Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck (Book 8)

Book 9 of 10 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 6n/a5.518271
This is the winner of the Nickelodeon 2014 Kids Choice Awards for 'Favourite Book'. The Wimpy Kid is back! In the most hotly-anticipated children's book release of the year, the hilarious, globally-bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, sees book 8 hit our shelves this November! Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story? It is perfect for readers of 8+ and also reluctant readers. You can also discover Greg on the big screen in any one of the three Wimpy Kid Movie box office smashes. Praise for Jeff Kinney: "The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid". (Sun). "Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet". (Independent). "The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid". (Big Issue). "Hilarious". (Telegraph). As well as being the international bestselling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney is also an online developer and designer. He is the creator of the children's virtual world, Poptropica. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's most influential people in the world. His original Diary of a Wimpy Kid was voted 'Best Children's Book of the Last 10 Years' by UK readers. Jeff lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published on November 5, 2013 by Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-10: 1419711326
ISBN-13: 9781419711329
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  • luissymsp
    luissymspWednesday, September 21, 2016 at 11:24 am55 stars
    I'm reading dis
    • chloe556
      chloe556Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5:44 am44 stars
      really good book
      • unicornkitty
        unicornkittyFriday, August 19, 2016 at 2:05 pm44 stars
        This book is the bust I love it it really good. the pic are really good. But why did Rawley ditched him for a girl i mean if i was a boy and I and had a girl friend then I would not leave my friend.
        • ZacTuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:28 pm
          I'v got this book and you now what it is awesome!!!!
          • claraSunday, May 22, 2016 at 9:26 am
            I love the book
            • chezzoverlord
              chezzoverlordFriday, May 20, 2016 at 5:17 pm
              Do you guys know theres an 11th one coming out?
              • kbravo
                kbravoFriday, May 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm
                It is so funny.
                • katzumi
                  katzumiFriday, May 20, 2016 at 11:50 am
                  Its AWESOME. I Read This Book Like, 100 times. Plz Like My Comment. I am Despert.
                  • angel0526
                    angel0526Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:04 am
                    i have the book
                    • j_drayton1
                      j_drayton1Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8:38 am55 stars
                      This book and the whole Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is great, funny, and i love it !

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