The Last Straw

The Last Straw

Large Print - 2017
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Middle-schooler Greg Heffley nimbly sidesteps his father's attempts to change Greg's wimpy ways until his father threatens to send him to military school.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2017
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781410498755
1410498751
Characteristics: 229 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm

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narutouzumaki_1
Jul 14, 2016

Great book

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palwinder123
Jul 03, 2016

This is a awesome book you should read it!

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4angela
Mar 01, 2016

this book is one of my favorite books. if this is one of the first books you read of this series I do not think you have to read them in order.

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brendasoto1
Feb 04, 2016

This book is about a kid named Greg Heffley. He writes a book about his life and how he likes stuff and doesn't like stuff. He writes it in his diary and you are reading his diary. It is about his family and school. The problem in this book is he wants to be a baby again.
He tries to pretend that he's still in his mom's stomach by going in his bathtub and filling it with bubbles.
I liked this book, I recommend it a lot because I like how there are ups and downs in his life.

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Shaebaaz
Jul 22, 2015

fun!

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Broks
Jun 11, 2015

good book

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alistairthompson
Jun 13, 2013

great book with the bacon

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ashfia7012
Apr 14, 2013

that book was so funny!!

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smileysuha26
Apr 14, 2013

this is one of my favourite books.sooooooooo funny!

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happynewyear
Feb 06, 2013

This book was ok.

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RetroSquirrel
Apr 11, 2017

RetroSquirrel thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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4angela
Mar 01, 2016

4angela thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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blue_monkey01
Apr 07, 2015

blue_monkey01 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 99

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blue_eel_117
Jun 18, 2014

blue_eel_117 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

Gushihahapro Jul 18, 2012

Gushihahapro thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 13

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DaisyCosh
Jul 10, 2012

DaisyCosh thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 11

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ryback
Apr 20, 2012

ryback thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 22 and 22

LocketLibrarian Dec 03, 2011

LocketLibrarian thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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henein
Jul 29, 2011

henein thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Anshulrio
Jul 20, 2015

this is the last straw

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Broks
Jun 11, 2015

my summary is not just about this issue, mine is about all of them. diary of a wimpy kid is a kid is about kid who doesn't h ave a lot of friends of popularity but hes trying to turn that around but a long runs into a few bumps.

Gushihahapro Jul 18, 2012

Greg's dad Frank puts greg through many sports etc. to "man" him up. Eventually greg realizes that his dad wants to send him to Military Academic, so greg better "man" up or get shipped out.

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ryback
Apr 29, 2012

you see frank heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up and he enlists greg in organised sports and other manly endeavours of course greg is easily able to sidestep his fathers efforts to change him but when gregs dad threatens to send him to military academy greg realizes he has to shape up or get shipped out

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henein
Aug 10, 2011

The highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level. Let’s face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up, and he enlists Greg in organized sports and other “manly” endeavors. Of course, Greg is able to easily sidestep his father’s efforts to change him. But when Greg’s dad threatens to send him to military academy, Greg realizes he has to shape up . . . or get shipped out. Greg and his family and friends, who make the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" books a must-read for middle school readers, are back and at their best in this hilarious new installment of the series, which is sure to please current fans while attracting new ones. Publishers Weekly -1/19/2009
The third book in this genre-busting series is certain to enlarge Kinney’s presence on the bestseller lists, where the previous titles have taken up residence for the past two years. Kinney’s spot-on humor and winning formula of deadpan text set against cartoons are back in full force. This time, Greg starts off on New Year’s Day (he resolves to “help 'other' people improve,” telling his mother, “I think you should work on chewing your potato chips more quietly”) and ends with summer vacation. As he fends off his father’s attempts to make him more of a man (the threat of military school looms), Greg’s hapless adventures include handing out anonymous valentines expressing his true feelings (“Dear James, You smell”), attempting to impress his classmate Holly and single-handedly wrecking his soccer team’s perfect season. Kinney allows himself some insider humor as well, with Greg noting the “racket” children’s book authors have going. “All you have to do is make up a character with a snappy name, and then make sure the character learns a lesson at the end of the book.” Greg, self-centered as ever, may be the exception proving that rule.

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noelle_maria Feb 25, 2014

Sexual Content: cover= naked

Gushihahapro Jul 18, 2012

Sexual Content: Just look on the cover. (he's almost fully naked!)

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Gushihahapro Jul 19, 2012

"I see you guys"

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ryback
Apr 29, 2012

i see you guys

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