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Big Nate Out Loud

Big Nate Out Loud [1]

Big Nate is the Wimpy Kid…only not wimpy. Nate is loud and confident and ready to bend the world HIS way. I really laughed reading Big Nate’s books Big Nate in a Class By Himself [2] and Big Nate Strikes Again [3].

I knew that Big Nate actually started as a comic strip but I had never read it. Big Nate Out Loud is a compilation of several Big Nate comic strips – he is just as funny one strip at a time. Nate even tries to change school to make it more interesting: ”

Mr. Gavin, this worksheet on photosynthesis really isn’t working for me….We want to stop studying photosynthesis and start studying something GOOD!” (pages 57-58)

When that doesn’t work he tries to get Mr. Gavin to laugh. He cracks jokes, even science jokes, but nothing works until one of Nate’s classmates says,

Mr. Gavin, Nate thinks he has a good chance to make the honor roll this term. What do YOU think?” (page 62)

That works! Apparently Nate is not exactly honor roll material! He’s too busy trying to impress Jenny to concentrate on his school work. He also likes complaining and pranks and asking a lot of questions to keep the teacher off topic. If you think about it you’ve probably got someone in your class like Nate already…or maybe that someone is YOU!

Big Nate Series:
1: Big Nate in a Class By Himself [9]
2: Big Nate Strikes Again [3]
3: Big Nate On a Roll (Comes Out August 16, 2011)

Help keep Nate dentention free by connecting Big Nate’s Network [10]:

big-nate-game1 [11]

If you like Big Nate or Greg Heffley, try some of these:
Big Nate in a Class By Himself [2] The Ugly Truth [12] Strange Case of Origami Yoda [13] Smile [14]
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