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O'Malley, Kevin

Summary: In this humorous take-off of "The Bremen Town Musicians," four animals that aspire to make it big as comedians leave their owners and seek their fortunes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE O'MALLEY

Patterson, James

Summary: "While on a mission to win the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic regional competition, New York middle schooler Jamie Grimm copes with rival comics and bullies, a buddy in trouble, and a sudden family emergency, all with a sense of humor and a loyal group of friends"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pat

Patterson, James

Summary: As the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic finals near, Jamie faces a whirlwind of attention at school and in the media and the fame starts to go to his head, but in Hollywood with Uncle Frankie, some of his fellow comedians quickly show him what competition and pressure are all about.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: Teaching other kids how to be funny is the toughest gig that Jamie Grimm has ever had, and with the highest stakes. If he fails, his school library will be shut down for good! Even though he has a national contest trophy and a TV show under his belt, Jamie Grimm isn't one to sit back and relax. When his school has a major funding crisis, Jamie hits on a bright idea to save the day--a comedy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

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Patterson, James

Summary: Comedian Jamie Grimm, accompanied by Uncle Frank, New Aunt Flora, and friends, circles the globe as host of regional competitions, then competes, himself, in the Planet's Funniest Kid Worldwide contest.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Patterson 2018

Auster, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUS

Carrey, Jim

Summary: A semi-autobiographical novel follows the experiences of a successful but lonely, slightly overweight movie star who seeks to escape depression through a new romance and an Oscar-worthy role, only to discover the universe's alternative plans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Lavigne, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAV

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: In this stunning novel, Koontz delivers a tour de force of dark suspense and brilliant revelation that has all the Koontz trademarks: adventure, chills, riddles, humor, heartbreak, an unforgettable cast of characters, and a climax that will leave you clamoring for more. Dylan O'Connor is a gifted young artist just trying to do the right thing in life. He's on his way to an arts festival in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOO

Pilcher, Robin.

Summary: Every summer, the Edinburgh International Festival attracts celebrated artists, musicians, comedians, and actors to the beloved Scottish city. Hundreds of thousands of people descend on the town to join in the magnificent celebration. This year, the annual Edinburgh festival draws six unique and vibrant individuals, who al come together to follow their dreams--seeking success, love, fame, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIL

Loutzenhiser, Katy

Summary: Leading a double life as Sabrina, a funny-girl alter-ego that frees her to explore who she really is and what she really wants, teen stand-up comic Gretchen is torn between two boys as she learns to be her truest self.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LOU

Robinson, Craig

Summary: "Jake loses his cool when he learns he's about to become the middle child, and he's back to his fakester ways when new girl Bailey starts school and he'd do anything to impress her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

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Ryan, Michael

Summary: "Guy Novel marries a thriller to a shameless love story and fun ride, what Graham Greene might have called "an entertainment." It takes place over one month in 1996, from early August to early September, as the Taliban were about to take over Afghanistan, Bill Clinton was running for reelection, most people still used answering machines, and HoTMaiL became the latest new thing. The story is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Permanent Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

Rubin, Lance

Summary: The author of Denton Little's Deathdate gives us a tragicomic story of bad dates, bad news, bad performances, and one girl's determination to find the funny in high school. Winnie Friedman has been waiting for the world to catch on to what she already knows: she's hilarious. It might be a long wait, though. After bombing a stand-up set at her own bat mitzvah, Winnie has kept her jokes to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC RUB

Patterson, James

Summary: When a new principal threatens to close the school library, Jamie Grimm tries to save the day by teaching a comedy class for his fellow students.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAT

Alexander, Gary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

Margolis, Sue.

Summary: Her husband left her for another man. Her boyfriend may be cheating. Her mother's got a secret. Is everyone having great sex but Rachel? "Spin Cycle" tells a wickedly funny, shamelessly erotic story of lovers and liars, exes and children, parents and other strangers. This hip and hilarious novel by the acclaimed author of "Neurotica" introduces a heroine who never loses her sense of humor and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Somers, Erin

Summary: "June Bloom is a broke, cynical twenty-nine-year-old writers' assistant on the late-night comedy show, Stay Up with Hugo Best. Hugo Best is in his sixties, a beloved icon of TV and humor, and a notorious womanizer. After he unexpectedly retires and a party is held for his now unemployed staff, June ends up at a dive bar for an open-mic night and prepares for the sad return to the anonymous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: FIC SOM

Alexander, Gary

Summary: "Butch Hightower, long-lost older brother of stand-up comic Buster, has many talents. Video poker isn't one. So he borrows gambling money from some no-necks, who give him a chance to reduce his debt by helping them steal a valuable artwork from a mansion. It's that or broken fingers."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

Sheldon, Sidney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Patterson, James

Summary: Wheelchair-bound middle school student Jamie Grimm's recent victory in the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic Contest leads to a television sitcom based on his life, but being the star of the show forces him to balance his newfound success with the responsibilities of being a good friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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Hannah, Kristin.

1 hold on 2 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2001

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Kim, Jessica

Summary: When eleven-year-old Yumi Chung stumbles into a kids' comedy camp she is mistaken for another student, so she decides to play the part.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KIM

Robinson, Craig

Summary: Having discovered his natural talent for comedy at his school's end-of-semester talent show, Jake decides to pursue "his art," but can his comedian-mentor teach Jake humility as well as humor?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2019

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