Diary of a Wimpy Kid Read-alikes

Holiday Library Closure

All locations of Kitsap Regional Library will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday.

By: Brown, Peter, 1979- author, illustrator.
Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.
By: Carlson, Nancy L.
Even though Henry is looking forward to going to kindergarten, he is not sure about staying once he first gets there
By: Diesen, Deborah.
Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.
By: Dewdney, Anna.
Llama Llama experiences separation anxiety on his first day of nursery school.
By: Henkes, Kevin.
Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school, but when their efforts fail, they come up with a solution that makes everyone happy
By: Henkes, Kevin.
A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school.
By: Kirk, Daniel.
Keisha Ann is proud of all the things she can do during her day at school.
By: Maizes, Sarah.
Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school.
By: McGhee, Alison, 1960-
After hearing about all the horrors of school from a first grader, a little girl decides that school is not for her and has to find a way out as the first day of school draws ever closer. Children's BOMC. 20,000 first printing.
By: Milgrim, David.
As young Eddie goes through his checklist to get ready for school, his mother does not agree with all of his choices.
By: Portis, Antoinette.
Annalina’s diary entries reflect her up-and-down feelings and experiences as she goes from being afraid to go to kindergarten to loving it during her first month of school. By the creator of the Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor Book, <IT>Not a Box.<RO> 50,000 first printing.
By: Penn, Audrey, 1947-
When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.
By: Rockwell, Anne F.
A boy visits the classroom where he will attend kindergarten the following fall and finds out what is in store for him.
By: Saab, Julie.
After climbing aboard a school bus, a curious cat spends an enjoyable day at school.
By: Schmid, Paul.
Picking up an alligator from a nearby swamp when he feels nervous about his first day of school, little Oliver uses his alligator to scare away his problems until his loneliness prompts him to make a brave decision. By the award-winning creator of <IT>A Pet for Petunia<RO>.
By: Slate, Joseph.
Introduces the letters of the alphabet as Miss Bindergarten and her students get ready for kindergarten
By: Sturges, Philemon.
A brother and sister describe the things they love to do during their day at kindergarten.
By: Vernick, Audrey.
Although kindergarten provides unique challenges for a young buffalo, he learns that one who follows the rules and tries his best will get along fine, in a heartwarming look at first-day-of-school jitters. 40,000 first printing.
By: Wells, Rosemary.
Embarrassed after being teased by others for writing her name in Japanese, Yoko refuses to return to kindergarten, but with encouraging words from her parents, kindness from her teacher, and lots of support from her classmates, Yoko learns English quickly and, in the end, graduates with her head held high!
By: Wilson, Nathan D.
"A little boy explains what it's like to go to school--when you're a ninja"--
By: Yum, Hyewon.
A five-year-old boy, ready and eager on his first day at "the big kids' school," must calm his very worried mother.
By: Barber, Nicola.
Explains what to expect on the first day of school, including getting ready, transportation, being apart from parents, class activities, playing, lunch, getting to know people, and returning home.
By: Nichols, ML (Marylisa)
A candid guide for parents on how to get actively involved in a child's education outlines strategies for building positive relationships with teachers and schools while providing step-by-step instructions for identifying a student's learning style and avoiding common obstacles. Original.