Diary of A Wimpy Kid

Diary of A Wimpy Kid

The Last Straw

Book - 2009
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Middle-schooler Greg Heffley nimbly sidesteps his father's attempts to change Greg's wimpy ways until his father threatens to send him to military school.
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9780810970687
Branch Call Number: FIC/KINNEY
Characteristics: 217 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Last straw


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The third book in the series is about the conflict between Greg and his father, Holly Hills, the soccer team, Spag Union Military Academy, boy scouts, and Seth Snella's half-birthday party.

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May 08, 2021

So I have been re-reading the wimpy kid books and like Rodrick Rules was, I thought this book was gonna be better than I remembered but it turns out, It was worse. A lot of the stuff like the military school stuff wasn't as funny as my first time reading it. So yeah, it's not the best wimpy kid book.

Mar 11, 2021

Great book

Nov 25, 2020

This book never fails to make me laugh. Even after my seventh time reading it, it is still one of my favorite books. Would give 10 stars if possible!

Jul 02, 2019

This book is ok, some parts of the story related to my daily life! I would highly recommend this book to grade 4 to 7.

Jun 06, 2019

I love this book!

Nov 02, 2018

A brief summary of this book is that Greg is trying out new sports and he hates it, he tells his dad that he wanna quit and he is not doing this anymore. another scene was when he was when he had made up his new year resolutions. How I feel about this book is that I would read this book over and over again it is very funny and interesting. Also, this book has a lot of foreshadowing and how the book would give away hints of what is going to happen in a certain scene. The audience that would enjoy this book is the people who would like to read about someone's funny life story and pictures. A particular group that would like to read the book is the people who like to laugh while they are reading. See me I like to read funny books and books that make me laugh. that age group is really for everyone in my opinion. like my little brother reads this book and he is only 10 years old. This book is just a great book and you will enjoy reading this.

Aug 25, 2018

I just want to say I loveeeeeeeeeeee every single book of the Diary of the wimpy kids and I would most definitely recommend it to every single person out there, from kids to adults to seniors. It is an easy/funny book to read and let me warn you that if you start reading one page, you want to read the whole book and if you read the whole book, you want to read the whole series. Fortunately, this happened to me:) Have fun reading all the Diary of the Wimpy Kid books.

Jul 10, 2018

I just need to read this book and then i'm done the whole series. I've read all the other books i've read a million times. :D

Aug 15, 2017

The Diary Of A Wimpy Kid book is so funny! I like all the characters but I like Greg the most. My favourite part of the book is when Greg plays soccer but he sits down and plays in the dandelions instead. I also like when the teachers dance to the hokey pokey in the gym for the Valentine's Day dance. I would give this book 4.5/5.

Sep 03, 2016

This book was really funny, it made me laugh. Greg is very lazy which is why i really liked this book. Really good book.

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Jun 25, 2016

"manny is always in my stuff"

chrisgotstacks Jul 29, 2012

funny and i love it

DesireeOnDeck Jul 19, 2012

i love this book and the whole serious

Apr 26, 2012



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