Tag Archives : Diary of a Wimpy Kid

An Unlikely Hero


Today I have a book with an unlikely hero.  Marty Pants is an artist, he is a little clueless and he is entirely convinced that an alien is watching him.  Be prepared to be entertained by this nonconventional good guy who really ends up saving the day. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by…

The Truth Can Be Complicated


This book absolutely proves that the truth can be complicated.  Sam is working on his issue of telling white lies and he proves that good kids can stretch things from time to time.  They also have to own up to their mistakes. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t…

Illustrated Novel with Heart and Baseball


Today I have an illustrated novel with heart and baseball.  When your position on the team is bench warmer, you have to posses a certain realistic attitude about life.  Steve is self effacing and funny and the bumbling antics of the adults around him only add to the fun.  Some slapstick and some honest analysis make this a book with…

Chapter Book Full of Heart and Laughs


Today I have a chapter book full of heart and laughs.  I recommended it recently to a few parents and despite being published a few years back, this book continues to delight kids.  This is the one story that got my then third grader to move up to chapter books.  With its very real look at the struggles in third grade, combined…

Funny Books for Kids


I like funny books for kids and I especially like funny books that get pulled off the shelf over and over again by my son that aren’t Diary of a Wimpy Kid.  Don’t get me wrong … I love Diary of a Wimpy Kid.  I just like to see my son with something different in his hands from time to…