Dork Diaries 5: Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All

Dork Diaries 5: Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All

By Rachel Renée Russell

268 ratings 381 reviews 505 followers
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 3 - 5n/a4.728356

Nikki Maxwell authors an advice column for the school newspaper in this fifth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series.

Nikki Maxwell develops a sudden interest in student journalism that may or may not (okay, definitely does) have to do with the fact that mean girl Mackenzie has started writing a gossip column. And there just might be some juicy info involving Nikki’s crush, Brandon, that Nikki doesn’t want Mackenzie reporting to the world. So Nikki joins the school newspaper staff—and ends up as an advice columnist! It’s fun at first, answering other kids’ letters. But when Miss Know-It-All’s inbox is suddenly overflowing with pleas for guidance, Nikki feels in need of some help herself. Fortunately she has BFFs Chloe and Zoey on her side—and at her keyboard!

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
ISBN-13: 9781471144769
ISBN-10: 1471144763
Published on 7/30/2015
Binding: Paperback
Number of pages: 352

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OMG, I LOVE the Dork Diary series! I’ve read all of the books, and they’re one of my favorite series! It’s about a dorky girl named Nikki who goes through middle school. She experiences a lot of drama and heartbreak. I think the book series are great for people who like dramedy (drama + comedy)!

I loved this book its really sweet!!!!!!!

I loved it! Reading the letters was fun, and I could make my own answers. I definitely recommend you to read it!

great book highly reccomend for 8-12 yr olds ;) love all the dork diaries as well though, wonderful story telling

It's like a better version of A Diary Of A Wimpy Kid! I love all these books and think that this one is especially great.

Can I add more. Okay. The part that I love is that Nikki was having her secret crush and she wouldn't even talk about it when Clhoey,Zoey and her, playing truth or dare 😳. But going to Mckenzie's house was really mischievous honestly. Anyway I had more fun reading books 📚.

This book is kinda mischievous but was also fun

In the fifth volume of the Dork Diaries series, Nikki and her BFFs Chloe and Zoey sneak to MacKenzie's house and toilet-paper it! MacKenzie joins the school paper and threatens to reveal what Nikki, Chloe, and Zoey did to the whole school! Nikki is forced to join the paper to prevent her from doing anything, and to keep an eye on her. She hopes to work as a team with her crush, Brandon, but a CCP takes her spot instead. Nikki speaks with the paper's advisor, Mr. Zimmerman, and she becomes Miss Know-It-All, the school's new advice columnist! Can she maintain her secret identity and stop MacKenzie from revealing their "harmless little prank"? Find out in Dork Diaries 5: Tales From A Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All! (Phew, that's a mouthful!)

This book is probably my second favorite!! When Nikki doesn't get a job on the newspaper team, she gets something extra special- an advice column!! She calls herself Miss Know it All, and she writes great advice. And her passwords? Lets just.say they're creative.

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