By: Jeff Kinney
(A Book Report)
in partial fulfillment of the requirement in English I
Submitted by: de Ayre, Seanne Neilsen Date: February 16, 2011
The story is about a boy named Greg Heffley. Greg is having an ultimate summer fantasy of his life, but Greg is only spending his whole summer just playing video games inside his house with lights turned off. Soon he recognizes that summer would be fun.
The main character for this story is Greg Heffley. Greg, a self-confessed “indoor person”, is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules. Frank Heffley is Greg's father. He has a strong interest in U.S. history, especially the American Civil War, and even made a replica of an American Civil War battle field. Susan Heffley is Greg's mother. She tries hard to be a good, loving, and dedicated mother and wife, but she constantly does something wrong in her efforts. Rodrick Heffley is Greg's older brother and is a major antagonist of the series, since he often blackmails Greg. Manny Heffley is Greg's younger brother who is "spoiled" by his parents. Rowley Jefferson is Greg's best friend, although Greg views Rowley as dumb, childish, and ignorant. Fregley is a repulsive, disgusting, dorky, and weird kid, is a repulsive, disgusting, dorky, and weird kid. Heather Hills is Holly Hills' older sister who’s in Rodrick’s grade, and Greg has a tiny crush on her. She is also alphabetically put after Rodrick. The book opens describing Greg's worst summer ever beginning with Greg Heffley and Rowley Jefferson going to Rowley's country club after school closes for the summer, but Greg is kicked out due to his complaining of the smallest of predicaments. The beach trip that he was looking forward to is canceled because...