Better Nate Than EverBook - 2013 | 1st ed
From Library Staff
When asked how much his main character Nate is based on himself, author Tim Federle said, "Tim is a lot of Nate. I’m in my 30s now, but I feel that in some very real way, no adult man ever gets much older than 13."
13-year-old Nate leaves home to audition for a Broadway play in this hilarious story with heart. Ages 10 and up.
An eighth-grader who dreams of performing in a Broadway musical concocts a plan to run away to New York and audition for the role of Elliot in the musical version of "E.T."
Thirteen-year-old Nate Foster sneaks away from his small town and leaves his religious father and depressed mother. With his best friend, he heads for New York City to audition for a musical, where he discovers his estranged aunt along with a sense of belonging.
MonicaCovingtonLibrary Nov 10, 2014
Laugh out loud funny. At first I was put off by all of Nate's loser talk, but I stuck with it and came to love Nate as the quirky, funny, sweet character he is. I'm not sure kids will get all of the humor, especially the jokes referring to life in New York and referencing Broadway, but there is... Read More »
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