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Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #4: What I Don't Know Might Hurt Me

Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #4: What I Don't Know Might Hurt Me

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Bestselling author Jim Benton is back, continuing a new spin on a favorite series!

Dear Dumb Diary,   

Just when I was pretty sure we could let the Student Awareness Committee quietly die a dignified death like some majestic old elephant or the Square Dancing Club, Angeline has to be aware of something. Great.

And, of course,

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Bestselling author Jim Benton is back, continuing a new spin on a favorite series!

Dear Dumb Diary,   

Just when I was pretty sure we could let the Student Awareness Committee quietly die a dignified death like some majestic old elephant or the Square Dancing Club, Angeline has to be aware of something. Great.

And, of course, it couldn’t be something interesting like nail polish or why maybe there should be a special class in nail polish and how to get it out of your beagle’s ear. (Mom, if you’re reading this, I’m not admitting anything. Somebody else could have painted a heart in his ear.)

Angeline just had to be aware of one of those THINGS THAT ADULTS LIKE.

Editorial Reviews

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Praise for DEAR DUMB DIARY:

"This series is so much fun -- hilarious and creative -- giving a voice to an average-seeming kid, who knows deep down that she is something special." --INDIGO KIDS

"Benton has a gift for writing Jamie's voice exactly like the girl you'd want sitting next to you in class, whispering terrible comments." --KIDS BOOKS CENTRAL

"Benton is a genius at expressing a believable preteen girl worldview without silly vernacular or dumbing down to his audience." --KIDSREADS.COM

Children's Literature - Phyllis Kennemer
Jamie Kelly is writing in her diary again. She shares her insights into school and family life as she describes her daily activities. This month her biggest concern is recruiting more students for the Wednesday afternoon Cuisine Club in an effort to win a cash prize for the greatest increase in membership. Her friend Isabella is on the same quest for the Videogamer Club, but it appears that Angeline may have the inside track with her Student Awareness Committee, since she has decided to confront the problem of bullying. Most students already belong to a club, so one student becomes the object of pursuit by all three girls. Dicky Flartsnutt is not used to such intense attention, but he accepts his new role with good grace and even ends up inviting all three girls to his home where they discover something totally unexpected—a truly loving family. They discover that an armor of love protects Dicky when the local bully teases him; it shields him from the isolation of eating alone in the cafeteria; and it sustains him in dealing with his strange allergies and appearance. Messages about types of bullying and ways to avoid being a bully are integrated into the humorous entries written in the episodic style of a middle school student. Pen and ink drawings extend the text and contribute to the overall mood. Part of the "Dear Dumb Diary, Year Two" series. Reviewer: Phyllis Kennemer, Ph.D.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545377652
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
06/25/2013
Series:
Dear Dumb Diary Year Two Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
192,579
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
890L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Jim Benton is a New York Times bestselling author and the creator of many licensed properties, including the hugely successful It's Happy Bunny. He's created a kids' TV series, designed clothing, and written books, such as the Franny K. Stein series and the bestselling Dear Dumb Diary series. Jim lives in Bloomfield, Michigan, with his spectacular wife and kids. Visit him online at www.jimbenton.com and on Twitter at @JimBenton.

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Dear Dumb Diary Year Two #4: What I Don't Know Might Hurt Me 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jamie,Isabella and Angeline are all trying to win a club membership for each of their own clubs and competing against each other for it. This book is entertaining and something you will not want to put down. 9-12
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am in total love with this siries! To ANYONE who has thought about reading it but hasn't I 100% reccomend this siries! <3. Anonomuus
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think it is fun to read when im Boered
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dont say that its not dumb!!!!!!;((
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im 16 and no more info
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yes i noticed as well that the description of the book is from the dear dumb diary year two third book the super nice are also super annoying.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jim bentin strikes again with jamie,isabella,and angeline!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THIS SERIES NOT DUMB I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS SERIES!!!!!
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It tell about how agirl like her can npt live with out her sutped dariy
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The main character is badly drawn
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I hate this book!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good i think where is the free sample
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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