The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney is the Hamilton Book of the Week nominated by Tommy Brown, the librarian at East Side Elementary School, saying, “Students, both boys, and girls enjoy the adventures - or misadventures - of Greg Heffley and his friend Rowley as they deal with school and family life. The story along with the cartoon illustrations draws kids in and engages them to become independent readers.”
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a series of fiction books.
All of the main books are the journals of the main character, Greg Heffley. The books are filled with hand-written notes and simple drawings of Greg's daily adventures befitting a teen’s diary. There are 13 books in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, and four additional books: The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
, The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter,
and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Special Cheesiest Edition.