Five, Six, Seven, Nate! by Tim Federle is the sequel to Better Nate than Ever, so, you know, spoilers.
Nate Foster's Broadway dreams have been realized -- sort of. He's in New York, rehearsing for his role in E.T.: The Musical.
And, okay, that role is an understudy part, but still! Nate has a lot
to learn about the city, Broadway, and himself as opening night draws
near. When an accident threatens to doom the show before it even opens,
can Nate save the day?
This book is just as charming, funny, and
heartwarming as its predecessor. Read that book first, then move right
on to this one! I also recommend the audio version, which is read by the
author. Federle does a great job of conveying Nate's youthful
(Reviewed from an e-audiobook borrowed through my library system.)