Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance.
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, by L. Pichon, is a delightful, illustrated children’s book. It is the first title in the Tom Gates series of eight books and was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011.
Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged and Greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he's innocent! Or at least sort of. The authorities are closing in, but then a surprise blizzard hits and the Heffley family is trapped indoors.