Diary of a Wimpy Kid 10th Anniversary!

This year we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the popular book series by Jeff Kinney. Diary of a Wimpy Kid is about middle-schooler Greg Heffley as he experiences the ups and downs of adolescence and being in middle school.

You can find all of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books in our Children’s Department!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #1 – Greg Heffley records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #2: Rodrick Rules – Greg tells about his summer vacation and his attempts to steer clear of trouble when he returns to middle school and tries to keep his older brother Rodrick from telling everyone about Greg’s most humiliating experience of the summer.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #3: The Last Straw – Greg nimbly sidesteps his father’s attempts to change Greg’s wimpy ways until his father threatens to send him to military school.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #4: Dog Days – Greg records his attempts to spend his summer vacation sensibly indoors playing video games and watching TV despite his mother’s other ideas.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5: The Ugly Truth – Greg is warned by older family members that adolescence is a time to act more responsibly and to think seriously about his future.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #6: Cabin Fever – Greg is the prime suspect when it is discovered that school property has been damaged, but when a surprise blizzard hits and school is closed, Greg is stuck indoors with his family, unable to prove his innocence.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #7: The Third Wheel – A Valentine’s Day dance at Greg’s middle school has turned his world upside down until an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves his best friend Rowley the odd man out.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #8: Hard Luck – Greg’s on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #9: The Long Haul – The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #10: Old School – Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That’s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going “old school” just too hard for a kid like Greg?

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down – The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side. As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie… and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg’s troubles?

-Claire

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