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Title:
Just my rotten luck
Author:
Patterson, James, 1947- , author.
Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication Information:
[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. ; New York, NY : Hachette Audio, [2015]

℗2015
Physical Description:
4 audio discs (approximately 4.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Rafe heads back to the place his misadventures began: the dreaded Hills Village Middle School, where he's now being forced to take "special" classes. He also finds himself joining the school's football team--alongside his main tormentor, Miller the Killer! But Rafe has grand plans for a better year: First, he decides to start a super-secret art project that's sure to rock the school. Then, if Rafe manages to make a play to save his team, he might have to deal with something completely new: popularity!
General Note:
Disc 4 contains a bonus PDF file.

Title from disc label.

Duration: approximately 4.5 hr.

"Includes a PDF of illustrations!"--Container.

"Includes an excerpt from Public School Superhero"--Container.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781478933502

9781478903857
Format :
CD-Rom

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TOUCHDOWN James Patterson will have kids busting out laughing as they follow lovable bad-boy Rafe s struggles to score big on the field and in the social scene

In this seventh Middle School episode, Rafe heads back to the place his misadventures began: the dreaded Hills Village Middle School, where he s now being forced to take special classes. He also finds himself joining the school s football team alongside his main tormentor, Miller the Killer But Rafe has grand plans for a better year: First, he decides to start a super-secret art project that s sure to rock the school. Then, if Rafe manages to make a play to save his team, he might have to deal with something "completely" new: popularity "


Author Notes

James Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York, on March 22, 1947. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1969 and received a M. A. from Vanderbilt University in 1970. His first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, was written while he was working in a mental institution and was rejected by 26 publishers before being published and winning the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery.

He is best known as the creator of Alex Cross, the police psychologist hero of such novels as Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls. Cross has been portrayed on the silver screen by Morgan Freeman. He has had eleven on his books made into movies and ranks as number 3 on the Hollywood Reporter's '25 Most Powerful Authors' 2016 list. He also writes the Women's Murder Club series, the Michael Bennett series, the Maximum Ride series, Daniel X series, the Witch and Wizard series, BookShots series, Private series, NYPD Red series, and the Middle School series for children. He has won numerous awards including the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Reader's Digest Reader's Choice Award.

James Patterson introduced the Bookshots Series in 2016 which is advertised as All Thriller No Filler. The first book in the series, Cross Kill, made the New York Times Bestseller list in June 2016. The third and fourth books, The Trial, and Little Black Dress, made the New York Times Bestseller list in July 2016. The next books in the series include, $10,000,000 Marriage Proposal, French Kiss, Hidden: A Mitchum Story (co-authored with James O. Born). and The House Husband (co-authored Duane Swierczynski).

Patterson's novel, co-authored with Maxine Paetro, Woman of God, became a New York Times bestseller in 2016.

Patterson co-authored with John Connoly and Tim Malloy the true crime expose Filthy Rich about billionaire convicted sex offender Jeffrey Eppstein.

In January 2017, he co-authored with Ashwin Sanghi the bestseller Private Delhi. And in August 2017, he co-authored with Richard Dilallo, The Store.

The Black Book is a stand-alone thriller, co-authored by James Patterson and David Ellis.

In April 2018, he co-authored Texas Ranger with Andrew Bourelle.

In May 2018, he co-authored Private Princess with Rees Jones.

In August 2018 he co-authored Fifty Fifty with Candice Fox.

(Bowker Author Biography) James Patterson is the author of seven major national bestsellers in a row. These include "Along Came a Spider", "Kiss the Girls", "Jack & Jill", "Cat & Mouse", "When the Wind Blows", "Pop Goes the Weasel", &, in paperback, "The Midnight Club". A past winner of the prestigious Edgar Award, Patterson lives in Florida.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 5-8-After flunking out of art school, Rafe Khatchodorian is returning to Hills Village Middle School. As an eighth grader with special needs, Rafe must sign up for a learning skills class. That's where he meets Flip, his first real best friend, who gets him onto the HVMS football team. "Middle School" series fans will cheer when Rafe scores a touchdown and earns the respect of Killer Miller, his longtime nemesis. Leo, Rafe's imaginary friend, named for his deceased brother, still serves as Rafe's confidant and muse, and Rafe continues anonymously posting his comics for a growing audience. Jeanne Galletta remains his one-sided love interest, but will Rafe's football prowess fuel Jeanne's feelings for him? Bryan Kennedy creates a conversational and humorous tone for the story and finds an authentic voice for each of the characters. This audiobook also contains a PDF of illustrations. VERDICT Another humorous installment in a popular series.-Mary Lee Bulat, Harwinton Public Library, CT © Copyright 2015. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.