Middle School, The Worst Years Of My Life

Paperback | November 6, 2012

byJames Patterson, Chris TebbettsIllustratorLaura Park

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It's Rafe Khatchadorian's first day at Hills Village Middle School, and it's shaping up to be the worst year ever. He has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix, but luckily he's got an ace plan for the best year ever--if only he can pull it off. With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding him points, Rafe tries to break every rule in his school's oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class--5,000 points! Running in the hallway--10,000 points! Pulling the fire alarm--50,000 points!

But not everyone thinks Rafe's plan is a good idea, especially not the teachers, parents, and bullies who keep getting in his way. Will Rafe decide that winning is the only thing that matters? Are things about to go from magic totragic? Find out in this hilarious--and heartwarming--#1New York Timesbestselling hit! Includes a FREE POSTER, a teaser to the upcomingI Funny, and over 100 illustrations!

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It's Rafe Khatchadorian's first day at Hills Village Middle School, and it's shaping up to be the worst year ever. He has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix, but luckily he's got an ace plan for the best year ever--if only he can pull it off. With his best friend Leonardo the Silent aw...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:November 6, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316101699

ISBN - 13:9780316101691

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful I liked the mood and the setting of this story.
Date published: 2016-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read My son got this book for his birthday and loved it so much he asked for the rest of the series for Christmas!
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I started reading thstopis book and i could never
Date published: 2016-08-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from By Lucy, age 10 It's a bit weird but also funny! A boy called Rafe is getting bullied by Miller The Killer but his imaginary friend called Leo is making him join a rule breaking club. Rate's teacher Miss Donatello keeps catching him out with hilarious results. I've enjoyed this book and would like to read something again by this author. I think the book is easy for me to read, so I would recommend this book for younger readers
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from "Kid Book Central" This book is basically the start of JP doing a kids writing career. JP has a very good debut children novel, however there are a few bad parts to the book. It picked up way too fast, and the character is too much like Diary of A Wimpy Kid. Sorry JP, good book, but too many obvious comparisons. TheBookReviewer
Date published: 2013-06-16

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"There is substance as well as appeal here.... Patterson deftly manages the pace of revelations that take readers deeper into Rafe's fragile trust.... Readers ready for something else in the same vein but more substantive than Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Peirce's Big Nate should be introduced to Rafe."-Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books