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Book Review: The Last Straw; By Jeff Kinney

Another great sequel to the wonderful series. Loving it. It’s pretty much going strong here. I can’t help feeling this is one of those new age books for reluctant readers…. with hidden moral agenda in it *snickers* I just love books that would sink good moral issues silently.

To me, Greg is a typical student, with typical aspiration, with typical need to get himself some attention. Nevertheless, what grabs you into loving this book is how most of us could relate to him, young or adult. This was another one hour or so read, if you life a quickie, this series would be a giggle tickle for your need. A wonderful page turner and yes it’s another favorite material.

First Sentence.
New Year's Day You know how you're supposed to come up with a list of "resolutions" at the beginning of the year to try to make yourself a better person?

Quote. I didn't really know what to expect from detention but when I walked into the room, the first thought I had was, I don't belong in here with these future criminals.

1 The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #3)
By Jeff Kinney
Let's face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg's father.
You see, Frank Heffley actually think he can get his son to toughen up, and he enlists Greg in organized sports and other 'manly' endeavors.
Of course, Greg is easily able to sidestep his father's efforts to change him. But when Greg's dad threatens to send him to military academy, Greg realizes he has to shape up ... or get shipped out.


finished reading : 08th April 2011
rate } ♠♠♠♠
genre } fiction | children | realistic | humor | graphic novels | juvenile 
release day }  April 2009
publisher } Amulet Books 
format } paperback
isbn } 9780810988217
pages } 224 pages
source } bought
age group } 12+
interests } reluctant readers | middle graders | 9 yo+  
awards } New York Times Bestseller (2009)
Get Your Copy }
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