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Become a Wimp

I was planning on doing an On Hold @ the Library post last month, but when I went to check out the hold shelf at my school library and it was all Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. Every last one. Telling you Jeff Kinney’s series is popular is like telling me I don’t have any trouble spelling the word recieved… recevied… whatever.

With the release of the Wimpy Kid movie nigh (March 19th (click here to watch the trailer)), I saw via Mishaps and Adventures that they put together a little website that lets you create a Wimpy likeness of yourself. Here’s my attempt:

That’s pretty much me. Click here to give it a try. *Note* I had trouble pulling this up in my Firefox browser. It worked great when I switched to Chrome.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. My library has 10 copies of /Dog Days/, and ALL of them are checked out ALL of the time, with zillions of holds. It’s awesome.

  2. I had fun, so did my kids!


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