My Life as a MemeThe My Life series (Volume 8)
Janet Tashjian; illustrations by Jake Tashjian
My Life as a Meme is Book 8 of the much-loved My Life series from author Janet Tashjian and illustrator Jake Tashjian.
Derek Fallon loves making funny memes, but when he finds himself the joke of a viral meme, he realizes how easy it is to offend others using this platform. Derek decides to confront the creator of the hurtful meme, all during the backdrop of a fire evacuation that has put him in the same place as his meme bully.
Here is another thoughtful, funny, and timely adventure in the life of the ever-loving, ever-mischievous Derek Fallon.
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Matt and I are skateboarding home from school, when I hit a rock and go flying onto the sidewalk. My knee gets scraped but something more valuable than a body part ends up shattered—the screen on my phone.
Praise for My Life as a Meme
My Life as a Book:
A 2011 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
"Give this to kids who think they don't like reading. It might change their minds." —Booklist, starred review
"A kinder, gentler Wimpy Kid with all the fun and more plot." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Sure to engage fans of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid books as well as those looking for a spunky, contemporary boy with a mystery to solve." —School Library Journal
My Life as a Stuntboy:
"Another fun, emotionally resonant read for the Wimpy Kid set and beyond." —Kirkus Reviews
"A fast-moving plot and relatable protagonist make this stand-alone sequel a good choice for boys who, like Derek, would rather reach for a TV remote or game controller than a book." —School Library Journal
"Fans of the first will be utterly delighted by this sequel and anxious to see what Jake will turn up as next." —The Bulletin
"This is a great package for kids, especially those like Derek who don't think they like to read." —Booklist