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Big Nate: In the Zone (Big Nate: Novels #6)

4.45 of 5 stars 4.45  ·  rating details  ·  484 ratings  ·  38 reviews
Big Nate is in the zone!

Nate's luck can't get any worse . . . until everything changes. All of a sudden, he can do no wrong! But why? And how long will it last?
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Published March 11th 2014 by HarperCollins (first published February 4th 2014)
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This book was a good, funny read. It's about Nate and he's having the worst luck ever. A waffle gets him in trouble in the beginning and then a bean bag chair gets him in trouble. But Nates luck will change. After getting a lucky rabbits foot from Chad his luck is getting better. But that luck might change because of an annoying 7th grader. Will Nates luck stay with him. How long will it last?
I gave the book 4 stars because it was boring in the beginning. It got way better in the middle and the...more
Any of the Big Nate books are good to read when you are bored and looking for a fun and easy read. Big Nate has been a well written set of stories that include comic book drawings that add a fun element to each story. Big Nate 'In The Zone' is the sixth book of the series and was one of the better ones in my personal opinion. It seems that Nate just keeps becoming more popular as each book goes on. The story begins with Nate in his sixth grade year and like always, in trouble. This time it is wi...more
Ms. Yingling
Nate is in trouble, as usual. He's left his review notes at Teddy's, where they had a bad encounter with waffle syrup. He's made Artur mad (because Nate is jealous of him), and Artur quits their band, Enslave the Mollusk. This is too bad, because the band is supposed to perform at an assembly and write a song about the new Fitness Zone initiative at the middle school. This initiative has taken all the fun food out of the school and is encouraging more physical activity like Jazzercise instead of...more
Nate is having a bit of bad luck. Well, maybe a little is an understatement. For example; he did a report on the war of 1812 at Teddy's house, but accidentally leaves it there. Teddy says "no problem! I'll just bring it to school tomorrow!" Well, he doesn't really do that. He was eating a waffle for breakfast, then accidentally spills syrup on it. He panics, then tries to wash it off with water. To make a long story short; the paper disintegrates and Nate gets the blame for it. And that's just o...more
Errol Currie

best big nate book so far can't wait till big nate lives it up. :)
I like how Chad is happy at the end
Jennifer Oliver
"The Best Big Nate Yet!!!!!"

"The Best Big Nate Yet!!!!!"

It is very good. One day Nates luck is the worst, the next day his luck is better than the luckiest person on earth! if you want to find out more, read Big Nate: In The Zone!!!!!!!! :D
This book had to be my favorites I think this is one of the new ones but I'm not 100% sheer
Jenn O'Brien
As always, a very quick read. (I finished it while in line at the car wash. My nephew finished it three times in a car ride and an hour at home.) I thought this one had a better "lesson learned" than some of the other Nate books - maybe he is mellowing with age! Great illustations with plenty of boy jokes for kids to enjoy.
Although this series is a blatant rip off of diary of a wimpy kid, i have to say i enjoy it much more. its a bit crap, but i like it.
John Yingling
When I first read about the Big Nate series, my first thought was: "Here we go; another Diary of a Wimpy Kid rip off." I'm more than happy to say that I was wrong! Big Nate is a delightful series, with many laugh-out-loud passages. Nate deals with many school and home issues that are so relatable, and the artwork is very appealing, with wonderfully drawn illustrations that fit perfectly with the text. Nate gets into difficult situations, some not of his own making, and the resolution of those is...more
I just realized that Peirce lives in Maine and wonder if he would be available for an author visit (I know, I know, all I have to do is check his website). I wonder if our students realize he lives in Maine!
I haven’t read a lot of these, but they sure do fly off the shelves, and I have no doubt this one will show much wear and tear in a short time. What makes this one special? I think the inclusion of “Teacher Screw-Ups,” his father sharing his own sixth grade report card, hitting himself with t...more
Shannon Springer
Loved this book! Big Nate did not disappoint!
Ave Moore
Yes, it's expensive... but it's well worth the price!!

I bought this book a bit hesitantly because of the price. For some reason, graphic novels are always extremely expensive. I don't get why, but it just is like that. I was about to board a seven hour plane flight and I wanted some entertainment other than movies and Modern Family. The book was hilarious! I find Nate even more likeable in this book than in others, which proves his character growth. Chad and Maya's relationship is supercute, and...more
The book of Big Nate is about a boy named Nate who most of the time is in trouble, does not listen, and struggles in school. Nate gets bad grades because he does not do his homework but has great ideas that help him to be popular in school. Nate is in a band with other school classmates Francis and Teddy. They were asked to play in the school morning assembly, but since they did not have a lead singer they did not do well. Nate struggles with his grades and when he showed his dad his report car...more
Nathaniel R.
Feb 07, 2014 Nathaniel R. marked it as to-read
The new big Nate
I hadn't read Big Nate before but this series is mighty popular with the kids who like Diary of a wimpy kid. I can see why it is popular, light, frothy, with a subtle message and good humour. Challenge is how to ladder kids onto other things. One of my teachers had said they had read Big Nate and "thought it was silly" and I let that comment influence me. I should had trusted the judgment of my young readers who constantly have all the copies we own checked out or on hold, including the ebooks.
Joseph F
(A quick note here, if you want to enjoy this book to it's full magnitude I suggest you read the other ones first.) This is without a doubt my favorite Big Nate book yet! It gives a lot of character development to the characters and has a lot of feeling. By that, I mean when the characters do something, it feels genuine. It's very colorful and relatable and it has a ending that makes you feel good inside. Definitely give this book a read.
Big Nate was really funny in this book. In the middle of the book Nate colored his shoes to have pictures of him all over them, which everyone loved and did do their own shoes and then said they "Nated" their shoes.
This was a great addition to the series. It had a great story line. It was good to see the dynamics of Nate's relationships with the other students, outside of just Teddy, Francis, and Gina. I like seeing Nate interact with Chad and Dee Dee. Overall, this was a really funny book.
This was so funny. And I'm having trouble getting over the fact that Nate hits himself in the head with an empty bottle. That's just so...I don't know!
Perhaps in rebellion of that anti-YA online article, I went even younger. I am spiteful.

These books really are super adorable, and fun fast reads.
iiiiiiiiiii neverrrrrrrrrrrrrr beennnnnnnnnnn sooooooooooooooooooo mmmmmmaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Kathleen Burns
Will bought this book. I read it and really liked it. I don't like the strip in the paper. The difference is probably the number of panels
Kathy Warner
Great but wish it was longer

It was awesome but I wish it was longer
Great summary but like all the big nate books it's short

It is funny and is worth paying for I have read it many times and you could read it allot but it always seems funny to me

I fun series ideal for young male readers along the lines of a Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Evan Gunderson
Pretty good but the fifth one is still my favorite
Jordan Rasmussen
I like comics so I really liked the book
Joshua Rasmussen
Its really just a lucky foot that is lost.
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Lincoln Peirce is a cartoon artist from Portland, Maine. He lives with his wife and two children, and occasionally gives lectures to students about cartoon creating. Peirce writes the comic strip "Big Nate". Peirce's comic strip, Big Nate, is featured as an island on the famous children's website, Poptropica. Big Nate appears as the first cartoon on The Maine Sunday Telegram in the comics section....more
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