By Jeff Kinney Hailie T. Main Characters Manny-3 years old, Greg and Rodrick’s brothers, Playful, Tattletale Greg-13 years old, Manny and Rodrick’s brothers, Not active, Keeps quiet Rodrick-16 years old, Manny and Greg’s brothers, Mean, Selfish Rowley- 13 years old, Best friends with Greg, Childish, Likes ponies and pink Comparisons Manny Greg Rodrick Rowley •Brothers / friends •All boys •Interesting •All go to school Contrast Manny Rowley •3 year old boy •13 year old boy •Brother of Rodrick and Greg •Friend of Greg •Tattletale •Babyish(likes ponies) •Goes to preschool •Goes to middle school as Greg Rodrick Greg •15 year old boy •13 year old boy •Brother of Greg and Manny •Main character •Is in a band •Brother of Rodrick and Manny •Goes to high school •Tries to act older than he is •Goes to the same middle school as Rowley Setting- The setting of this story is: at Greg’s House Summary- The summary of this story is…it’s summer vacation and Greg wants to do something fun. Well his moms idea of fun isn’t exactly it. She has plans to go to church, the public pool, and going to the beach. Well Greg wants to have fun with his friends. And hen he finds out that the girl he has a crush on he doesn’t mind going to the public pool anymore until his mom follows him around. Then he decides to go on family vacation with his best friend Rowley and wants to go on the roller coaster called the zipper but Rowley doesn’t so they don’t get to go so Greg has no fun the whole summer. Turning Point- The turning point, or conflict, of this story is…when Dad wants a dog for his birthday. He knows his family hates dogs. He used to have one when he was little and it died, but Dad really wants a dog. Outcome- The outcome, or resolution, of this story is… Dad’s family buys him a dog for his birthday. He’s very excited and Greg’s actually is a little excited. But Mom really hates the dog. Recommendation- I would recommend this book to children maybe Somewhere between the ages of 9-12 or 13 depending on what you like. It is a humor book and in my opinion teaches a little lesson. Ok I don’t want to give the whole book away so that’s about it. About Me- Hi I’m Hailie. I’m in 6th grade at Sunrise Elementary. I was born on July 5th 1998. I live in Florida. I have a big family. That’s about it so….
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