Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck - April: Thursday (week 1) Summary & Analysis

Jeff Kinney
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Greg has been playing with the Magic 8 Ball for a few days and has found a few limitations. For example, it cannot answer math questions. Plus, Greg is disappointed when the Magic 8 Ball answered "CONCENTRATE AND ASK AGAIN" when Greg asked it if he should run or fight one of the Mingo kids. Later in the day, however, the Magic 8 Ball redeemed itself when it confirmed his choice to not take his mom's advice and go outside. Instead, he hid in his mom's closet.

In his mom's closet, Greg notices a bunch of parenting books. He considers the books to be his mom's secret weapon, since they have titles like, "Raising Decent Human Beings," "Parenting Picky Eaters", and "Ultra Parenting." In one of the books, Greg learns about reverse psychology, which he finds out is the idea that parents can get kids...

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