My brilliant idea : (and how it caused my downfall)
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|aMy brilliant idea :|b(and how it caused my downfall) /|cby Stuart David
|aBoston, New York :|bHoughton Mifflin Harcourt,|c2016
|a238 pages ;|c22 cm
|aFirst published by Hot Key Books Limited, London 2015
|aFifteen-year-old Jack "The Jackdaw" Dawson is a young man with a serious plan. Daydreaming in class one day, he gets an idea so brilliant he knows it can't fail: an app that stops you from getting in trouble for daydreaming in class. But problems stand in his way. For one thing, his parents are determined to push him into a career of their choosing. What's more, Jack doesn't know the first thing about creating apps. Readers will root for Jack in this humorous story of a boy trying to scheme his way out from under the weight of his parents' expectations
Meet fifteen-year-old Jack "The Jackdaw" Dawson, a young man with a serious plan. Daydreaming in class one day, Jack gets an idea he knows can't fail: an app that stops you from daydreaming in class. (Ahem . . . ) Fame, glory, and tons of money seem just around the corner. But Jack runs into some trouble, and suddenly this sure thing doesn't seem quite so sure. Ricocheting from the absurd to the profound in his first book for teens, Stuart David uses his extraordinary intelligence and wit to tell the story of a boy trying to scheme his way out from under the weight of his parents' expectations. Readers will root for The Jackdaw from beginning to end.