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Greg Heffley is not willing to be the odd man out.

A dance at Greg's middle school has everyone scrambling to find a partner, and Greg is determined not to be left by the wayside. So he concocts a desperate plan to find someone—anyone!—to go with on the big night.

But Greg's schemes go hilariously awry, and his only option is to attend the dance with his best friend, Rowley Jefferson, and a female classmate as a "group of friends." But the night is long, and anything can happen along the way. Who will arrive at the dance triumphantly, and who will end up being the third wheel?
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published on February 22, 2017 by Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN-10: 1410498727
ISBN-13: 9781410498724
589 Book Reviews
  • warriorsgirl11
    warriorsgirl11Monday, August 3, 2020 at 4:43 pm55 stars
    “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel” is a young adult novel by Jeff Kinney which follows the misadventures of middle-schooler Greg Heffley as he attempts to adjust to his Uncle Gary moving in, and finding a date for the Valentine's Day Dance. It is the seventh installment in the “Wimpy Kid” series by Kinney. Poor Greg....
    • buffygirl
      buffygirlFriday, June 19, 2020 at 5:33 am55 stars
      this is one of my favorite books.i dont know if you noticed that in the very back on page 227 theres a poem from fregley.i recomend you read it because it always cheers me up. :) in this book gregery remembers everything BEFORE he was born and in his moms stomach. and also in this book chickan pox where going around the time of the dance.you should read it. thanks!!!
      • swirlycool
        swirlycoolFriday, June 5, 2020 at 1:01 pm55 stars
        There is a dance coming up at Gregory (Greg) Heffley's school, and Greg needs to find a date. He does not want to be the only one there without a date. However, things don't work out, and it looks like he's going with his best friend, Rowley. However, there is also a girl going with them. Who will be the third wheel? Overall, I thought this book was funny. I recommend this book to people who enjoy other Diary of a Wimpy Kid books, or enjoy the Dork Diaries series. I rate this book 5/5.
        • RyanThursday, June 4, 2020 at 6:30 am
          This book is hilarious no spoilers but it’s about the worst dance he’s ever had!
          • Love everythingFriday, May 22, 2020 at 10:00 am
            In love this book it hilarious
            • cherry-blossom
              cherry-blossomTuesday, May 19, 2020 at 8:55 pm44 stars
              This book was very funny and extremely EXTREMELY funny especially at the end of the book, because...well, read it because I am not going to be able to SPOIL it for you, but who will be lucky at the end do YOU think, Rowley or Greg?!
              • leki
                lekiSunday, February 2, 2020 at 10:48 pm55 stars
                Wimpy kid is the one of the best books out there good expantion for readers you have to get it!
                • StellaWednesday, August 21, 2019 at 11:55 am
                  i thought that this was online reading ._.
                  • xeta
                    xetaMonday, August 12, 2019 at 8:55 am55 stars
                    I got this book for my birthday, about 3 years ago and I can't even count how many times I've read it, it's so funny and it just put a smile on your face or adds a giggle to your day. :P It's really fun to read, though some may find it inappropriate as it deals with relationships, and what not. ~ Xeta <3
                    • Malaika Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 7:03 am
                      I have this book at school and my class is reading it