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Dork Diaries 7: Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star

By Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Fluffy addition to tween series spotlights reality TV.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 11+


Lights, Camera, Action! This drama and crushing thing has gone too far. What is with all of the crushing right now? All of these books are about boys, boys, boys! Why aren't you consetrating on learning and studying, something thats not about BOYS! I mean what is with you and boys? School is for learning not crushing. Mostly all of these stories are about a girl crushing over a boy, and trying to cause drama with a popular and mean girl. It doesn't makes any sense with crushing and falling in love with boys in school.. So I don't know how to explain this, but please don't do these types of books with crushing, and give it to second graders to read them. I am trying to be honest and polite, to be honest i love your books Rachel R. Russell. I am sorry if I hurt you're feelings but this is my opinion. So yeah be mad at me, hate me, whatever I am just telling my honest opinion.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
1 person found this helpful.
age 14+

Just nooo

ew, Ew, EWWWW this book is just horrible, sooo unrealistic, and stupid to be honest DON'T READ!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (24 ):

There's much to be said about what the book lacks -- depth, developed characters, real circumstances -- but there's quite a bit author Rachel Renee Russell does well. She's certainly created a series that appeals to reluctant readers. This graphic novel visits a world where there are clear lines of good and bad, problems are solved with lightning-quick (if not deep) thinking, and kids can live out the dreams of a simple tween life.

Friends, boys, and pop stardom -- not a bad combination for a summer read at the beach. This book also will serve as a nice distraction between heady, required summer reading books.

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