We have had a continuation of a lot of series pop up for Luciana V book wise lately, and I Got This! (My Life in Smiley Series #2) by Anne Kalicky is another book that she just knew she was going love. The My Life In Smiley series follow a style of work that kids love today with the journal format that makes them feel even closer to the story and characters.
In this second installment of the My Life in Smiley series, Max is back from Summer vacation with his wisdom for future generations in this 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 has five questions and answer to help you get excited for the new book in the My Life In Smiley series, I Got This!.
Why did you like this book?
I liked it because Max did a lot of different things in the book.
Who was your favorite character of the book?
Lena because she is happy and she is friends with Max’s girlfriend
If you could choose a different title for the book what would it be?
Max takes on seventh grade.
If you could visit on place the character visited where would it be?
It would be the beach
Who would you want to know more about in the next book in the series?
Lisa, Max’s younger sister because she was not in this book a lot.
After summer vacation, Max is back at school in France to tackle seventh grade, which turns out to be even harder than sixth grade. In his journal, he recounts his over-the-top crush, fighting with his best friend Tom, his mom losing her mind with yoga and new-age parenting, and his friends’ attempt at making smiley-themed clothing with unique illustrations and plentiful smileys.