Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading (Charlie Joe Jackson Series)

Book 1 of 6 in the Charlie Joe Jackson Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 6n/a5.431573

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.

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald 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.

Hardcover, 224 pages
Published on July 5, 2011 by Roaring Brook Press
ISBN-10: 1596436913
ISBN-13: 9781596436916
89 Book Reviews
  • aunthtoo8896lol
    aunthtoo8896lolalmost 6 years
    this is super good
    • cutiepatuty
      cutiepatutyabout 6 years
      its funny because u have to read to learn how to not read
      • hc3
        hc3about 6 years
        I loved this book, although I love to read.
        • air_7
          air_7over 6 years
          I can connect to this guy because I don't like reading but do it anyway
          • 11037
            11037over 6 years
            I just find the title ironic. It sounds awesome
            • zink_playz
              zink_playzover 6 years
              this is a funny book because it gives you way to not read but you have to read so you know t he stepsπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ
              • Mitchellover 6 years
                I don't like book but I do like this one
                • surai2pretty
                  surai2prettyover 6 years
                  I know I'm a bookworm but I really like this book!
                  • inventor60
                    inventor60almost 7 years33 stars
                    I really enjoyed this book and recommend to everyone, bookworm or not. It is about the famous character Charlie Joe as he attempts to avoid reading in middle school, but when his best friend refuses to cover for him, Charlie is submerged in a world of despair.
                    • hullo
                      hulloalmost 7 years
                      This book is pretty good. It is about a kid name Charlie Joe Jackson who absolutely hates reading. I enjoyed this book because I can see how people, who don't like books think like.

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