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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, Book 8 Summary
Cover of Book 8 in Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series, Hard Luck
Amulet Books, An Imprint of Abrams
Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck (Book 8)

Color of the Book Cover: Lime green

Author and Illustrator: Jeff Kinney

Age Level: Tweens and young teens, upper elementary and middle school students, popular with reluctant readers

Length: 224 pages

Story: According to author and illustrator Jeff Kinney, “As a writer, there’s something wickedly satisfying about putting Greg Heffley under duress, and in the eighth book, Greg suffers a multitude of indignities. But this time around he has a secret weapon against the slings and arrows of middle school.” (Source: Abrams 8/8/13 media release) Middle school is not much fun since Greg has been dumped by his best friend, Rowley, and he's having trouble making new friends. Will Greg's life be better if he depends on the roll of dice for the answers to what he should do?

Copyright: 2013; Release date: November 5, 2013

Publisher: Amulet Books, An Imprint of Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

ISBN: 9781419711329

Cost: Compare prices.

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