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

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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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Apr 07, 2014 Josh rated it really liked it
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
Mar 20, 2015 Jacob rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book because of all the funny jokes. The jokes are what made me read this book so deeply. There is also a lot of comedy/action.

I think this is a good book for early readers because there are a lot of funny illustrations and comics. If you have read diary of a wimpy kid you would definitely like this book.

I gave this book 5 stars because of how much I wanted to read it when my time was up.

Thank you Lincoln Pierce for giving me an opportunity to read this amazing book!

Thank you for y
Ms. Yingling
Jun 16, 2014 Ms. Yingling rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
May 16, 2014 Stingking5 rated it really liked it
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
Jennifer Oliver
Mar 23, 2014 Jennifer Oliver rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"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
Mar 14, 2014 E2south rated it liked it
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
Oct 27, 2014 Jana rated it it was amazing
i thought this book was really funny. Nate and this boy named Marcus, are very competitive. But then something happens to Nate.
Kyle Nguyen
Jun 04, 2015 Kyle Nguyen rated it it was amazing
I think this book is good for young readers like in 1st-3rd. I like when Big Nate tries very hard. I think this is the best comic/normal book I've ever read instead of the land of stories I guess I am still desperate of it but this book might of just won for 1st.
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
Apr 21, 2014 Nate rated it it was amazing
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
Mar 18, 2014 Jenn O'Brien rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
Sabrina Alfaro-Mata
It was AWESOME!!
Bennett Allen
Dec 15, 2015 Bennett Allen rated it it was amazing
Big Nate in the zone by Lincoln Pierce was a very good book. I really enjoyed the characters and the plot was light and fun. Because I have read many other Big Nate books I enjoy comparing these to the other Big Nate books. The only thing I disliked, was how short the story was and I also disliked how they did not give enough time to explain what happened after Nate succeeded.

Nate right is a boy that can never seem to find any luck and often gets in trouble and has bad report cards. After tryi
Matthew Marc
"Big Nate Flips Out" by Lincoln Peirce was a hilarious book. It was full of crazy competitions, evil teachers, and a good luck charm. I thought that it was really funny and a great book of the series.

Nate is having bad luck lately. First his friend Teddy spills syrup all over Nate's paper, then he gets picked on by the 7th graders, then he gets detention. But when Chad presents him with a plastic leg, which he calls a good luck charm, his luck starts to turn around. He becomes popular, he gets c
Andy H
Apr 27, 2015 Andy H rated it it was amazing
The book big Nate In the zone it is about Nate made a bet with Marcus that the the seventh grade will win the field day and Nate made a bet that the six graders will win and the shook on it so he can't turn back and also chad Nate's friend so chad liked Maya she is Marcus girlfriend so then he try to make her like him she do so then when it was the field day Jina was in charge she was bossy and talk a lot so then Nate was next then Nate was the one who was going to run so then Nate was saying th ...more
Matthew Madden
Big Nate In The Zone by Lincoln Peirce is about a boy named Nate. Nate is a boy in middle school. I think that Big Nate is funny and enjoyable. I laugh at least one time every time I read a book in the series. In my opinion, Big Nate In the Zone is one of My favorites. My Favorite part in the book is when Nate gets Chad's lucky plastic fot and he gets out of trouble.

In this book of the Big Nate series, Nate keeps getting in trouble, but one day, his friend Chad gets a little plastic food and say
Jan 22, 2015 Yahye rated it really liked it
so this book is about a 11 year old boy named Nate who is obnoxious a little selfish and funny and he loves sports he can do no wrong at school because he received a good luck charm for his best friend because he was teased at school now he can do all kinds of things like stop bullies, play sports, and becoming popular. i really liked this book because it taught me to try like how Nate tried and tried then made it in to the basketball team
Mar 19, 2014 Oliver rated it it was amazing
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.
Tanner Dimond
Sep 20, 2015 Tanner Dimond rated it it was amazing
Big Nate In the Zone by Lincoln Peirce was a very good book. I liked it for many different reasons. I liked it because the plot of the story was very creative and it all flowed. Another reason was because it was really funny. There was a lot of humor. Those are some reasons why I liked that book.

In Big Nate, Nate runs into multiple problems. Ms. Godfrey got really mad at him and have him detention. He was also fooling around in the library and nearly got suspended. He also hit the principal w
John Yingling
Jul 19, 2014 John Yingling rated it it was amazing
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
Sahal Sajeer
When all of Nate's past days were just pure misfortune, can anything get worse for him. Every single minute is filled with Bad Luck for Nate. But when Nate's friend, Chad finds a 'Lucky Foot', Nate's life is about to be revolutionized. Now with the power of the foot, he manages to be more popular than Marcus, the most popular kid in P.S. 38. He starts a new trend by customizing his Canvas Shoes and much, much more. But when Chad needs to impress Maya, a girl he likes, Nate immediately has to giv ...more
Sep 14, 2014 Lynn rated it liked it
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
Shannon Springer
Mar 11, 2014 Shannon Springer rated it it was amazing
Loved this book! Big Nate did not disappoint!
Ave Moore
Jun 01, 2014 Ave Moore rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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
Apr 01, 2015 Keaton rated it really liked it
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.I gave the book 4 stars because it was boring in the beginning. It got way better in the middle and the ending. If you want a fun read, you should read this b ...more
Apr 30, 2014 Randy rated it really liked it
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
Sonia Thiara
The book Big Nate In The Zone by Lincoln Peirce is about Nate and one of his good friends Chad trying to win something. Nate is trying to make himself better than a popular seventh grader and Chad is trying to win Maya's heart. Will they both get what the want?

I liked this book because it was on how a nobody can go to a somebody in just a day. Also one of my favorite book series Diary Of A Wimpy Kid is basically the same book series just different plots.

I would recommend this book to anyone tha
Jack Cheatle
"Big Nate in the Zone" by Lincoln Pierce is a very good book. In this book Nate can not do anything right. Everything is going wrong for him. But he then received something that changed his luck and everything turns around for him.

I thought that this was a very good book. It is very funny and it may be the best Big Nate book that I have read so far. I always wanted to keep reading the book.

I believe that you should read this book too. Before you read this book you should read the books before it
Dylan Bernaud
Nov 02, 2015 Dylan Bernaud rated it it was amazing
The book "Big Nate In The Zone" by Lincoln Peirce is a great book. It is about a middle school kid with an incredibly mean teacher. Nate and his friend do a project together but then after it gets ruined, he doesn't have anything to turn into the teacher. That is how the book starts.

In my opinion, I think this book was great. It was funny, and had a lot of action. I think this book would be great for everyone to read.

I recommend this book to mostly boys because the main character is a boy. Alt
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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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Other Books in the Series

Big Nate Novels (7 books)
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  • Big Nate Strikes Again (Big Nate Novels, #2)
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