Follow Nikki's life through sketches, doodles and diary entries as she starts her new school, battles with her mum for an iPhone and meets her arch-nemesis, the school's queen bee, Mackenzie. Sometimes family or close friends develop their own special ways of communicating through shared gestures and vocabulary, secret handshakes, and other signals. What would be the most important ingredients for your dream date? How do the girls demonstrate these characteristics? There was also a bully and it was good to read how the characters dealt with the issues. What is the best way to respond to a bully? How do you define good sportsmanship? What are some of your favorite words, phrases, gestures, and inside jokes you share with your family or friends? Have you ever had this feeling when you are around someone you have a crush on? Rachel lives in northern Virginia with a spoiled pet Yorkie who terrorises her daily by climing on top of her computer and pelting her with stuffed animals while she writes. .
Does your family do anything like this? Would you rather share your thoughts and commentary about school life privately in a diary, or more publicly using an online forum such as a blog or social networking site like Facebook? In the previous books, Nikki has also kept her problems to herself—even though her friends constantly prove loyal and helpful. What are some activities that you think would be good for Family Sharing Time? The third book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renée Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly publishing June 2016. If you could go back and respond differently, would you? Nikki had a crush on a boy from her school and I wanted to read on to see what would happen. What characteristic of theirs would you most like to possess when you get older? Provide three examples each of good and bad sportsmanship. Have you ever been bullied or acted like a bully? The last thing Nikki needs is having her friends and--worst case scenario--her crush, Brandon, associating her with the humongous roach on top of her Dad's van! How did you handle it? It also landed on the New York Times Best Sellers list for Children's Series. What do you think makes a good friend? Have you ever wanted to know something but been embarrassed or afraid even to admit you wanted to know? I like how each day has a diary entry from Nikki….
Is there a line that, once crossed, would tempt you to seek revenge? The book has been awarded with , and many others. What, if anything, did you do to try to find out the answer to your question? She had originally planned to use the money to buy a cell phone, but decided instead to save the money for art camp next summer. Nikki asks her best friends for advice. What would you be delighted to spot at a garage sale or discarded at the side of the road? Can a dork like Nikki take on the most popular girl in school and win? What did that feel like? Describe the setting and any friends you would cast beside you. Have you ever felt completely overwhelmed by the task ahead of you? I liked that i could put this book down but easily get back into the story quickly when i started it again Its a fun read and i think many of my friends would enjoy this.
How would you do it differently if you had to do it over again? I hope all of Rachel Renée Russell books are as easy to read as this one was and i hope to be able to read and review many more of hers in the future. Language can be very powerful. However, Nikki has several best friends and a popular boy has a crush on her. As the story progresses and they become closer friends, we see more of their shared interests and also their differences. Nikki loves Lady and the Tramp and easily imagines herself in the classic romantic spaghetti dinner scene. Nikki, Chloe, and Zoey each describe the characteristics for their ideal boyfriends. Excludes: Africa, Asia, Middle East, North America, Oceania, Southeast Asia, South America, Russian Federation, Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Vatican City State, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands U.
How do you define popularity? Does it impact your ability to talk to him or her? Nikki discusses some of her fears in Dork Diaries 3. Do you ask different people in different situations, or do you have one go-to person for most any problem? What would it take for you to step up to a challenge that previously seemed impossible? It may be reproduced in its entirety or excerpted for these purposes. Let the spotlight showdown commence. What was your biggest fear when you were little? Dork Diaries, written in a format, uses doodles, drawings, and comic strips to chronicle the daily life of the main character, Nikki Maxwell, as she struggles to fit in and survive middle school. How does she learn about the culture of the school and figure out who is trustworthy? Nikki Maxwell is not popular, in fact Nikki Maxwell is the opposite of popular; she's a total dork! When would it be better to speak up? Can a dork like Nikki take on the most popular girl in school and win? It has spent 4 weeks on the New York Times Bestsellers list. Can you think of any other ways someone could keep track of their daily thoughts, emotions, and activities? If you could have complete dominion over your space, what would be your top three rules? The main characters of this childrens, middle grade story are Nikki J.
Why is keeping a diary important? Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Talented Pop Star was released on June 7, 2011. The first edition of this novel was published in January 1st 2011, and was written by Rachel Renee Russell. The main character, Nikki Maxwell, is named after her daughter. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you took on too much at one time? What would you do if you had lockers next to each other? Currently, there are over 3. The first book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renée Russell. Who can you ask for advice? I think this adds to the reading of the book.
What role would you want on a school newspaper? How can your friends affect your decision-making? She is the oldest child and has two younger brothers and two younger sisters. We learn that she belongs to an elderly Segway gang and takes road trips. Have you ever been embarrassed by someone else in front of your peers? Nikki loves to sing and dance and now she gets to have tons of fun with her friends while competing for a chance to free her Dad from his obligation! Would it be easy or hard for you? The third book in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of The Misadventures of Max Crumbly publishing June 2016. Current Books Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Fabulous Life was released on June 2, 2009. Nikki feels that her bedroom should be her own private space. Discussion Questions for: Dork Diaries By Rachel Renée Russell Dork Diaries 1: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life 1.
How can we learn to tell the difference? Why do you think people bully others? What makes this person your ultimate rival? Why can a situation be okay when nobody sees, but humiliating if observed? Do you think how you view yourself impacts how others view you? For example, Nikki finally shares her problem with Chloe and Zoey and feels so relieved to have their help. But then Nikki finds out that her arch-nemesis, MacKenzie, is entering the contest too, and she's determined to steal the limelight from Nikki and her friends. But life is never that simple! This book is about Nikki maxwell and her crazy life. My sister gave her series of dork diaries to me when she finished them and I love them! At first, Nikki thinks Chloe and Zoey are kind of annoying, but she gets past her first impression of the pair when they all bond over their shared dislike of MacKenzie. I think it was a comedy, adventure book which made me feel excited to read to the end. How could you imagine yourself in a scene? How do you decide what presents to give your friends and family? Her daughter, Nikki, is the illustrator of the series. The Dork Diaries books are based on Russell's experiences.
Do you think the result accurately describes your personality? Some of the techniques listed in Dork Diaries Book 3: Tales from a Not-So-Talented Pop Star may require a sound knowledge of Hypnosis, users are advised to either leave those sections or must have a basic understanding of the subject before practicing them. We do not guarantee that these techniques will work for you or not. What is your favorite current trend? Throughout the Dork Diaries series, they refer to various trends in literature, film, and popular culture, like vampires, werewolves, and zombies. Their classmates write Miss Know-It-All for advice. Have you had a close call where you thought you were busted but ended up being just fine? On February 10, 2011, it was nominated as Book of the Year by the. Comics for Kids and Getting Graphic! But Nikki's hoping that by moving to a new school she might just stand a chance of making some friends and leaving her old lame ways in the past.