Dear Dumb Diary #9: That's What Friends Aren't For
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Dear Dumb Diary #9: That's What Friends Aren't For

By Jim Benton
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Bestselling author Jamie Kelly is back with an all-new, all-funny diary! But she has no idea that anybody is reading it. So please, please, please don't tell her.

Dear Dumb Diary,

So now I'm friends with Angeline. This is automatic friendship, and I have to just accept it and make the best of things.

See, if I objected, then Aunt Carol might divorce Angeline's uncle, sending both of them tumbling into a deep pit of depression for the rest of their lives, and Angeline could wind up feeling so guilty that she would have to go be locked up in an old dirty insane asylum for years and years, and Stinker's puppies could grow up not knowing both their parents --- and I couldn't live with myself for doing something like that to a puppy.
Mass Market Paperback, 144 pages
Published on January 1, 2010 by Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN-10: 0545116120
ISBN-13: 9780545116121
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  • laniyaFriday, July 11, 2014 at 3:30 pm
    i like one of the books because it was my first time reading a dear dumb diary book and i am starting to like how jim benton made these great books
    • perenelle1
      perenelle1Monday, July 16, 2012 at 7:21 pm
      I have some book in the Dear Dumb Diary series, Jamie's diary is so amazingly illustrated and the things she wrote are so funny, too!
      • britneya
        britneyaTuesday, May 22, 2012 at 6:54 am
        this is my favorite book in the dear dumb diary series. i thought the best part was when jamie kelly found out what T.U.K.W.N.I.F's real name is. i love this book series! :)
        • katjune62
          katjune62Friday, April 27, 2012 at 8:26 pm4 stars
          This book is pretty good at giving info on friends from middle-schooler Jamie Kelly's perspective. I like it because it explains that you can't just pick friends from how they answer a bunch of interview questions, and that friends arethe people that you do things for.
          • mai
            maiFriday, April 27, 2012 at 2:05 pm4 stars
            i don't like this book because i think its boring. It apperently just is. To ME. I mean she talks about her life and stuff but blah.

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