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Dear Dumb Diary, Book 1: Let's Pretend This Never Happened
Dear Dumb Diary Series Book #1 of 12
Author: Jim Benton

Book Info

Published on July 1, 2004
Age Group: 8 - 12 years
Reading Level: AR: 6.1 (1.0 Point, Quiz #83683)
GLE: 3.7
DRA: 50
Lexile® measure: 1040L

In her diary, middle school student Jamie Kelly describes her life at home and at school, including her attempts to triumph over her nemesis, the beautiful and popular Angeline.

Excerpt/First Sentence(s):
Dear Dumb Diary,

I was out playing with my beagle, Stinker, this afternoon and I was doing that thing where you pretend to throw the ball and then don't throw it and Stinker starts running for it until he realizes you didn't really throw it at all. Usually I only do it two or three times but today I guess I was thinking about something else, because when I finally realized that I hadn't thrown the ball yet, I had probably done it about a hundred and forty times. Stinker was a bit cross-eyed and foamy and he wouldn't come back in the house for a long time.

Publisher Description:
Read the hilarious, candid (& sometimes mean) diaries of Jamie Kelly, who promises that everything in her diary is true...or at least as true as it needs to be. In this book, Jamie contends with Angeline, the school's prettiest, most popular girl (who Jamie thinks is a goon!) and the impending visit of her troll-like little cousin. Will Jamie survive? Will she go mad? Will she send her mom's nasty casserole to starving children in Wheretheheckistan? You'll just have to read the first installment of Dear Dumb Diary to find out!

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