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The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5)

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Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be?

Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older -- all without his best friend, Rowley, at his side. Can Greg make it through on his own? Or will he have t
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Published 2010 by Penguin
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Madigan McGillicuddy
This was a very funny book, but perhaps not quite as funny as the rest of the series. Don't get me wrong! The Ugly Truth has plenty of laugh-out-loud moments. But, while the first four books had me roaring with laughter, erupting in guffaws, and frequently demanding to read aloud portions of the inspired insanity to anyone within earshot while gasping and trying to catch my breath, this latest offering only had me chuckling ruefully, or perhaps breaking out in a broad grin from time to time. I t ...more
Ariel
This was a very funny book. I loved all the parts of the book but I especially loved the part where Greg overheard his parents in thinking that he was going to be the GROOMSMEN because they were getting him a tux. He thinks he gets to join in on the party that's held for the to-be married man. But turned out he was the assistant flower boy. I was laughing so hard because he had to hold the flowers for Manny. i recommend this book to all who loves humor books.
Kenny Hernandez
This book like really great also I love page 133-163 trust me on this book. This book will make you laught hard and cry hard because this book was base on me because I all ways is worry for the first day of school. It also talks about how Greg lose's his BEST friend but in the end of this book Greg and Rolwey(best friend) gets back to get together.
Prashant
I loved this book more than any of the other Wimpy kids for two reasons. First being that it was awesome and funny. Second, this being the last book in my box set I was savoring every page because I knew I have come to the end of the fun journey. I found this book funnier than the others because now Greg has started to have some real issue related to puberty and relations. He is having a tough time dealing and ignoring his one time best friend Rowley and things got worse when Rowley got a pimple ...more
Alyssa
I really enjoyed this book it had a lot of humor in the book.I also liked it because George's life is a lot like mine with school, brothers, home stuff etc.
Kenny.707
I think its the best of all the other ones.If you like funny books , you should read this.Greg Heffley and Rowley had a fight, and now they are not friends anymore.Now Greg and Rowley have to find new best friends.Greg thought that things would be changing with him and Rowley,but that didnt happen because Rowley had found a replacement friend.Actually his parents paid for the replacements.In the beginning Greg is alone with no friends to talk to.On page 12, he is sitting by himslf while a kid na ...more
Brody
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Nicholas
I think this book is for people who like humer books and are in grades 2 to 6. My favorite part of the book was when Greg climed through the sewer to Rowely's house just so he could dodge Fregly(The wierd kid). The auther of this book is Jeff Kinney. I think this book was really funny becuase they do really wierd stuff like trying to ditch school.
Bowoo
Nov 12, 2010 Bowoo rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone!!!!!
Recommended to Bowoo by: my instincts
This book was really good, even though it was a little weirdddddd, and for the people who read this, u probably know wat im talking about! :D Oh, and can u believe it? It was 215 pages long, but I read it in one day!
Kan Puttal
16/1/13
I really enjoyed reading this book. This book is very easy to understand and it also have picture throughout that story, which makes this book enjoyable and not boring.
26/1/13
From the beginning of the book until now it's very fun and I enjoyed it alot. When I read this book it is fun because the narrator is about my age and he feels and thinks like the way I think and feel.
3/2/13
I am coming toward the ending the story. This book is getting very boring at this point but there is still so
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Shoumik Sakib
In this book Greg has lost his best friend Rowley because of an argument that they had. His best friend Rowley's parents have hired some people to be his friend. Meanwhile Greg Is always bored and has no other friends to do anything with. Everyone out there seems to be having more fun then Greg. He feels left out. Everything is pretty normal at school but Rowley and Greg are trying their best to try to avoid each other. His uncle Gary was having his third wedding which was a complete dag to go ...more
Christian Goetz
It's about a guy named Greg who has a friend named Rowley and they become enemies. And there at parties without Rowley by his side. So Rowley's parents get him a thing called "Big Brother". And it's a guy that acts like a brother to Rowley. At the end they end up becoming friends.

I would reccommend this book. You will like it because it's kind of like our life.4/5

Eddie
Diary of a wimpy kid by Jeff Kinney “I’LL bet I can fit your whole foot in my mouth”(pg.3)
Greg has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is being a grown up all that.
Greg was going to a boys and girls party. Greg had to go. When he got there there were girls. He said “its not going to be that bad because there is girls here Rowley”. In till he saw all the girls going to the other room. It was freezing in the room they were in. Then they tried to escape by the window but they were sealed on. On
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Xander Graham
Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Ugly Truth
by Jeff Kinney
published 2010
fiction

Greg, the protagonist, writes in a diary most everyday. The setting is everywhere around Greg's house and the school that he goes to. There is no main problem in this book but some are Greg and his friend Rowley trying to become friends again after a long time of not talking to each other. Another problem that was in the book was when he tried to get into a commercial but failed to another kid that wasn't as good as him. The
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Conner Rodriguez
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Name: Conner Rodriguez
Book: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth
Date: 4/8/13
Period: 4
Author: Jeff Kinney
Summary
I chose the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid because I wanted to continue the series. Diary of a Wimpy kid is about two kids named Greg and Rowley who are in there final year in middle school. In their final year there friendship gets a little torn apart by Greg maturing and Rowley still acting like a five year old. My favorite quote in this book is when Greg’s mom makes him fold th
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Alisa Kelly

