Growing Up Super Average: The Adventures of Average Boy

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Tyndale House Publishers, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 219 pages
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Since introducing Average Boy to the Clubhouse readers in June 2003, the monthly humor column has quickly become the most popular part of the magazine. Growing Up Super Average is a funny look at real-life for transitioning, young believers. A host of topics important to tweens is covered, such as making and maintaining friends, sibling relationships, making and handling money, media discernment, anger, getting along with parents, etc. Each chapter includes: A Humorous Story, Above Average Advice, Did You Know, and God's Guide devotional application.

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My son brings this book in the car with him!

User Review  - Rhonda -

I bought this book for my 12 year old son as a devotional. After the third day of reading it, he looked up and said "Mom, is this book in a series, because I want the next one!" I can hear him ... Read full review

Great devotional book for middle school aged kids!

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This book is great for young boys/girls in middle school or entering Junior High. It speaks to the kids at their level and touches on issues that kids this age are facing. The writer is hilarious! It ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Bob Smiley is a television writer and golf columnist for He lives in Los Angeles, California, with his family.

Jesse Florea has written and edited for Focus on the Family for over 20 years. As editorial director for youth publications, he oversees Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. magazines, and he co-hosts the Official Adventures in Odyssey podcast. Jesse has written or co-written more than a dozen books, including the best-selling devotionals The One Year Devos for Sports Fans and The One Year Father-Daughter Devotions. He lives with his wife, Stephanie, in Colorado Springs and enjoys hanging out with his two grown children.

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