Diary of a Wimpy Kid Plot Summary

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The first book begins with an introduction to Gregory (Greg) Heffley and his middle school life. It takes place during his sixth grade year. The book also explains the "cheese touch" early on. It is similar to the game of tag in which the person who touched the moldy cheese at the blacktop which has never been bothered to be taken off, after it had accidentally fallen out of someone's sandwich, a year earlier, had to get rid of it by touching someone else. In the first half of the book, events such as Halloween, learning how to wrestle, and acting in the play of The Wizard of Oz. During trick-or-treating, Greg and Rowley are ambushed by a group of teenagers. Then they take refuge at Greg's grandmother's house and taunt the teenagers from there by making sounds and faces at them. On Christmas Day, it shows Greg getting very few presents that he would like. Rowley bought Greg a Big Wheel. Greg then throws a football at Rowley while he is riding the the big whell and Rowley breaks his hand. At school, Rowley is surrounded by girls that encourage him to get well which makes Greg mad. Later, he and Rowley join the Safety Patrol whose responsibility is to walk home morning kindergarteners. However, Greg gets kicked off the Patrol for chasing the Kindergarteners with a worm. When Greg gets kicked off, Rowley starts to ignore Greg. Slowly, they begin drifting apart and Rowley starts hanging out with Collin Lee; and when he went to Rowley's house, Greg retaliates by spending his night at Fregley's. That turns into a disaster as Fregley goes hyper by eating too much candy, and Greg runs away in the middle of the night. Nearing the end of the school year, Rowley's comic strip is entered into the school's newspaper. Greg tells Rowley to list him as the co-creator because it was his idea and joke punchline. Rowley then denies that Greg had anything to do with it. They get ready to fight but are then interrupted by the teenagers they taunted on Halloween. They showed up to pay...
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