Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Summary:

Road trip! Greg Heffley and his family are heading out on an adventure. Greg's mom Susan plans their trip so that they can visit many different places. They visit a county fair where they win a renegade pig; a hotel where there is a family that is out for revenge; and a seagull that joins the family and never stops looking for food ... in the car! Their road trip (as planned) is a disaster, so they decide to go where the road takes them.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The crazy disasters that happen on this road trip will have everyone laughing (even you, Mom!).

Content Awareness Factors:

None, really.


Young Reader Reaction

The book's cover gives you a clue that this road trip is going to be a disaster (that plus it is The Diary of a Wimpy Kid!). Yes, the trip is actually a disaster. There is humor for all ages, which is a good thing. There are some very ridiculous situation - like a renegade pig wanting to leave the fair. What I don’t like is that Greg occasionally gets sidetracked in things that have no relevance to the plot. Overall, kids 10 and up will enjoy this book a lot. I would recommend this as a gift because kids will read it over and over.

Type of Book:
The Long Haul is the ninth book in the long running Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series.
Educational Themes:

This is a book meant to be shared \"just because.\" You might think about planning your own family trip or sharing funny stories about family adventures, but its really just fun to read.

Reading Level:
5.4
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
11 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
9 and Up
Age of child:
Teen STAR Review Team, Be the Star You Are!™
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This is a book kids will come back to over and over when they need a laugh.

Title The Long Haul
About

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series, Book 9

Author Jeff Kinney
Publisher Amulet Books, Imprint Abrams Books © 2014
Illustrators Jeff Kinney
ISBN 9781419711893
Material Hard Cover
Cost $13.95
Genres Adventure, Family, Growing Up
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