Diary of a Wimpy Kid Readalikes

Books for Children Ages 6 to 12
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog DaysWith the release of the newest Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie --Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days -- the Library's collections staff has offered some non-Wimpy Kid books for even the most voracious fan.

(And for those who can't get enough of Jeff Kinney's Diary series, Anacostia Library hosts a Diary of a Wimpy Kid book club, which starts from the first book in the series and moves forward.)

Explore, read and discuss at your nearest library location!



Please Write in This Book The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Dear Dumb Diary, Let's Pretend This Never Happened: by Jamie Kelly
Please Write in this Book
by Mary Amato
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
by Tom Angleberger
Dear Dumb Diary, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: by Jamie Kelly
by Jim Benton 
Who Can Crack the Leonardo da Vinci Code? Bad Kitty Bink & Gollie
Who Can Crack the Leonardo da Vinci Code?
by Thomas Brezina
Bad Kitty
by Nick Briuel 
Bink & Gollie
by Kate DiCamillo
The Dunderheads The Defense of Thaddeus A. Ledbetter Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading
The Dunderheads
by Paul Fleischman
The Defense of Thaddeus A. Ledbetter
by John Gosselink
Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading
by Tommy Greenwald
Sardine in Outer Space Middle School is Worse Than Meatloaf The Popularity Papers
Sardine in Outer Space
by Emmanuel Guibert
Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf: A Year Told Through Stuff
by Jennifer L. Holm
The Popularity Papers
by Amy Ignatow
Regarding the Bees The Last Invisible Boy Super Chicken Nugget Boy and the Furious Fry
Regarding the Bees
by Kate Klise
The Last Invisible Boy
by Evan Kuhlman
Super Chicken Nugget Boy and the Furious Fry
by Josh Lewis
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things School!: Adventures at the Harvey H. Trouble Elementary School Amelia's Notebook
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
by Lenore Look
School!: Adventures at the Harvey N. Trouble Elementary School
by Kate McMullan
Amelia’s Notebook
by Marissa Moss
Lawn Boy Big Nate The Adventures of Captain Underpants
Lawn Boy
by Gary Paulsen
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself
by Lincoln Peirce
The Adventures of Captain Underpants
by Dav Pilkey
Dork Diaries Knucklehead Spaceheadz
Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Fabulous Life
by Rachel Renee Russell
Knucklehead
by Jon Scieszka
Spaceheadz
by Jon Scieszka
The Invention of Hugo Cabret Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze The Amazing Adventures of Charlie Small
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick
Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze
by Alan Silberberg
The Amazing Adventures of Charlie Small
by Charlie Small
My Life as a Book Secret Identity Justin Case: School, Drool and Other Daily Disasters
My Life as a Book
by Janet Tashjian
Secret Identity
by Wendelin Van Draanen
Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters
by Rachel Vail
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom Scooter Doodlebug
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom
by Eric Wight
Scooter
by Vera B. Williams
Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles
by Karen Romano Young