Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Book review by Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Big dose of sibling rivalry in very funny 2nd book.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 84 reviews

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age 15+

This book advocates academic cheating among other things....................

On Page 10: “My first class is pre-agebra, and the teacher put me right next to Alex Aruda, the smartest kid in the whole class. Alex is SUPER easy to copy off of, because he always finishes his test early and puts his paper down on the floor next to him. So if I ever get in a pinch it’s nice to know I can count on Alex to bail me out.” Perhaps lessons are learned later in the book but we aren’t reading any further.
age 8+

Book Details

  • Author: Jeff Kinney
  • Illustrator: Jeff Kinney
  • Genre: Humor
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Amulet Books
  • Publication date: February 1, 2008
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 8 - 14
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Last updated: July 19, 2018

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