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Read-Alikes: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Kids)

Do you like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books? Don't know what to read next? Try some of these!

Wonkenstein : The Creature from My Closet by Obert Skye

Twelve-year-old Rob has stuffed his closet with old laboratory experiments, unread books, and more, and when a creature emerges from that chaos causing a great deal of trouble, Rob has to do such horrible things as visit a library and speak at a school assembly to set things right again

The Tapper twins go to war (with each other) by Geoff Rodkey

An oral history that reports, through transcribed recordings, text messages, photographs, illustrations, screenshots, and more, an epic prank war between twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper of New York City

Timmy Failure : mistakes were made by Stephan Pastis

Meet Timmy Failure, the founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, probably the nation. And his lazy sidekick, Total, a 1,500-pound polar bear

The super life of Ben Braver by Marcus Emerson

Ben Braver is sent to a secret school where kids with super abilities learn to control their powers, even though he does not have any super abilities and no one has ever thought he could be special.

Sam Wu is not afraid of ghosts by Katie Tsang

After an embarrassing incident on his school field trip, Sam is determined to prove that he is not afraid of ghosts.

The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda

Sanity & Tallulah by Molly (Molly Grayson) Brooks

"Sanity and Tallulah live in a space station at the end of the galaxy. When Sanity's illegally created three-headed kitten escapes, the girls have to turn their home upside down to find her in this graphic novel"--

Olga and the smelly thing from nowhere by Elise Gravel

Discovering a smelly creature in her garbage can that she names after herself, Olga befriends and studies the eccentric Olgamus using the scientific method, the practices of Jane Goodall, and other scientific concepts.

Mia Mayhem is a superhero! by Kara West

Eight-year-old Mia Macarooney is delighted to learn she is from a family of superheroes, but her acceptance into the Program for In Training Superheroes requires she take a placement exam.

Max & the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce

"Max and a group of friends dubbed the Midknights go on a quest to rescue the Kingdom of Byjovia from the mean King Gastley!"--

Tales from a not-so-fabulous life by Rachel Renée Russell

Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes in her diary of her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school, then of finding her place after she gives up on being part of the elite group

Masters of mischief by Rachel Renee Russell

Max and Erin continue the fight to protect South Ridge Middle School from Ralph and his henchmen, but Max's greatest challenge may be keeping his crush on Erin a secret.

Funny kid for president by Matt Stanton

When eleven-year-old Max Walburt decides to run for class president claiming he is the funniest student, he must survive poop scandals, crazy teachers, and stalker ducks to win the election.

Mac undercover by Mac Barnett

One day, Mac (smartest boy in his class in a small town in California) receives a telephone call from the Queen of England, recruiting him to find the crown jewels (well, actually just the Coronation Spoon) and so Mac embarks on his first adventure as a secret agent--with the assurance that the Queen will give him a note excusing him from school.

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal by Jeffrey Brown

"Lucy and her goofball brother Andy, two Neanderthal siblings living 40,000 years ago, take on a wandering baby sibling, bossy teens, cave paintings, and a mammoth hunt. But what will happen when they encounter a group of humans? Includes a special paleontologist section that helps to dispel common Neanderthal myths"--

Do not open! by Mark Parisi

When Marty finds a cryptic message that claims he is being observed by aliens, Marty attempts to head off this threat to Earth, find his missing cat, and get his homework turned in on time, with help of his best friends.
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