The Meltdown

The Meltdown

Book - 2018
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An instant #1 USA Today , New York Times , and Wall Street Journal bestseller!

When snow shuts down Greg Heffley's middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson.

It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?

Also Available: The Wimpy Kid 2019 Wall Calendar (ISBN: 978-1-4197-3007-8)
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2018.
ISBN: 9781419727436
Branch Call Number: j F KINNEY J bk. 13
Characteristics: 217 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.


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Nov 22, 2018

The meltdown is about his school coping with the whimsical and odd weather. One day it is so hot, and another day it is just so cold! The main part is when Lower Surrey Street have a war with Higher Surrey Street. I loved the book! Very entertaining.

RichardWu2006 Nov 21, 2018

so funny and pretty cool :) 4.5 stars for the book

Nov 16, 2018


Nov 15, 2018

I can't wait to read this amazing book I've read every single book for my entire life I love reading.

Eshal_Rizvi Nov 14, 2018

this book looks fiiiireeeeee broooooo!!!!

Nov 14, 2018

Cant wait for this book yo

Library_geek Nov 09, 2018

The Meltdown is bound to be a Wimpy Kid fan favourite and had me engrossed from beginning to end. Greg Heffley kept me entertained and had me hooked from the beginning, when his imagination runs wild – thinking about his own talking toilet, unfrozen cavemen and cyborg legs so he can sleep on his way to school.

In The Meltdown, disaster and a whole lot of crazy seem to follow Greg Heffley around, especially when the middle school shuts down because of snow. A grand battlefield breaks out in Greg’s neighborhood, where enormous snow forts, flags to mark their territory, walls to divide the top and bottom of the street and the most monumental snowball fight you have ever seen are taking over Surrey Street. Greg and his best friend Rowley Jefferson are at the center of this Meltdown, while they fight to protect their neighborhood and themselves.

Greg and Rowley’s adventures are not limited to the biggest snow fight of all time, there is the unplanned trip to warm up at grandma’s house, pizza boxes for snow shoes, no technology weekends and getting lost in the woods. None of these runs smoothly, all are filled with humor and loads of disaster – just as we all like it right?

Overall, The Meltdown is a fantastic book. It is funny, disastrous, a little crazy at times, with a hint of real life. Greg remains the same and provides the reader with a lot of entertainment, especially when he thinks up inventions that don’t always necessarily work (much to the readers delight). This is no. 13 in the series and I hope there are many more still to come, because I am really looking forward to what crazy stuff Jeff Kinney can get Greg, the Heffley family and Rowley to do.

Oct 18, 2018


Jul 26, 2018

this is gonna be a good book


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