Dork Diaries 1: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life

· Sold by Simon and Schuster
308 reviews

About this ebook

Nikki Maxwell is starting eighth grade at a new school—and her very first diary is packed with hilarious stories and art in this SUPER SQUEE updated edition of the first book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!

Nikki confesses all in her first diary ever: her epic battle with her mom for an iPhone, meeting her new soon-to-be BFFs Chloe and Zoey, falling for adorably sweet crush Brandon, dealing with her zany little sister Brianna’s antics—and the immediate clashes with mean girl MacKenzie, who becomes Nikki’s rival in a school-wide art competition.

Nearly 30 million books in print worldwide!

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308 reviews
Jose Cruz
November 18, 2023
first of all let me get this straight the reason I rated this one stars because it's a wimpy kid rip off first of all the terrible characters cringe story and everything about it it's just a waste of time who would buy this book it's only for little girls who are spoiled and say stuff like slay yes girl this is just a waste of your time don't read it it's a rip off of a best seller a waste of all my money
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Olivia Corkill
December 30, 2022
I have always read dork diaries books for so long now and I just wanted to say thank u to the author and all of thier hard work snd keep it up cause I would love to keep on reading tham and so much more so thank you so very much for all of the books and I hope everyone else likes them to so like I said already I love the books and I hope everyone else likes them to so please if you like the dork diaries books please leave a heart or something please I would really appriciate it.
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Aimee West
February 10, 2021
I love this book so much and it took me two days to read it. I would like to read more of these books. These books make it seem like you are watching a movie but instead you are reading it. Maybe someone can make a movie using these books.
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About the author

Rachel Renée Russell is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dork Diaries, an international blockbuster series chronicling the life and misadventures of middle school students, Nikki Maxwell and her best friends Chloe and Zoey. With humor and wit, Rachel’s books encourage tweens to embrace their individuality and always let their inner dork shine through. The Dork Diaries series has been translated into forty-two languages worldwide and its characters are as diverse as the millions of tweens who read the books. With more than fifty-five million books in print, the series has garnered such honors as two Kids’ Book Choice Awards, an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children, the Milner Award for Children’s Literature, and a Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Book of the Year nomination. Rachel is also the author of a second New York Times bestselling series, The Misadventures of Max Crumbly, which received a Kids’ Book Choice Award. Her daughter, Nikki Russell, is the illustrator for both book series. The mother-daughter team has released nineteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers.

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