Title: I Funny
Author: James Patterson
Jamie Grimm is a middle school student who loves to tell jokes. He tells jokes to his adoptive family, tells jokes to distract bullies, tells jokes to customers waiting to pay at the diner, he tells jokes just about anywhere he goes. His uncle convinces him to enter the Funniest Kid Contest. Jamie enters but without any of his family or friends knowing. Even Jamie surprises himself with the results of the contest. I Funny tells Jamie’s story of having courage to do something he thought he could never do. In the end, even the bully comes to admit Jamie is not so bad.