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Diary of a Sixth Grade Ninja

(Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja #1)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  3,156 ratings  ·  169 reviews
My name is Chase Cooper, and I'm a 6th grade ninja. It's my first day at a different school and the only person I know is my cousin, Zoe (but she might be a little too cool for me). I was just another scrawny kid until a group of ninjas recruited me into their clan. It was a world of trouble I wasn't prepared for, which is why I kept this diary (or "chronicle" as my dad wo ...more
Kindle Edition, 61 pages
Published October 25th 2012 by Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Oct 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Ninja! With lots of ninja actions in the school world, this book hooked me for a whole week and was a major part of my reading life.

Chase Cooper just started a new school and met his cousin Zoe. Chase wanted to be friends with a group of ninja, but Zoe wouldn't agree to follow him. So, the ninja played a mean trick on her and it was Chase's decision to make.

The pro of this book is that it's for everyone who is starting a new school. There are some tips in there to help you and tell a likely stor
Kate Z
Sep 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: will-s-books
This book/series has taken the third grade (boys) by storm this fall. WillZ read the first three this summer and started passing them on to his friends. Now there are four boys all sharing and trading these books and they are consuming them. Reading them non-stop, asking each other when they can get the next one and so on. For the 8-9 year old boy set this series is a hit.
Mar 21, 2020 rated it liked it
I listened to a lot of this with my son today. A free audiobook from Audible Stories. Very funny and well done.
Calvin McQuiller
Mar 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book is cool and I really enjoyed it because it had funny parts. And a theme

This book is cool and I really enjoyed it because it had funny parts. and a theme that book is
Apr 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Just by reading the first few pages I got into reading it, like a snap
Tami Spitzack
May 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
6 stars if possible

Great book. I'm only in 5th grade and I loved it. 5 stars for sure. I'd give it 6 stars if I could
Jun 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing

you should try to find information on the book on the computer on the book award winning author cool with double
Apr 11, 2017 added it
OMG! I read the first couple of these when I got my first kindle of 5 years ago and they were so much fun!
Sam Adams
May 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
It was a funny story with very likeable characters that go on some wacky adventures. Even though this was about ninjas lerking around a middle school it still some how felt very real, I could really see the visuals in my head. Overall, I did enjoy the book however, I found that the majority of the book was very predictable so much in fact that I guessed the entire plot after reading just the first few chapters! But other than that I absolutely loved this book and would recommend it to anyone who ...more
Fiona Mackie
Chase is the new boy - uncertain, friendless, scrawny and totally unsure about how to make friends. His cousin Zoe also goes to the school and she looks after him, introducing him to others and clueing him up on the teachers. During PE they come across what looks to be a gang of ninjas, who invite them to join the group. Only thing is, the initiation challenge involves stealing, and Zoe opts out. The ninja leader wants revenge on Zoe, and intends to use Chase to make it happen. Ninjas are cool, ...more
Bailey Baxter
Sep 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Imagine having a secret group of ninjas at your school! When new kid Chase and his cousin Zoe accidentally encounter them in the woods during gym class, they're surprised, to say the least. And, when they are invited to join, Chase is intrigued. He always thought ninjas were cool.

But will Zoe and Chase steal a student's purse as part of their initiation into the group? (That would obviously not be cool.) And what about the food drive money that's missing? When the ninjas try to pin the theft on
Jul 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A funny, lighthearted story about what it means to be a "real man". Any middle grade students will love this!
Candida Stamp
Jul 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-to-edison
This is a very simple, easy read for kids. The story is somewhat entertaining, but not terribly complex or original.
Zaina Nasser
Jul 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
AWESOME !!!!!!!!!!!
Apr 20, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobook
This is a review of the Audiobook read by Josh Hurley

Story: 4
Performance: 4

The story is really funny and some parts are quite hilarious. I really liked it and it has a lot of potential to become a classic on "thriller for children" category. it's already a book series as far as I know

Josh Hurley's narration is great. Really great, actually, and really clear as well.
He complements the story and makes it even more good.

I'm sure that kids and adults alike are going to enjoy it.

