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The Worst Things in Life Are Also Free

The Worst Things in Life Are Also Free

Series: Dear Dumb Diary (Book #10)
by Jim Benton Illustrated by Jim Benton
School's out for the summer, and that means no more Meat Loaf Thursdays, Sunday homework-cramming, or teachers (way way unsuccessfully) trying to act cool. It also means that certain Mackerel Middle Schoolers have a lot of time on their hands...and seriously empty pockets.
Isabella is going to change all that. And Jamie and Angeline are going to help — whether they like it or not. It's the best kind of teamwork: When a whole bunch of people work together to do something wrong, instead of doing it wrong one at a time.
"Benton nails the attitude of a middle school girl and all her pessimistic drama." — Children's Literature
Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Lexile Measure
950L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
160
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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