SKINNYBONES: Alex Frankovitch is the smallest kid on his team. But he has a MAJOR-LEAGUE sized mouth. And it gets him into MAJOR-LEAGUE trouble! Alex knows he’s gone too far when he brags his way into a pitching contest with the best player—and BIGGEST jerk—in the whole school. Can Alex talk his way out of this mess? Or is he in for the GRAND SLAM of all humiliations?
ALMOST STARRING SKINNYBONES: 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?
|Publisher:||Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.20(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Barbara Park is also the author of award-winning middle grade novels and bestselling picture books, including Skinnybones, Mick Harte Was Here, and The Kid in the Red Jacket.
Barbara Park was born in New Jersey in 1947 and spent most of her adult life in Arizona, where she and her husband, Richard, raised two sons. Barbara died in 2013, but her legacy lives on in the laughter her books give to readers all over the world.
Date of Birth:April 21, 1947
Place of Birth:Mt. Holly, New Jersey
Education:B.S., University of Alabama, 1969