Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Length:
    20 Books
  • First:
    April 2007
  • Latest:
    November 2022
  • Rating:
Series Description

Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid exploded onto the kids book scene in 2007. Combining text along with hand-drawn images of our protagonists, the series follows the exploits of middle-schooler Greg Heffley, his friends and family. The snarky tone of the books is most popular with kids 7-12, but the books are fun for kids of all ages.

The books have been made into several popular movies as well.

Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 General Fiction / GF 4.5 Buy
2 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
3 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
4 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
5 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
6 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
7 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
8 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
9 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy



10 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
11 Graphic Novel / GN 5 Buy
12 Graphic Novel / GN 5 Buy
13 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
14 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
15 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
16 General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
17 General Fiction / GF 0 Buy
General Fiction / GF 3 Buy
General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
General Fiction / GF 0 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Diary of a Wimpy Kid


  • Book - 1

    I'll be famous one day, but for now I'm stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons. Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley, who finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the ha...



  • Book - 2

    Whatever you do, don't ask Greg Neffley how he spent his summer vacation, because he definitely doesn't want to talk about it. As Greg enters the new school year, he's eager to put the past three months behind him ... and one event in particular. U...



  • Book - 3

    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" en...



  • Book - 4

    It's summer vacation -- the weather's great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where's Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn. Greg, a self-confessed "indoor person," is living out his ultimate summer fa...



  • Book - 5

    Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be? Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come...



  • Book - 6

    Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged, and Greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he's innocent. Or at least sort of. The authorities are closing in, but when a surprise blizzard hits, the Heffley family is t...



  • Book - 7

    Love is in the air -- but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine’s Day dance at Greg’s middle school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he’s worried he’ll be left out in the cold on the big night...



  • Book - 8

    Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has abandoned him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over ...



  • Book - 9

    A family road trip is supposed be a lot of fun ... unless, of course, you're the Heffleys. The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns. Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig -- n...







  • Book - 10

    Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That’s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn’t cut out for an old-fashioned world. Wit...



  • Book - 11

    The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.”   As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just...



  • Book - 12

    Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise...



  • Book - 13

    When snow shuts down Greg Heffley’s middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty bes...



  • Book - 14

    In Wrecking Ball, Book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series -- from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney -- an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley’s family a chance to make big changes to their house. But they soon find that home ...



  • Book - 15

    In The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ?ready for the adventure of a lifetime. But things take ...



  • Book - 16

    In Big Shot, book 16 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and sports just don’t mix. After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athleti...



  • Book - 17

    Middle-schooler Greg Heffley charts the rise of his teenage brother’s band, Löded Diper, as they live out their rock-and-roll dreams. But things could get messy for Greg and Rodrick when the Diper hits the road....



  • "first of all, let me get something straight: This is a JOURNAL, not a diary." NOW EVERYONE CAN WRITE LIKE A WIMPY KID! Packed with original art and all-new material, this Do-It-Yourself Book features ruled pages and empty word balloons so you can ...



  • Go behind the scenes with Jeff Kinney and the making of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie! If you've ever wondered how a movie gets made, you're not alone. Author and illustrator Jeff Kinney didn't know either, but when his bestselling series, Diary of...







  • Finally, 365 days a year with Greg Heffley and Diary of a Wimpy Kid! The Wimpy Kid School Planner is a one-of-a-kind way for you to keep track of all of your tests, appointments, and activities during school, after school, on the weekends, over the h...


Awards

Cabin Fever
2013 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate
2014 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Easy-To-Read Series
2014 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Junior/Grades 4-6
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
2008 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades 3-5
2008 Great Stone Face Book Award -- Grades 4-6
2009 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Junior Novel
2009 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award -- Children's
2009 Golden Archer Award -- Middle/Junior High
2009 Kentucky Bluegrass Award -- Grades 3-5
2009 Maine Student Book Award -- Grades 4-8
2009 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Young Readers
2009 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Junior Book
2010 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Children's Fiction
2010 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award -- Grades 6-8
2010 West Virginia Children's Book Award -- Children's
2010 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Junior/Grades 4-6
Dog Days
2009 Goodreads Choice Award -- Middle Grade & Children's
2011 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate
2012 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Children's Fiction
The Last Straw
2010 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate
2012 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult
Rodrick Rules
2011 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Children's Fiction
The Third Wheel
2014 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate
The Ugly Truth
2010 Goodreads Choice Award -- Middle Grade & Children's
2012 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate
2013 Garden State Children's Book Award -- Easy-To-Read Series