Authors: Jeff Kinney
Tags: #Comedy, #Young Adult Fiction
Le+ me jost Say /or the record that X thihk middle school is the dombest idea ever invented. You
And theh they wonder why bullying is soch a bi^ problem in middle school.
X/ •+ was op +o me, ^rade levels woold be based on height-, ho+ a^e. Bot then a
Today is 4* fi'rs+ Jay of school, ahd righ+ how were jus+ wai+ihg arouhd
+ke Teacher +o hurry u^> ahd fihish 4>e sea-hhg chart. So X figured X might as well write ih th
By the way, le+ me give you Some good advice. Oh the first day
school, you got to te real careful where you si+. You walk ih+o the classroom ahd jus+ fluhk your stuff dowh oh ahy old desk ahd the hext fnihg you khow the teacher is sayihg—
I MOPE YOU ALL LIKE WHERE YOU'RE SITTING, BECAUSE THESE ARE YOUR PERMANENT SEATS.
So ih this class, X go+ s+uck with Chris Hosey ih froht of me ahd Liohel James ih tack of me.
Jason Brill came in late ahd almost sat to
ry ri^ht, but luckily I stored that from ha^enin^ at the Iasi second.
Mext period, X should just sit in the middle of a bunch
hot ^irls as soon as X step in the room. But X ^uess
1 do that, it just proves X didn't learn an^thin^ from last ^ear.
Man, X don’t know WHAT is up with girls these Jays. Xt used +o fee a whole lo+ simpler back in elementary school. "The deal was,
were the fastest runner in
got all the girls.
And in -the •fifth grade, the -fastest runner was Connie McCoy.
Nowadays, it’s a whole lot more complicated. Now it’s about the kind of clothes you wear or how rich you are or if you have a cute butt or whatever. And kids like Ronnie McCoy are scratching their heads wondering what the heck happened.
Xhe most popular boy in my grade is Bryce Anderson. "The thing that really stinks is that X have ALWAYS been into girls, but kids like Bryce have only come around in the last couple of years.
X remember how Bry< elemeh+ary school.
ac+ back ii
Bu+ of course how X doh’+ ge+
credii for s+ickihg wi+h +he girls all this +ime.
Like X said, Bryce is +he mos+ popular kid ih our grade, so +ha+ leaves all -the res+
us guys scramblihg
+he o+her S^>o+S.