Earth to Charlie

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A high school outcast spends his life hoping to be abducted by aliens in this funny, quirky novel about finding your footing in a world that sometimes feels like Mars.

Convinced his mother has been abducted by aliens, Charlie Dickens spends his nights with an eye out for UFOs, hoping to join her. After all, she said the aliens would come back for him. Charlie will admit that he doesn’t have many reasons to stick around; he doesn’t get along well with his father, he’s constantly bullied at school and at work, and the only friend he has is his 600-pound neighbor Geoffrey, and Geoffrey’s three-legged dog, Tickles.

Then Charlie meets popular, easy-going Seth, who shows him what real friendship is all about. For once, he finds himself looking around at the life he’s built, rather than looking up. But sooner than he expected, Charlie has to make a decision: should he stay or should he go?
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About the author

Justin Olson was a high school English and theatre teacher from Montana who has since moved to Los Angeles where he now works as an independent film and TV producer. He has published non-fiction writing in national magazines and regional newspapers, as well as poetry internationally. Earth to Charlie is his first novel.

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Apr 16, 2019
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9781534419544
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Family / General
Young Adult Fiction / Science Fiction / Alien Contact
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
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