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This ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Thing is Getting Out of Hand

…and I mean that in a good way.

Here’s the hold shelf at the 5th and 6th grade school library where I work:

Every color of the Wimpy rainbow (except blue).

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. To be fair, the blue one is my least favorite.

  2. I can’t keep them on the shelves at my library either. The Ugly Truth has never been on any shelf except the hold shelf. And for the record, blue is my favorite. Rodrick Rules!