is farther from the truth.

I mostly know Lubar from his collections of campfire stories and middle school”horror” stories. As he got closer, I realized he wasn’t that much older than my parents—he just moved like he was ancient.