Don't Make Me Smile

Don't Make Me Smile

By Barbara Park

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780375815553, 144pp.

Publication Date: April 23, 2002

Charlie Hickles' parents are getting a divorce and for some reason, they actually expect him to understand But Charlie isn't going to take this divorce lying down.

About the Author
Barbara Park is one of today's funniest and most popular authors for middle-graders. Her many successful novels include "Mick Harte Was Here, " which received fifteen state Children's Choice awards, including the Texas Bluebonnet Award; "The Kid in the Red Jacket;" and "Skinnybones." She is also the best-selling author of the Junie B. Jones books, and "Psssst...It's Me, the Bogeyman, " a picture book.

Ms. Park lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband, Richard.