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by | Read by MacLeod Andrews

Children Ages 10+ • 3 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Hero and first-person narrator Charlie Joe Jackson has a lot to say! Not only does he provide a window on middle school life, but he also delves, in alternating chapters, into his rationale and suggestions for how to avoid reading for pleasure or assignment. His aversion to book reports and position papers as well as his curiosity about girls strikes a familiar chord. MacLeod Andrews’s voice is refreshingly kid-friendly. His enthusiasm never flags, and his pacing mirrors the ups and downs of school—dragging when Charlie Joe is on the principal’s or his parents’ carpet and highly animated when the character is plotting with friends Timmy and Katie. Andrews’s spot-on inflections bring chuckles to the vignettes. Will Charlie Joe change his tune? A question-and-answer session with the author concludes the recording. A.R. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2011]



Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0302-6 $19.99 • Three CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0304-0 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4558-0306-4 $24.99


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0303-3 $49.97 • Three CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-0305-7 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

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