Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading

Charlie Joe Jackson Series

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Charlie Joe Jackson may be the most reluctant reader ever born. And so far, he's managed to get through life without ever reading an entire book from cover to cover. But now that he's in middle school, avoiding reading isn't as easy as it used to be. And when his friend Timmy McGibney decides that he's tired of covering for him, Charlie Joe finds himself resorting to desperate measures to keep his perfect record intact.

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald is the hilarious story of an avid non-reader and the extreme lengths to which he'll go to get out of reading a book.

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About the author

TOMMY GREENWALD has enjoyed reading all his life, which is why he's appalled that his kids Charlie, Joe and Jack, would prefer getting a dental check-up to checking out a book. After years of pleading, threatening, and bribing, Tommy finally decided the only way to get his kids to read was to write a book about how to get out of reading. This is the result. And they read it! (So they say.) The Executive Creative Director at SPOTCO, an entertainment advertising agency in New York City, Tommy lives in Connecticut with his wife, Cathy; his non-reading sons, Charlie, Joe and Jack; and his dogs, Moose and Coco.

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Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
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Published on
Jul 5, 2011
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9781429976466
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction / School & Education
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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