I like the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney, because it is funny and have some really hard life lesson in this book. Diary of a wimpy kid was about this boy named Greg Heffley.Greg has a mom named Susan, older brother which is Rodrick, grandma thats called Gammie , and best friend named Rowley.Greg is dealing with the pressures of a boy and girls party. Greg also started going through a little thing called puberty. Greg didn’t know what to do without his best friend Rowley. Greg had got
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Franklin
The book The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney talks about a boy named Greg Heffley who has to live a tough life. He has a younger brother named Manny and an older brother named Rodrick. He recently broke up with his friend Rowley and he has a worse life after. His mom is very bossy and wants him to interact with others and make new friends while she barely cares about what his brothers do. Rodrick is more of a bad boy and plays with a band named ,"The Loaded Diaper". Manny is still in pre-k and gets ni ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
گرک هفلی، همیشه عجله دارد تا زودتر بزرگ شود، اما بزرگ شدن هم دردسرهای مخصوص به خودش را دارد. او ناگهان با فشارهای زیادی روبرو، و درگیر اتفاقهای عجیبی میشود. مثل: مهمانیهای شبانه، افزایش مسئولیتها، و حتی تغییرات ناشی از سن بلوغ

The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #5), Jeff Kinney
عنوان: بچه ی دست و پا چلفتی و حقیقت ناخوشایند؛ نویسنده: جف کینی؛ مترجم: شقایق قندهاری؛ مشخصات نشر: تهران، پنجره، 1391، در 216 ص، مصور، اندازه 14/5 در 21/5؛ فروست: ماجراهای بچه ی دست و پا چلفتی شماره 5؛ شابک: 97896422225
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Nyasia
This Book is HILAROUS!!!!!!!!!! i like towards the end when they show the picture of his uncle and dad i like how Rowley and Greg Become best friends again. I Would totally recommend this book not because it's funny but because it intersting and you get a couple of good laughs!!!!!!!! on every page!!!!!!!!!!!
nataly
since i just finish the book i think this is the best book of the world i think nobody beets it like its so funny, dramatic and i could go on and on but for me this is the best best i have ever read in my whole life.
Asfi Ahammed
The Ugly truth is like the movie. But it has more humiliashions and more imposhion. That is only my opinion. Me and my cousins love this book.
Jack Khandjian
Life can get harder as you grow up but you have to get through it. This book is about a kid named Greg Heffley. He got into a fight with his best friend and now they don't talk to each other anymore. Rowley has made new friends because of there parents paying them to be friends. Greg has been lonely and has been spying on Rowleys friends. I think Greg needs friends.
I liked the book their are funnier ones but it is still funny. The writing in the book is funny and effective. You can tell that G
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Sara
I read this with my 6 yrs old son. He cracks up so much reading some of the jokes that he re-reads them over and over again.
Jessica Amar
I think this book is good because it is more funny then the other books and that is why I like this book.
Kira S
I personally love this book because it is very relatable to some kids and I think that is important in a book. I think kids in middle school and high school should read this series because it has some issues that could occur during this time. This book mostly shows what not to do and you can learn from it with out actually making the mistake that was made in the book, or a similar situation of which is not in the book. This book is very funny and will make you laugh out loud. If you have brothe ...more
H
The fifth book continues doing what Kinney does best, which is reveal the beastly little id inside a middle school boy... Kinney really "gets" what is funny and horrible about this time of life, and expresses it in a way that will make kids laugh and parents cringe - which is just the tone that makes them so popular. None of them, in my opinion, have been as funny as the first, but this one had some wicked funny moments, and the advice doled out by his ancient grandparent (great grandparent?) at ...more
Vardan
It has been a while since I read one of the ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ series but when I saw it lying around in the library, I decided to read it. This is the fifth book Jeff Kinney and it is called ‘The Ugly Truth.’ As Greg starts growing, still without his best friend Rowley, he searches for something to make him cooler and more popular. He sees the opportunity when he is invited to a party with all popular kids in it. Unfortunately, Greg has to miss it to go to his uncle’s yet another wedding. My ...more
Emma S
Growing up. Not so fun.
Have you ever been in a hurry to grow up? The ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney is a great book the shows why growing up isn't always so fun.
Greg is a self absorber boy. He thinks hes the most popular boy in school, when he really isn't. Always thinking hes responsible, and that very mistake he makes is someone else fault. For example, Greg was hired to take care of Ms. Groves plants while she was away. A week later Greg's father asked how the plants were doing and Greg realized
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Sulis Peri Hutan
Buku kelima yang berwarna ungu ini menceritakan bagaimana Greg Heffley menghadapi masa pubertas, kocak? sudah pasti.

Di awal halaman kita akan mengetahui kalo Greg dan Rowley sudah tidak bersahabat lagi. Bahkan, orang tua Rowley membayar seseorang sebagai 'tokoh panutan' tentu hal ini membuar Greg keki, karena dia merasa adalah tokoh panutan terbaik untuk Rowley.

Ada juga bagian Greg bertekad untuk menjadi bintang iklan Peachy Breeze dengan alasan biar bisa mendapat es krim gratis dan sering bolos
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Julia Kelly
I rated this book 5 stars because it has a lot of details and also because it is kind of funny. It can also tell a lot of things of what you can do and pass when you are getting older. So then it gave me interest to read it and learn more about it.

This book is about a guy called Greg and he has been passing by a lot of difficulties. One of them is grown up realated. Greg has noticed that hw has been growing and he starts to smell bad and have smelly armpits and all of that. Then one day his mom
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Jeff Kinney is an author of children's books including Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series. Jeff was born in College Park, Maryland, in 1971 where he created a comic strip called "Igdoof."He also created the children's website 'Poptropica'.
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