Truly adorable illustrations grace this popular Wimpy-Kid-for-girls diary of a lower-middle-class tween maneuvering through cliques and drama at her ritzy private school. Poor Nikki is a scholarship student, part of the deal her father, as school exterminator, cut with the school. And his truck sports a giant, disgusting roach on top as advertising! Russell is an attorney but is said to prefer writing tween books to legal briefs. If Dork Diaries keeps up its ascent, maybe she can trade in those little black suits for comfy bunny slippers.
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