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In James Patterson's follow-up to I Funny, middle schooler Jamie Grimm is ready for the national comedy semi-finals. . . but when his family and friends need his help, will he have to put his dreams on hold?
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?
Praise for I Funny:
A #1 New York Times Bestseller
"....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
"The broad humor that runs throughout this heavily illustrated story...
masks personal pain, demonstrating resiliency in the face of tragedy."
"Play[s] readers' heartstrings like a banjo.... A brimming bucket of bada-bing!