Students at Durham Intermediate School were recently treated to a special guest speaker. Popular award-winning author Gordon Korman came and spoke to the fifth- and sixth-grade students about his books and answered questions. Korman has written more than 60 books, which are widely read by children and young adults. His books which are regularly checked out in the DIS libary include: The Swindle Series – Swindle, Framed, Zoobreak and Showoff. He has also written several popular series including 39 Clues. Korman started his writing career at 12 years old and his first novel was published when he was freshman in high school. For more information about Korman, visit his website.