SkinnybonesBook - 1982
If you thought Junie B. Jones was FUNNY--catch more laughs from New York Times bestselling author Barbara Park with Skinnybones ! Just right for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and I Funny, Skinnybones has been a kid and teacher favorite for almost thirty years and has sold over 1 MILLION copies!
Play ball? Alex Frankovitch is the smallest, second-worst kid on his team. But he has a MAJOR-LEAGUE-sized mouth. And it gets him into MAJOR-LEAGUE trouble! Even Alex knows he's gone too far when he brags his way into a pitching contest with T.J. Stoner, the best player--and BIGGEST jerk--in the whole school (and maybe the whole world!). Can Alex talk his way out this mess? Or is he in for the GRAND SLAM of all humiliations? Find out in the award-winning, laugh-out-loud novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Junie B. Jones!
"Park is one of the funniest writers around. Skinnybones equals tickled funnybones." -- Booklist
"Hilarious! Even if you don't know center field from first base this story will keep you laughing." -- Children's Book Review Service
"Park writes...in a way that touches reality, but makes the reader double over with laughter." -- Chicago Sun-Times