Books to Read After Wimpy Kid

Are you a fan of Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid, or know someone that is? Waiting for an author to release another book, or the next movie adaptation of a favorite series, can be frustrating to big fans. Thankfully, there are still plenty of books out there that might make Wimpy Kid fans happy. take a chance with one of these books to satisfy that Wimpy Kid craving.

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) by Tom Angleberger
Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes is the utterly beguiling tale of a ten-year-old blind orphan who has been schooled in a life of thievery. One fateful afternoon, he steals a box from a mysterious traveling haberdasher that contains three pairs of magical eyes. When he tries the first pair, he is instantly transported to a hidden island where he is presented with a special quest: to travel to the dangerous Vanished Kingdom and rescue a people in need.

Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading (Charlie Joe Jackson, #1) by Tommy Greenwald
Middle schooler Charlie Joe is proud of his success at avoiding reading, but eventually his schemes go too far.

NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society (NERDS, #1) by Michael Buckley
While running a spy network from their elementary school, five unpopular misfits combine their talents and use cutting-edge gadgetry to fight evil around the world.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants, #1) by Dav Pilkey
When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.

Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze by Alan Silberberg
In love with the girl he sneezed on the first day of school and best pals with Marshall, the “One Eyed Jack” of friends, seventh-grader Milo Cruikshank misses his mother whose death has changed everything at home.

You might also want to try: The Accidental Genius of Weasel High by Rick Detorie, The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan, Gossip from the Girls’ Room (Blogtastic!, #1) by Rose Cooper,  Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie,  Zen and the Art of Faking It, or Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick, Horton Halfpott: or, The Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor; or, The Loosening of M’Lady Luggertuck’s Corset by Tom Angleberger,  Horrid Henry (Horrid Henry #1) Francesca Simon, Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson, Into the Wild (Warriors, #1) by Erin Hunter, or Warp Speed by Lisa Yee.

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