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Laura Park

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Laura Park

Laura Park

Books by Laura Park

written by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein with illustrations by Laura Park - Children's 8-12, Comedy, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Humor

Jamie Grimm is back and better than ever. After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon and all the attention might be going to his head. Not only are his friendships starting to suffer, but the pressure of coming up with his best material ever for the ultimate standup act to snag the final win in Hollywood is pushing Jamie to the brink. Suddenly, life isn't looking very funny anymore. Can Jamie take the grand prize without pushing away his fans, friends and family?

Written by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts with Illustrations by Laura Park - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Humor, Juvenile Fiction

After a mostly-successful stint at Hills Valley Middle School, Rafe is excited to visit the incredible city of London with his class. Sightseeing around a foreign country sounds like a blast, until Rafe finds out his roommate will be none other than Miller the Killer, bully extraordinaire! Then Rafe is forced to work on a class project side by side with his crush Jeanne Galletta and her too-perfect boyfriend, which might be even more torturous than rooming with Miller. Out of all of his adventures, this trip could prove to be Rafe's most embarrassing yet, undoing everything good he has going for him back home!

Written by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein with illustrations by Laura Park - Children's 8-12, Friendship, Performing Arts

Jamie Grimm has finally accomplished his dream of proving himself the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic, and the sky's the limit from there. Enter a couple of TV executives with a huge plan for Jamie: a new show about Jamie and his oddball friends! But when Jamie struggles to learn the acting ropes, will it be an early curtain call for the biggest show of the decade? 

Written by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein, Illustrated by Laura Park - Children's, Fiction

Jamie Grimm wants to become a stand up comic, but his life doesn't give him too much to laugh about. However, when the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic contest rolls around he knows he has to enter. Can he pull it off?

written by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts, illustrated by Laura Park - Children's, Children's 10-14, Fiction, Youth Fiction

Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he's got an ace plan for the best year ever: to break every rule in his school's oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class: 5,000 points! Running in the hallway: 10,000 points! Pulling the fire alarm: 50,000 points! But when Rafe's game starts to catch up with him, he'll have to decide if winning is all that matters, or if he's finally ready to face the rules, bullies and truths he's been avoiding.

written by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts, illustrated by Laura Park - Children's, Children's 10-14, Fiction, Youth Fiction

After sixth grade, the very worst year of his life, Rafe Khatchadorian has been accepted to art school in the big city and imagines a relaxed, math-and-history free fun zone. However, it’s more competitive than Rafe ever expected, and he needs to turn his boring life into a work of art. But when his newest mission uncovers secrets about the family he has never known, Rafe has to decide if he's ready to have his world turned upside down.