Diary of A Wimpy Kid

Title: Diary of A Wimpy Kid

Bibliography: Kinney, J. (2007). Diary of A Wimpy Kid. New York: Amulet Books.

Short Annotation: This is a Contemporary Realistic Fiction book about a middle schooler named Greg Heffley. He deals with bullies, kids already going through puberty and other wimps like him. Greg records his days in school in his diary.

Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction

Grade Level: 4-6

Readers who will like this book: Children who will soon be entering middle school, children who like diary-like style writing

Personal response and rating: I thought this book was a really fast read. I could relate to Greg at almost every point in the book, remembering my middle school experience. I think it would be great to have in the classroom for older grades dealing with physical and social changes. Rating: 4

Question: Does anyone keep a diary? What kind of stuff do you write about in your diary?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s