Diary of A Wimpy Kid
In the latest diary of middle-schooler Greg Heffley, he records his attempts to spend his summer vacation sensibly indoors playing video games and watching television, despite his mother's other ideas.
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Greg's family has cut back on vacations and day trips to save money, so his summer fun is limited. Summer vacation finds the main character, Greg, happy to be inside playing video games. His mother has other ideas, and starts a book club. Greg also gets to go to the country club with his best friend Rowley -- until they run up a bill of $83 for smoothies that Greg thought were free. Greg gets a job to pay the money back, and his scheme to mow lawns goes about as well as his other plans often do. So his birthday money will have to pay the bill instead of buy him the dog he wants, or so he thinks.
Its summer time, the weather's great, and where's Greg Heffley? Inside playing video games with the lights out. Greg Heffley, an indoor no-rule person, tries to live like a normal middle schooler, unlike his out-door friend Rowley. But with his mom, super protective of his little brother Manny by his side, Greg will NEVER be normal, especially with Greg's older brother Rodrick, too. Greg's mom is always trying to do some family activities. Whose idea of summer win out? Will Greg ever be normal? Read this book, a New York Times Best-selling Author to find out!
it's summer vacation, the weather’s great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where’s Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn. Greg, a self-confessed indoor person,” is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules. But Greg’s mom has a different vision for an ideal summer . . . one packed with outdoor activities and family togetherness.” Whose vision will win out? Or will a new addition to the Heffley family change everything
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“If there's one thing I learned from Rodrick, it's to set people's expectations real low so you end up surprising them by practically doing nothing at all.”
Me and Dad might not agree on everything, but at least we agree on the important stuff.
"I've always been more of an indoor person. The way I like to spend my summer vacation is in front of the TV, playing video games..." from Diary of a Wimpy Kid -- Dog Days
"Then I did a bunch of push-ups and sit-ups to really make my muscles pop." (146)