Dogs Don't Tell Jokes
by Louis Sachar Year Published: Average
Twelve-year-old jokester Gary Boone knows he was born to be a comedian, it's the kids in his class who think he's just a goon. Winning the school talent show would be Gary's dream come true, but on the big night his dream nearly backfires--with hilarious results. "With its strong, realistic characterization, Sachar's gracefully told story will please his longtime fans and gain him new followers as well"