Greg Heffley's diary of life as a middle schooler continues with humor, cartoons and experiences the average guy can identify with. In this, the second in the series, Greg is dealing with his older brother, Roderick, trying out for the swim team and trying to avoid embarrassment as he tries out for the school talent show. As always readers will laugh at and recognize the authentic voice of this less than perfect twelve year old.
220 pages 978-1419741869 Ages 10-13
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
Secrets have a way of getting out, especially when a diary is involved.
Whatever you do, don’t ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer vacation, because he definitely doesn’t want to talk about it.
As Greg enters the new school year, he’s eager to put the past three months behind him . . . and one event in particular.
Unfortunately for Greg, his older brother, Rodrick, knows all about the incident Greg wants to keep under wraps. But secrets have a way of getting out . . . especially when a diary is involved.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules chronicles Greg’s attempts to navigate the hazards of middle school, impress the girls, steer clear of the school talent show, and most important, keep his secret safe.---from the publisher