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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Once the driver and the guard finished yapping, we rolled through the yard. Giggles escape my throat since I am astound by brilliant quotes like the one above. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Definitely pick up any of Lubar’s books if you need a light read. This book is ideal for young adults. This book contained a very good story in it.

Fortunately, a class science experiment finally gives Martin the evidence he needs to persuade his friends of their talents. It looks like there is a second book in the series which I have to go to the library to check out. I recently watched a mini movie and the main character had telekinesis, so the charter Trash had to be my favorite. 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.

Martin meets his new principal, Mr. The novel starts with Martin on the bus to the special high school for juvenile delinquents, the ever-exciting Edgeview. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? I love the action-packed finale with its surprising revelation. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


He also explains that the students should get the opportunity to be evaluated more then once, because it isn’t fair to only give people one chance. Chapters and Epilogue. His excitement in his discovery turns to disappointment when they turn against him out of fear of being labeled freaks. I felt sorry for the kid who moved things with his mind.

Hidden Talents Summary & Study Guide

I loved Hidden Talents, because first of all it had me hidven, and very interested luvar the start. Martin then begins to help each boy learn how to control his hidden talent. Mar 27, Hannah rated it really liked it Shelves: That one got rid of his smile.

Feb 07, Samuel L rated it really liked it. He couldn’t wait to get out of there. One of the boys figures out that his friends have hidden talents and has to convince them first that they have the talent and then how to use the talent for good.

I mostly know Lubar from his collections of campfire stories and middle school”horror” stories. Quotes from Hidden Talents.

Hidden Talents Summary & Study Guide

The school passes inspection and several changes are implemented on Martin’s suggestions. Don’t have a Kindle? Later, Martin finds out that they all have hidden psychic powers, but none of them will admitt it. Martin has been expelled from a lot of other schools f I read the book Hidden Talents by David Lubar.

Every hiddeen is full of spark; from forgiveness scenes to playing in an arcade to a delightful science experiment that I wish I could do in school. The story itself is interspersed with conversations, files, etc. An enjoyable read, but talets brilliant. We climbed a steep flight of stairs to the left of the front door. The kids in this book have really hard lives. Refresh and try again. Probably a dorky scarf, too. Don’t you sometimes feel trapped and wish you could be a superhero?


From that point until the end, it was compelling reading.

Martin Anderson is one of those boys. What I disliked about the book was that it was too short and everything happened too quick. Something that might have been a carpet a million footsteps ago clung to the floor. As he starts to hang out with his friends more, he goes into the town of Edgeview and sneeks tqlents to an arcade. Martin decides he needs to prove to them that they have talenta powers if he wants to keep Edgeview from getting shut down by the town. Martin helps them figure out their hidden talents, but how they use them he never could have expected.

What’s the Name o Anyhow, I guess I like being me because I’m a good artist. Then he glanced back at me. Martin and his friends with the use of their special powers manage to stop Bloodbaths tricks setting off 20 roman candles throughout the school and starting huge fights.

The next day at school, Martin does some research in the davir library. I wish that I had a science teacher like Mr. Cheater is telepathic, Trash is telekinetic, Flinch dabid clairvoyant, etc. He didn’t seem like the sort of person who would run out of words.