15 Kid-Recommended Books for ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Fans

1. “Big Nate” by Lincoln Peirce

Join Nate Wright, a sixth grader with big dreams and an even bigger personality, as he navigates the challenges of middle school life with humor and wit.

2. “Dork Diaries” by Rachel Renée Russell

Follow the diary of Nikki Maxwell, a quirky girl navigating the drama of middle school while dealing with friendships, crushes, and frenemies.

3. “The 13-Story Treehouse” by Andy Griffiths

This zany series follows two friends living in a massive treehouse. Each book introduces a new set of outlandish adventures, making it perfect for Wimpy Kid fans.

4. “Captain Underpants” by Dav Pilkey

This hilarious series features two prankster friends who accidentally turn their school principal into the absurd superhero Captain Underpants.

5. “Timmy Failure” by Stephan Pastis

Meet Timmy Failure, the world’s greatest detective (in his own mind) as he solves mysteries and navigates life’s challenges in this funny, illustrated series.

6. “The Terrible Two” by Mac Barnett and Jory John

Two rival pranksters team up to become unstoppable in this laugh-out-loud series filled with witty banter and clever schemes.

7. “Stick Dog” by Tom Watson

Follow Stick Dog and his hilarious doggie pals in their comical quests for food and adventure in this delightfully illustrated series.

8. “My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish” by Mo O’Hara

When Tom’s evil scientist big brother turns his pet goldfish into a zombie, the two embark on numerous adventures full of laughs and mayhem.

9. “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life” by James Patterson

Join Rafe Khatchadorian as he attempts to break every rule in his school’s Code of Conduct, resulting in a series of humorous and unexpected consequences.

10. “Frindle” by Andrew Clements

When clever Nick Allen invents a new word, he doesn’t expect it to explode into a nationwide phenomenon in this humorous and heartfelt novel.

11. “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio

A touching story of self-discovery and friendship, Wonder follows August Pullman as he enters the fifth grade with a facial difference that sets him apart from his classmates.

12. “The Last Kids on Earth” by Max Brallier

Follow Jack Sullivan and his friends as they battle zombies and monsters in a post-apocalyptic world full of humor, action, and epic adventures.

13. “Lunch Lady” by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

This graphic novel series features Lunch Lady, a secret crime fighter disguised as a school cafeteria worker, out to ensure justice prevails in the lunchroom.

14. “Ellie McDoodle” by Ruth McNally Barshaw

Join Ellie McDoodle on her adventures of doodling, journaling, and solving challenges in this charmingly illustrated book series.

15. “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” by Judy Blume

Sweet and funny with a touch of nostalgia, this classic book tells the adventures of Peter Hatcher and his pesky little brother Fudge.
These 15 kid-recommended books are sure to delight Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans with their engaging characters, hilarious situations, and relatable middle-school dilemmas.