Carter's Big Break by Brent Crawford

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In the hilarious and poignant sequel to Carter Finally Gets It, fourteen-year-old Will Carter attempts to get a little perspective on his life. School is finally over, and he has (barely) survived his freshman year. Unfortunately, he quickly learns that the summer break he's been craving just might break him. When he and his girlfriend, Abby, part ways (over his less-than-appropriate requests and her shameless flirting with another guy), Carter can't help but think his summer is ruined. Things start to look up after he's unexpectedly cast in an independent film opposite the world's biggest tween sensation, Hilary Idaho, who's looking to give her image a makeover. With Hollywood knocking on his door, Carter gets a taste of the good life. Suddenly, his small town, lame friends, and embarrassing family don't seem as great as they used to. As is prone to happen when Carter is around, the film spirals out of control, and he begins to fear that he's not the "somebody" he thinks he is and more of the "nobody" he's pretty sure he always has been. But maybe, with the help of a few friends, he'll learn to see things in a whole new light. Find out if Carter goes Hollywood�or Hollywood goes Carter.
 

About Brent Crawford

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Author Bio: Brent Crawford (www.brent-crawford.com) is the author of the critically-acclaimed Carter Finally Gets It and Carter's Big Break. Born in Kansas, he moved to Los Angeles and then New York to pursue an acting career. He has worked in theater, film, TV, and commercials and has written numerous plays and screenplays. He lives in New York, New York with his wife.
 
Published May 28, 2010 by Disney Hyperion. 241 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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