My Life in Smiley: It’s All Good By Anne Kalicky
A fun book that Luciana V consumed with delight with its fun illustrations and recognizable emoticons that kids are enamored with.
Follow the middle school misadventures of Max, as recorded in his hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid–style journal that is unconventionally illustrated with the internationally recognized emoticons of the SmileyWorld brand.
Age Level: 8-12 Grade Level: 3rd and up
Luciana V answers some fun questions about the book:
If you could describe the book in one word what would it be?
Do you like the cover of the book?
Yes, because they put emojis on there and it also tells us what different feelings he had in the story.
Why do you like the book?
Because it was funny and I like books where the main character is telling the story.
What character are you most like?
Lisa because she is my age and her name starts with the letter “L”
Another book that Luciana V gives the thumbs up to. She enjoyed reading it and wanted to talk to us about it after she finished.
Warning: Do not read before 2126! My Life in Smiley: It’s All Good is meant strictly for people of the future, chronicling the life and times of Max, an average eleven-year-old. Annoying siblings, stage fright, love at first sight—can you believe what kids in the 21st century had to deal with? Follow his illustrated diary as has embarks on a great journey—the first year of middle school in France. Max’s journal entries, humorous drawings, and colorful smileys recount his adventures in making new friends, dealing with bullies, and surviving a ruthless P.E. teacher. Along the way, Max starts to figure out how to interact with his peers, and he realizes that at the end of the day, no matter what life throws at him, it’s all good!