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Dear Dumb Diary #9: That's What Friends Aren't For

Dear Dumb Diary #9: That's What Friends Aren't For

Series: Dear Dumb Diary (Book #9)
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton

Dear Dumb Diary,


So now I'm friends with Angeline. This is automatic friendship, and I have to just accept it and make the best of things.


See, if I objected, then Aunt Carol might divorce Angeline's uncle, sending both of them tumbling into a deep pit of depression for the rest of their lives, and Angeline could wind up feeling so guilty that she would have to go be locked up in an old dirty insane asylum for years and years, and Stinker's puppies could grow up not knowing both their parents — and I couldn't live with myself for doing something like that to a puppy.

Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
3.1
Lexile Measure
930L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
144
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Diaries and Journals

About the Author and Illustrator

Jim Benton Jim Benton has made his living at being funny. He's created a kids' TV series, designed clothing, and written books including the Dear Dumb Diary series.
Jim Benton Jim Benton has made his living at being funny. He's created a kids' TV series, designed clothing, and written books including the Dear Dumb Diary series.

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