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Does your 9- to 12-year-old love "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"? Try these similar books next.
 
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Loser List, The
Series: Loser List, The, Book #1
by H.N. Kowitt Illustrated by H.N. Kowitt

When Danny Shine (rhymes with "whine") finds out he's on the infamous Loser List in the girls' bathroom, his mission to erase it lands him in detention. That fateful afternoon, the school's bullies (who live in detention) discover that Danny can draw.

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Fourth Stall, The
by Chris Rylander
It's Brains vs. Brawn in a Battle to Rule the School!

Packed with action, suspense, and memorable characters, this witty school story is perfect for fans of page-turning adventures.

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Dead End in Norvelt
by Jack Gantos

With surprises at every turn (and more than a few outright gasps!) this sly, edgy comedy follows one boy's attempt to survive the world's wackiest summer job.

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Swindle
Series: Swindle, Book #1
by Gordon Korman
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Strange Case of Origami Yoda, The
Series: Origami Yoda, Book #1
by Tom Angleberger

In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger puppet of Yoda. If that weren't strange enough, the puppet is uncannily wise and prescient.

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Paperbacks: $7.15

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Griff Carver: Hallway Patrol
by Jim Krieg
Twelve-year-old Griff Carver might be the new kid on the Rampart Jr. High Patrol squad, but he's no rookie. And he'll do whatever it takes to clean up the mean hallways of his middle school, even if it lands him in hot water.
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Seriously, Norman!
by Chris Raschka

Two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka's dazzling fiction debut.


Now that the whole thing is over (and we all survived!), I can tell you what happened.

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Paperbacks: $8.09

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Big Nate Strikes Again
Series: Big Nate
by Lincoln Peirce Illustrated by Lincoln Peirce

Wimpy Kid Fans Will Love This Hilarious Illustrated Novel!

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Dork Diaries #1: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life
Series: Dork Diaries, Book #1
by Rachel Renée Russell

Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes and sketches in her diary about her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school and about giving up on being part of the elite group, before figuring out a way to simply be herself — and get a new cell phone.

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Jack Adrift
by Jack Gantos
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Wednesday Wars, The- Audio
by Gary D. Schmidt

Gary D. Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero in The Wednesday Wars — a wonderfully witty and compelling novel about a teenage boy's mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967–68 school year.

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Frindle
by Andrew Clements Illustrated by Brian Selznick

Fifth grader Nick Allen knows just how to make school more cool . In third grade, he transformed Miss Deaver's room into a tropical paradise with some paper palm trees and a sandy beach. In fourth grade, he taught his classmates to mimic the high-pitched calls of blackbirds.

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