Diary of A Wimpy Kid

Diary of A Wimpy Kid

The Last Straw

eBook - 2012
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The highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level. 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 thinks he can get his son to toughen up, and he enlists Greg in organized sports and other 'manly' endeavors. Of course, Greg is able to easily 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. Greg and his family and friends, who make the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books a must-read for middle school readers, are back and at their best in this hilarious new installment of the series, which is sure to please current fans while attracting new ones.
Publisher: [United States] : Abrams : Made available through hoopla, 2012
ISBN: 9781613122457
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Alternative Title: Last straw


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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.

Aug 04, 2016

I liked this book because it had lots of wimpy adventures !!! And i liked being greg because he is great !!

Jun 25, 2016

This book is a great book for kids

Jun 04, 2016

Love this book

Aug 15, 2015

really awesome book :)
awesome, silly, funny,great, and creative :)

FindingJane May 13, 2015

Greg may be wimpy but he’s also determined, cunning, sly, self-righteous and egotistical—but in nice ways, of course. What comes through in this installment is his willingness to manipulate those around him to achieve his own ends including his well-meaning but slow friend Rowley. He realizes when he’s not making the best impression but perseveres nonetheless. Far from being a spineless wimp, Greg tries very hard to navigate the various pitfalls middle school throws at him as well as the awful plans of his own family. Like many young American boys, he tries to duck responsibilities, hard work, wholesome food and chores—not that those avoidances always work out in his favor.

This installment continues Greg on his journey to young adulthood with roguish humor and the sly tone never falters. Greg is an average kid but his averageness is engaging and spirited.

Nov 16, 2014


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Jun 25, 2016

"manny is always in my stuff"

Jul 13, 2015

Because I'm already pretty much the best people I know

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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