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  • Published: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2011.
  • Year Published: 2011
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 220 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 830

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9781596436916
  • 1596436913


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Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to not reading

by Greenwald, Tom.

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Call number: Y Fiction / Greenwald, Tom

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, West Youth

Additional Details

Middle schooler Charlie Joe is proud of his success at avoiding reading, but eventually his schemes go too far.

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short chapters, sarcastic character

Kind of sarcastic / smart-alecky, but not overly so. My 10yo son enjoyed it more than I did. We both liked the fact that the main character was named for the author's three children (clever!). And since the chapters are so short, you can almost always give in to the "one more chapter!" plea during bedtime reading (at least once per night! :-)

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