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Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

Author: Jeff Kinney
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Humorous fiction
Humorous stories
Diary fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Popular Works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kinney, Jeff.
Diary of a wimpy kid.
New York : Amulet Books, 2007
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Kinney
ISBN: 0810993139 9780810993136 0810988933 9780810988934 0810982927 9780810982925 0810994550 9780810994553 1439582637 9781439582633 9781419712760 1419712764 9780606236621 0606236627 9780141324906 0141324902 9780143303831 014330383X 0670074926 9780670074921 9781428733565 1428733566 9780810987586 0810987589
OCLC Number: 74029165
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 217 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: "Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley. It's a new school year, and Greg finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you're ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary." --
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Responsibility: by Jeff Kinney.


It's a new school year and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into the harsh landscape of secondary school. While Greg's days are focused on school survival, he's happy to have Rowley along for the  Read more...
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The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series * Sun * Kinney is right up there with JK Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet * Independent * Read more...

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diary of a wimpy kid review

by glencullen (WorldCat user published 2011-10-31) Excellent Permalink

This book is very good and i would buy it if i were you i would say if you were probily read if you are in the age group from 8-12 this book is excellent



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"Diary" is not a wimpy book.

by powers56 (WorldCat user published 2009-10-18) Excellent Permalink

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  • 11 of 24 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 

I liked this.

by PYEsinc (WorldCat user published 2011-09-15) Good Permalink

A good start to a funny series.  I like Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and I'll buy/read every upcoming book that comes out in the series.  Three and a half stars.

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