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Can Adults Become Human? (Dear Dumb Diary,…

Can Adults Become Human? (Dear Dumb Diary, No. 5)

by Jim Benton

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This story is about a girl whose aunt will work in her school and the girl feels like a loser. This story made me laugh because there are really funny parts in the story.I recommend DEAR DUMB DIARY to people who enjoy funny books.
  4dNatali | Jan 21, 2011 |
Jaime Kelly is a middle schooler at Mackerel Middle School. Her aunt comes to visit and gets a job at her school. Jaime says that her aunt became afflicted with ADULTNESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jaime then tryes to find out who her aunt's secret boyfriend is. But it all becomes crystal clear at the end. ( )
  Brennan.Pankratz | Sep 27, 2010 |
This book is about a little girl named Jaime. She writes in her diary everyday and complains about adults, including her teachers and parents. This would be a great book for a girl in middle school who thinks adults just do not understand.
  sntorrejon | Jul 8, 2009 |
i liked this book because it was funny and had lots of vocab words. It is and AR book it was easy 5.9 level
  9mh01bev | Sep 3, 2008 |
Jamie is back, this time learning that adults might actually have their own lives and personalities. It's nice to see her growing up a little, but still maintaining her voice and spark. ( )
  wwjules | Aug 6, 2006 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439796210, Paperback)

Read the hilarious, candid (and sometimes not-so-nice), diaries of Jamie Kelly, who promises that everything in her diary is true...or at least as true as it needs to be.

Dear Dumb Diary,

My social studies teacher, Mr. VanDoy, never smiles. I know that's hard to believe, because everybody smiles about something, right?

Isabella smiles when her brothers get in trouble. Angeline smiles when she thinks about how much prettier she is than, like, a waterfall or a unicorn. I smile when I think about a unicorn kicking Angeline over a waterfall. But Mr. VanDoy doesn't smile at all. I wonder if when you become an adult, you can lose your sense of humor the way you lose your teeth or hair or fashion sense.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:32 -0400)

Jamie Kelly writes in her diary about her social studies teacher, Mr. VanDoy, the budding relationship between her Aunt Carol and Assistant Principal Devon, and the real story behind Isabella's detention.

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