It's a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into the harsh landscape of middle school, where undersized weaklings have to share the hallways with kids who are six-feet-tall, dating and already shaving. While Greg's days are focused on school survival, he's happy to have Rowley, his reliable punching-bag sidekick, along for the ride. But when his best friend's star starts to rise at school, Greg tries to use Rowley's newfound popularity to his advantage. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" is about everyday middle-school experiences, and author/illustrator Jeff Kinney makes us recall our own childhood as we look back on just how perilous school can be. The warts-and-all experiences of his alter ego, Greg Heffley, are recorded in a diary that Greg's mother bought him to make him more 'thoughtful'. But as Greg says, 'Just don't expect me to be all 'Dear Diary' this and 'Dear Diary' that. If she thinks I'm going to write down my 'feelings' or whatever in here, she's crazy'. However, as in all the best coming-of-age stories, what Greg Heffley says he won't do and what he actually does are two very different things.
Calendar, 36 pages
Published on August 1, 2010 by Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-10: 0810996901
ISBN-13: 9780810996908
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  • pnyjai10
    pnyjai10Monday, December 9, 2013 at 12:18 pm
    because it is most popular game
    • angel247
      angel247Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 8:45 pm22 stars
      I think this book is very interesting
      • 12345678900
        12345678900Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9:33 am55 stars
        i decided to read this book because of my friend and i like the movies
        • diah
          diahTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 1:11 am55 stars
          I love this book so so so much!!!!!!!!!!!
          • kekeperez
            kekeperezTuesday, January 22, 2013 at 7:57 am
            the real book is awsome the pics are adorible some of them
            • khadijahspark91
              khadijahspark91Monday, December 24, 2012 at 10:51 pm
              this book is about how they do the movie it come with a poster of diary of the wimpy kid dog day if you read it it will have cool stuff.
              • SMILIE FACEThursday, November 22, 2012 at 10:32 am
                THIS MOVIE AND BOOK IS AWSOME
                • jonesas
                  jonesasTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:41 am
                  i love this awsome amazing book the rodrick rules part is amazingly great i own the book and i own the movie diary of a wimpy kid rodrick rules
                  • jackie123
                    jackie123Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 10:02 pm
                    i desided to read this because i love these books i have read other ones.i liked the other ones so i will read these i love it i cant believe how manys he done.
                    • smercepr4
                      smercepr4Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 5:23 pm
                      cause I like it and its funny