Carter Finally Gets It

Carter Finally Gets It

Book - 2009
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Awkward freshman Will Carter endures many painful moments during his first year of high school before realizing that nothing good comes easily, focus is everything, and the payoff is usually incredible.
Publisher: New York : Disney Hyperion Books, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423112464
Characteristics: 300 p. ; 22cm


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JCLChrisK Jan 27, 2015

The best shorthand description I can come up with for the experience of listening to audiobook reader Nick Podehl's enthusiastically expressive voice bringing Brent Crawford's writing to life is a Scrubs prequel, with Carter a combination J.D.-Turk as a high school freshman. A slightly exaggerated take on the mindset and adventures of many teen guys (all crammed into the story of one school year), narrated by a hilarious character (not many books get literal LOLs from me like this one did), with enough reality and insight to keep things grounded. Highly recommended.

Dec 22, 2011

I couldnt stop laughing! Definitley a great read for ages 13 and up!

SecondBreakfast Nov 02, 2011

I loved this book. It was really funny and really enteraining. Made me laugh more than once. Highly reconmend it.

Jan 01, 2011

A cute look at the modern high-school experience. Carter's voice is hilarious and his shenanigans are entertaining, if not always realistic (I hope). The main plot focuses around Carter "getting the girl". The redeeming value here is that Carter does find his place in the world by starring in a school musical, not the most popular of pursuits. Overall, the book is an entertaing read, fun without being too heavy.


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