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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trailer

Based on the best-selling illustrated novel "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney, the film chronicles the adventures of wisecracking middle school student G...

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A younger brother is jealous of his older brother, and tries to cause him problems. Greg continues to harass his older brother Roderick, and vise versa. 

 

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid ::: by Jeff Kinney

The official website for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series.


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The 100 favourite fictional characters... as chosen by 100 literary luminaries - Features, Books - The Independent

The 100 favourite fictional characters... as chosen by 100 literary luminaries - Features, Books - The Independent | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it

Ever wonder which fictional characters deeply impact famous literary people? Here's a list of 100 favorite characters in novels, each chosen by a "literary luminary."

The following are the characters on the list that I've had the pleasure of getting to know through the printed word:

1. Philip Pirrip (Pip), of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens >> chosen by Tim Lott

2. Joe Gargery, of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens >> chosen by Maeve Binchy

3. Miss Havisham, of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens >> chosen by John Burnside

4. Elizabeth Bennett, of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen >> chosen by Donna Leon

5. Gandalf, of The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien's >> chosen by Mary Hoffman

6. Humbert Humbert, of Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov >> chosen by Andrew Miller

7. Lyra Silvertongue, of His Dark Materials trilogy by Phillip Pullman >> chosen by Gill Coleridge

8. The Cat in The Hat, of various books by Dr. Seuss >> chosen by Peter Florence

9. Tom Jones, of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding >> chosen by Philippa Gregory

10. Fermin, of The Shadow Of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon >> chosen by Scott Pack

11. Fagin, of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens >> chosen by Josephine Cox

12. Prince Stepan Arkadyevich Oblonsky, of Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy >> chosen by Gillian Slovo

13. Dick Diver, of Tender is the Night by Scott Fitzgerald >> chosen by Geoff Dyer

14. Hannibal Lecter, of Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris >> chosen by Pauline McLynn

15. Jane Eyre, of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte >> chosen by China Miéville

16. Madame Bovary, of Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert >> chosen by David Mitchell and Rachel Cugnoni

17. Rhett Butler, of Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell >> chosen by Penny Vincenzi

18. Hamlet, of Hamlet by Shakespeare >> chosen by Howard Jacobson

19. Bigwig, of Watership Down by Richard Adams >> chosen by Glen David Gold (Carter Beats the Devil)


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Philip Pullman official website | His Dark Materials | The Golden Compass | Sally Lockhart

Philip Pullman official website | His Dark Materials | The Golden Compass | Sally Lockhart | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it
Official Website of Philip Pullman, author of award winning His Dark Materials triolgy. The site contains exclusive content and information about Philip Pullman.

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Behind the Scenes with Random House Authors

Listen to Lee Child, Ian McEwan, Rick Stein, Joanna Trollope, Katie Fforde, Kathy Reichs, E L James, Jacqueline Wilson, Shirley Hughes and Sir Terry Leahy ta...
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer | Book Trailers World


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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness - book trailer

http://www.facebook.com/patricknessfanpage The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting. He's been ...

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Willow Shields talks Prim, 'Catching Fire' and more with About.com ...

Willow Shields talks Prim, 'Catching Fire' and more with About.com ... | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it

Interview with Willow Shields where she talks about her Hunger Games experience, Prim, and Catching Fire.


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The Boy In the Striped Pajamas - Official Trailer HD Quality

Here is the trailer for the movie version of our novel! Take a look and see what you think of this visual representation!


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Best Teen/Young Adult Books (856 books)

Best Teen/Young Adult Books (856 books) | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it
858 books based on 1688 votes: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, The Lightning Thief by Rick Rio...
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules Movie - Anyone for Pizza?

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules Movie - Anyone for Pizza? | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules (2011) - Fregley (Grayson Russell) offers his buddies some “found” pizza.


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Melvin Burgess's top 10 books written for teenagers | Books | guardian.co.uk

Melvin Burgess's top 10 books written for teenagers | Books | guardian.co.uk | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it

1. The Bumblebee Flies Anyway by Robert Cormier

2. Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers

3. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

4. Junk by Melvin Burgess

5. Skellig by David Almond

6. Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman

7. Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks

8. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

9. How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

10. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer


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Five Minutes With: Philip Pullman

Five Minutes With: Philip Pullman | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it
Author Philip Pullman speaks to Matthew Stadlen about the importance of storytelling, whether he believes in God, why he doesn't think about his audience and his favourite book.

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Guardian children's books podcast: Jacqueline Wilson on Four Children and It

Guardian children's books podcast: Jacqueline Wilson on Four Children and It | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it
Jacqueline Wilson reads from Four Children and It, her follow-up version of E Nesbit's Five Children and It, and answers questions from our children's panel, including why she chose to "reboot" a classic tale.

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The Graveyard Book Trailer Narrated by Neil Gaiman

Nobody Owens is an unusual boy. He was raised in a graveyard by ghosts and has learned the secrets they keep, like the ability to fade and dream walk. And he...

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the Third Wheel: watch an exclusive trailer - video

Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the Third Wheel: watch an exclusive trailer - video | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it
Be the first to watch this teaser trailer, filmed especially for UK fans and released exclusively here, for the seventh book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, The Third Wheel. Zoo-wee-mama!

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Suzanne Collins Videos - The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins Videos - The Hunger Games | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it

Scholastic videos of Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games trilogy. Use these videos to answer questions on the introduction activity, link included.


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whRODDY DOYLE shortlisted for the 2013 Carnegie Meda

whRODDY DOYLE shortlisted for the 2013 Carnegie Meda | St Edward's Library | Scoop.it

RODDY DOYLE has been shortlisted for the 2013 Carnegie Medal for his children's novel A GREYHOUND OF A GIRL. The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children & this year's winner will be announced on 13 June.


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