Almost Starring Skinnybones by Barbara Park

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Alex “Skinnybones” Frankovitch is about to become a huge star—in his very own TV commercial! But Alex’s big plans for stardom go terribly wrong. Are Alex’s days as a Big Celebrity over?

About Barbara Park

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BARBARA PARK is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular Junie B. Jones series. Her middle-grade novels have won over 40 children's book awards. She is also the author of the New York Times bestselling picturebook Ma, There's Nothing To Do Here!. Ms. Park has two grown sons, two small grandsons, and a medium-sized dog. She lives with her husband, Richard, in Arizona. DENISE BRUNKUS' entertaining illustrations have appeared in over fifty books, including each Junie B. title. She lives in Massachussetts with her husband and daughter.
Published August 31, 2011 by Yearling. 113 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In response to popular demand, Alex Frankovitch is back, fighting the same old classmates with a new weapon: he's going to be a Star.

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Young Alex ``Skinnybones'' Frankovitch finally gets his chance to become a Big Celebrity--starring in a cat food commercial.

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