Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading

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Turtleback Books, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 220 pages
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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.This 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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Review: Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit (Charlie Joe Jackson #2)

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I read the book Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit. The author is Tommy Greenwald. The setting most of the time is at Charlie Joe Jackson's school. The genre is realistic fiction. The main ... Read full review

Review: Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit (Charlie Joe Jackson #2)

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I read the book Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit. The author is Tommy Greenwald. The setting most of the time is at Charlie Joe Jackson's school. The genre is realistic fiction. The main ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

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.Check out Tommy's website (minimal reading required) at www.tommygreenwald.com

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