Old School (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #10)

by Jeff Kinney (Author)

Old School (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #10)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
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. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world.

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?

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Publisher's Weekly

"Mom says the problem with society these days is everybody's got their nose in a screen, and nobody takes the time to get to know the people who live around them," laments Greg Heffley, who reluctantly kicks it old school in this 10th installment of the uber-popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. When Mrs. Heffley gets the town to unplug for 48 hours, Greg tries (but naturally fails) to cash in on neighborhood foot traffic with a lemonade stand ("One guy had a problem with the fact that we were using the same glass for every customer"). Grandpa, who has moved in with the Heffleys to save money, is also full of "back in the day" stories; Greg and Rowley finally try playing kick-the-can, but quit of boredom after 30 seconds. A weeklong trip to "Hardscrabble Farm," where Greg and his classmates sleep in primitive cabins and do chores, is the final affront, though it reveals that Greg may come by his artful dodging honestly. Kinney's fans will find the same winning formula: at least one joke every two pages. Expect readers to line up for Greg's latest. Ages 8-12. Agent: Sylvie Rabineau, RWSG Literary Agency. (Nov.)

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Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney es el autor superventas de las series Diario de Greg y Rowley Presenta y ha ganado en seis ocasiones el Premio Nickelodeon Kids' Choice al Libro Favorito. Jeff está considerado una de las cien personas más influyentes del mundo, según la revista Time. Pasó su infancia en Washington D. C. y más tarde se mudó a Nueva Inglaterra, donde él y su esposa son propietarios de una librería, An Unlikely Story.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781419741968
Lexile Measure
1020L
Guided Reading Level
S
Publisher
Amulet Books
Publication date
November 20, 2015
Series
Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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