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The Resource The Getaway

The Getaway

Label
The Getaway
Title
The Getaway
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Kinney
Title variation
  • Greg Heffley's journal
  • Diary of a wimpy kid
Title variation remainder
Greg Heffleys journal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town.With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family.But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?
Member of
Summary
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Books I Love Best Yearly (BILBY), Younger Reader, 2010.
  • Books I Love Best Yearly (BILBY), Younger Reader, 2012.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 3-5, 2008.
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, Junior Book, 2009.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Fiction, 2010.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Middle/Jr. High, 2010.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 2009.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2009.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2009.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2009.
  • North Carolina Children's Book Award, Junior Books category, 2009.
  • West Australian Young Readers' Book Award (WAYRBA), Younger Readers, 2009.
  • West Virginia Children's Choice Book Award, 2010.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2010.
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163804
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kinney, Jeff
Index
no index present
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950
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Diary of a wimpy kid
Series volume
0001
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
Target audience
juvenile
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Greg Heffley's journal
Label
The Getaway
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:05d3a974-6423-404a-badf-b687913188f6
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781683351115
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Getaway
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:05d3a974-6423-404a-badf-b687913188f6
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781683351115
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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