Five Flavors of Dumb is by Antony John. Piper is a senior in high school who needs money for college. When she is challenged to become the manager for the school's popular rock band in return for a share of the profits, she can't refuse. There's only one problem, Piper is deaf. An amusing tale of teen angst, coming of age, and rock and roll. Girls and boys alike will enjoy Piper's struggles to make a band out of a group of disparate teenagers and overcome her own physical challenges.
Ratings: 9th grade - 9 out of 10 - P (profanity) - AC (some mature thematic content).