Dear Diary

Dear Diary,

There are so many great diary books in the LMC. I don’t know which one to choose! I love stories told in a first-person voice or in diary format… maybe even letters will do. I guess I’ll use the list below to find the right one for me!

XOXO, Highcrest Hawk

Diary Books (Stand-Alone)

Always Abigail - Nancy J. Cavanaugh

The Amazing Adventures of John Smith, Jr. AKA Houdini - Peter Johnson

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple - Karen Cushman

The Carver Chronicles: Trouble Next Door - Karen English

Catherine, Called Birdy - Karen Cushman

Middle School is Worse Than Meatloaf - Jennifer L. Holm

The Night Diary - Veera Hiranandani

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet - Nancy J. Cavanaugh

Diary Series

Dear America [series] - Various authors (Use Historical Fiction list!)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid [series] - Jeff Kinney

Dork Diaries [series] - Rachel Renee Russell

Ellie McDoodle [series] - Ruth McNally Barshaw

The Popularity Papers - Amy Ignatow

Timmy Failure [series] - Stephan Pastis

Funny First Person Narrative

Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to NOT Reading [series] - Tommy Greenwald

How to Survive Middle School - Donna Gephart

Laugh Out Loud - James Patterson

Pen Pals

Anything but Typical - Nora Raleigh Baskin

I Will Always Write Back - Martin Ganda [nonfiction!]

Love, Aubrey - Suzanne LaFleur

Same Sun Here - Silas House & Neela Vaswani

Speed of Life - Carol Weston