Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Series

Kids all over the world can't get enough of author Jeff Kinney's hilarious, relatable stories about lovable slacker Greg Heffley and his friends. Greg chronicles his life, with its many ups and downs (more downs), in a journal filled with doodles of his teachers, classmates, and family members. Kids love the humor in these books, as well as the accessible, drawings-filled design, making them a great choice for reluctant readers. Check out all the books in the series here, in order. (Book #15 comes out Oct. 27, 2020.) The series spin-off about Greg's friend Rowley Jefferson is at the end of the list. And don't forget about the movies, too!

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1

age 9+

Laugh-out-loud-funny series start tucks lessons in stories.

By: Jeff Kinney (2007)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

age 8+

Big dose of sibling rivalry in very funny sequel.

By: Jeff Kinney (2008)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

age 8+

More funny antics, clueless behavior in 3rd installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2009)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

age 9+

Sweet, funny summer vacation tale in 4th installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2009)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth

age 9+

Greg faces puberty's horrors in funny 5th installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2010)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever

age 8+

Snowstorm tale lacks some punch but stays funny in 6th book.

By: Jeff Kinney (2011)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel

age 9+

Greg hilariously searches for dance date in 7th book.

By: Jeff Kinney (2012)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

age 8+

Extra helping of potty humor in 8th installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2013)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

age 8+

Family road trip goes hilariously awry in 9th installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2014)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

age 8+

Shout-out to screen-free time in 10th funny installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2015)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down

age 8+

Halloween-themed 11th book a fun way to discuss kid scares.

By: Jeff Kinney (2016)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway

age 8+

Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.

By: Jeff Kinney (2017)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown

age 8+

Epic neighborhood snowball fight perks up 13th installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2018)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball

age 8+

Home improvement mishaps abound in funny 14th installment.

By: Jeff Kinney (2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End

age 8+

Greg's wilderness vacation is funny but predictable.

By: Jeff Kinney (2020)
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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal

age 8+

Greg is meaner to gullible BFF Rowley in Wimpy Kid spin-off.

By: Jeff Kinney (2019)
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

age 8+

Rowley gets creative in funny Wimpy Kid spin-off tale.

By: Jeff Kinney (2020)
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