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Pete Milano's Guide to Being a Movie Star

Pete Milano's Guide to Being a Movie Star

A Charlie Joe Jackson Book

Charlie Joe Jackson Series

Tommy Greenwald; illustrations by Rebecca Roher

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In this middle-grade novela hilarious spin-off of writer Tommy Greenwald and illustrator Rebecca Roher's Charlie Joe Jackson seriesthe class clown is suddenly a big-time movie star.

Pete Milano has always been the class clown and proud of it. What's the point of having friends if you can't make them laugh, right? Even if doing so has the unfortunate side effect of constantly getting him into trouble. But, for once, Pete's tricks have led him to just the right place at just the right time. Now he's about to become famous, because he's been asked to audition for the hottest new movie with the hottest girl costar. But balancing real life with movie life is way harder than it sounds. Will Pete's newfound fame mean losing his girlfriend and all his friends? Find out in Pete Milano's Guide to Being a Movie Star.

Books in the Charlie Joe Jackson series:
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Summer Vacation
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Making Money
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Planet Girl
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Growing Up

Other Charlie Joe Jackson spin-offs:
Jack Strong Takes a Stand
Katie Friedman Gives Up Texting (And Lives to Tell About It.)
Pete Milano's Guide to Being a Movie Star

INTRODUCTION

IT CAN’T BE THAT HARD to write a book, right?

I mean, if Charlie Joe Jackson can do it, anyone can do it.

So I thought I’d write a book about the time I became a movie star.

My book will...

Praise for Pete Milano's Guide to Being a Movie Star

"Quick on the uptake, unegotistical, and well-intentioned, Pete is able to weather embarrassing faux pas and near catastrophes... [a] feel-good story." —Booklist

"Young readers will enjoy Pete’s humor... The idea of a regular kid achieving something great will definitely appeal to readers." —School Library Journal

Reviews from Goodreads

Tommy Greenwald; illustrations by Rebecca Roher

Tommy Greenwald is the author of the Charlie Joe Jackson series, as well as Katie Friedman Gives Up Texting!, Jack Strong Takes a Stand, and now Pete Milano's Guide to Being a Movie Star. He loves going to the movies, where is favorite snack is popcorn and Raisinettes mixed together.

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