Another Adventure: Read an Extract from Diary of a Wimpy Kid #16: Big Shot by Jeff Kinney

Another Adventure: Read an Extract from Diary of a Wimpy Kid #16: Big Shot by Jeff Kinney

Sunday

When I got to the gym for basketball tryouts tonight, I counted twenty-eight kids. That meant twenty kids would make one of the two teams, and everyone else would get cut. So I liked my odds.

Plus, most of the kids looked WAY better than me. A lot of these guys have been playing since kindergarten, and they could dribble between their legs and do other crazy stuff with the ball.

The only real experience I’ve had with basketball was when we did a basketball unit in Phys Ed last year. And that only lasted two days.

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Publisher details

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #16: Big Shot
Author
Jeff Kinney
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
26 October, 2021
ISBN
9780143796114

Synopsis

Recommended for ages 7+.

In Big Shot, book 16 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and sports just don’t mix.

After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he’s officially retired. But after his mom urges him to give sports one more chance, he reluctantly agrees to sign up for basketball.

Tryouts are a mess, and Greg is sure he won’t make the cut. But he unexpectedly lands a spot on the worst team.

As Greg and his new teammates start the season, their chances of winning even a single game look slim. But in sports, anything can happen. When everything is on the line and the ball is in Greg’s hands, will he rise to the occasion? Or will he blow his big shot?
Jeff Kinney
About the author

Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and the Awesome Friendly Kid series. He is a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book and has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England, where he and his wife own a bookstore named An Unlikely Story.

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