If You Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid…
For 5th – 8th Graders
J/F/BARRY - Science Fair: A Story of Mystery, Danger, International Suspense, and a Very Nervous Frog
Toby uncovers a sinister plot involving his school’s science fair and tries to save America from certain doom. 394 p.
J/F/BONIFACE - The Hero Revealed
In the town of Superopolis, everyone has super powers except Ordinary Boy. 294 p.
J/F/CLEMENTS - Lunch Money
Greg’s latest scheme to make money from the kids at school blows up in his face. 222 p.
J/F/GUTMAN - The Homework Machine
Four kids get into a heap trouble when they invent a homework machine. 146 p.
J/F/HELDRING - Toby Wheeler, Eighth-Grade Benchwarmer
Toby makes the basketball team, but then ends up on the bench. He needs to get in the game! 213 p.
J/F/KORMAN - Swindle
Griffin takes an old Babe Ruth baseball card to a hobby shop where he’s told that it isn’t very valuable. 252 p.
J/F/KUHLMAN - The Last Invisible Boy
After his father dies, Finn feels like he’s fading away. Just in case he becomes invisible, he writes and illustrates his life story. 233 p.
J/F/PAULSEN - Lawn Boy
A boy decides to spend the summer mowing his neighbor’s lawns but ends up with a runaway business. 88 p.
JB/SCIESZKA - Knucklehead: Tall Tales & Mostly True Stories about Growing Up
Popular author Jon Scieszka tells very funny stories about his little brothers, the Boy Scouts, and Catholic school! 106 p.
Prepared by S. Pemberton, August 2009