I Even Funnier

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I Even Funnier

A Middle School Story

By James Patterson; Chris Grabenstein; Laura Park (Illustrator)

Jimmy Patterson, Hardcover, 9780316206976, 368pp.

Publication Date: December 9, 2013

Description
In this follow up to the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "I Funny," middle schooler Jamie Grimm has big dreams of being the best stand-up comic in the world--and he won't let the fact that he's wheelchair-bound stand in his way. After winning the New York state finals in the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic Contest, Jamie's off to Boston to compete in the national semi-finals. But when one of his best buddies runs into trouble at school and a sudden family health scare rears its head, Jamie has to put his comedic ambitions on hold and stand by the people he cares about. Can Jamie pass up the big competition for the sake of his friends and family? (Includes more than 175 black-and-white illustrations.)


About the Author
James Patterson has had more "New York Times" bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to "Guinness World Records." Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including "Kiss the Girls "and "Along Came a Spider." He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.


Praise For I Even Funnier

"....Poignant.... Readers learn about [Jamie's] devastating loss and
recovery from a tragic event....The affecting ending, which reveals a
more vulnerable Jamie behind the guise of his humor, celebrates Jamie's
resilient spirit."
-Kirkus Reviews


"In all, a brimming bucket of bada-bing!"
-Booklist