Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading

Version: Unabridged
Author: Tommy Greenwald
Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Genres: Educational, Fiction, Teen
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: July 2011
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours, 29 minutes
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Charlie Joe Jackson may be the most reluctant reader ever born. And so far, he's managed to get through life without ever reading an entire book from cover to cover. But now that he's in middle school, avoiding reading isn?t as easy as it used to be. And when his friend Timmy McGibney decides that he's tired of covering for him, Charlie Joe finds himself resorting to desperate measures to keep his perfect record intact. This is the hilarious story of an avid non-reader and the extreme lengths to which he?ll go to get out of reading a book.

Reviews (2)

Written by Christine A. on April 3rd, 2020

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Excellent read! Kept my son interested!

Written by Tamara Owens on May 28th, 2014

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Love this series. My son who doesn't like to read loved it too! Great family listening.

Author Details

Author Details

Greenwald, Tommy

Tommy Greenwald has enjoyed reading all his life, which is why he's appalled that his kids Charlie, Joe and Jack, would prefer getting a dental check-up to checking out a book. After years of pleading, threatening, and bribing, Tommy finally decided the only way to get his kids to read was to write a book about how to get out of reading. The result was "Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading". And they read it! (So they say.) The Executive Creative Director at SPOTCO, an entertainment advertising agency in New York City, Tommy lives in Connecticut with his wife, Cathy; his non-reading sons, Charlie, Joe and Jack; and his dogs, Moose and Coco.