If you are learnin
Aulanie Olivares
Nov 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Diary Of A 6th Grade Ninja by Marcus Emerson is an excellent book!It is awesome to read books that are fantasy but also feel realistic.What I mean by this is that a book can feel like if it was realistic fiction until the fantasy kicks in.For example,Chase Cooper,the main character,goes to an ordinary school like every one else but is in a secret ninja group there.I wish my school had a secret ninja group I can join!This book is similar to other fantasy books because there is a group of mysterio ...more
The book is about guilt and responsibility. The main character is Chase Cooper, the new kid in a school. Chase will ultimately have a tough decision to make. While Chase, his cousin and another boy are walking, the other boy gets pulled into the woods and into a hole. Chase and his cousin jump in the hole, which leads to an empty cave, so they can rescue the boy. Then, a clan of ninjas appears out of nowhere. The ninjas invite Chase and his cousin to join the clan, but Chase and his cousin first ...more
Green Jazz Blues
This is a very short book which is part of a series. However, it did not have such appeal that I'd be bothered to read the rest of the series. I did like the way Chase (who I hasten to add is a boy) stands up to the bully Wyatt by not fighting back - that's a real good lesson.
I must say it did open my eyes a little bit because everyone thinks ninjas are heroic, it was a surprise to learn that there are both good and BAD ninjas! (I wonder if that's the correct plural of ninja or is the plural of
Jun 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Diary of the 6th grade ninja by Marcus Emerson and its about a ninja. WYatt was a kid that doesn't like to talk but when they got of school they saw a shadow saying ninja so the shadow ran so they chased it to the woods then they didn't no were it was so the shadow ran awaya but it was inside him so wyatt was felling wierd. I liked this book because of the ninja's.I will recommend this to my brother he likes ninja's.
Chris Thompson
Feb 09, 2018 rated it liked it
A bit amateurish, with some grammar issues (“The way she rose her voice”) that make it feel like a self-published book. The drawings add little to the story, having nowhere near the charm of other such “Diary” books (Wimpy Kid, Dork Diaries, etc). Some of the ideas are mildly amusing, as is the dialogue, but for a book about ninjas, it is surprisingly dull for the most part. Then again, I am not the target audience.
Meztli citally aragon
Dec 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I really liked this book
I recommend this book because you are able to read it in 1 day
I really liked this book because of how much detail the pictures have
I would recommend this book the my friend Hayley because she likes books that are cool like this one is ☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺😃😃😃😃😃
Jul 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
My middle school son and I read this together before bed. It was a light-hearted read that provided ample opportunities to discuss courage, honesty, and integrity. There was enough suspense to keep us both interested.
Maria Varner
Feb 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was very interesting and I very much liked it. I can't wait to read the second book!

I love the details and the funny things that happened in this book! I like how you made the pictures and cover! Nice book!
Jun 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is for 9th-12th graders, I am not there yet, but I wanted to read this book :D It was awesome and silly my siblings loved this book too. They want to read the next one soon, same as me. All you can say is, ninjas. Oh, and Oreo cookies, you cannot forget about Oreo cookies. :D
Napoleon  Russ
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It’s a very good book my son put my phone in the trash when he finished:)

Very good and it’s helpful for my son he has been getting bad grades the last thing I saw on his report card was a 0 thank you :)
Lillian Yates
Oct 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Luv it

5stars because it was awesome it's just a fun story ,a hilarious book I'm already reading the second one!!!! well cause I have all of them!
Josh Deewaard
Apr 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Catch you later tonight and tomorrow night at the same time as you know what to do it all in my head hurts like that you are a few days ago when I was just thinking about you.
Deniya Gordon
Dec 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Love it

Very good book i would like to give a shout out to kindle unlimited because of it i got the entire series for free
The Teacher's Library
Jun 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I read this aloud to my Grade 4 students and they loved it! It didn't take us long, and was engaging and funny.

full review coming on
Cj Loves Books
Oct 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
great story. I read this one aloud to my kids before bed. They enjoyed it
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Marcus Emerson is the author of several highly imaginative children's books including the popular Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja series and the Secret Agent 6th Grader series. His goal is to create children's books that are engaging, funny, and inspirational for kids of all ages - even the adults who secretly never grew up. He is a 35-year-old comic book reader, video game player, and toy collector.

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  • A Game of Chase (Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja, #4)
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“You’re cutting it close.” “That doesn’t even make sense,” she replied. “Think about it for a minute, and it will,” I said. Zoe’s eyes darted back and forth and the gears in her head clearly cranked. In the time it took her to think, I sat in the seat behind her. Finally she turned around. “I still don’t get it,” she said. Poor Zoe. That was the joke,” 1 likes
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