August 23, 2013

Swindle Movie

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Swindle book cover by Gordon KormanSwindle Movie

Have you read the book Swindle by Gordon Korman? I LOVE that book! It was one of my top 5 books in 2008 when it came out, and since then, Korman has written 4 other books in the series: Zoobreak, Framed, Showoff, and Hideout.

So. . . .yeah, I’m excited for the Nickelodeon original TV movie, Swindle, premiering Saturday, Aug. 24, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Plus, look’s who’s in it: Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande from Sam & Cat; Noah Crawford and Chris O’Neal from How to Rock; Ciara Bravo from Big Time Rush; and iCarly’s Noah Munck! How can it not be fun?Swindle movie cast photo

In Swindle, an evil collector cons Griffin (played by Crawford) out of a million-dollar baseball card that could have saved his best friend’s (played by O’Neal) home, so he unites a ragtag group of his classmates (McCurdy, Grande, Bravo, and Munck) to take down the swindler. It’s a valiant adventure that will take them through daring heists, crazy disguises, and a pie fight face-off, but throughout it all, the kids have to bring their skills together as a team to get justice. The book is fast-paced and funny, and I am so curious to see if the movie will be as good.Ariana Grande in Swindle

Read Chapter 1 here to get a taste. And to get even more psyched, play the Swindle Spot the Difference Game. (I only got 3 out of 9. This game is IMPOSSIBLE!)

Are you a Swindle fan? Will you be watching the movie? Let us know in the Comments.
image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

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  1. morningclever5

    i saw the movie and they were all clever on how to catch the swindler…..im going to read the book soon!

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  2. drawingviolet8

    I am going to record it. I LOVE that book I read it over and OVER again its really good! I bet the movie will be just as good!

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