Greg Heffley is the titles Wimpy Kid though he doesn’t quite know it. Greg thinks he is hot stuff and will do just about anything to cement his status at his new school, the dreaded Middle School years. Making this process difficult is a series of missteps and self delusion as well his best friend Rowley who isn’t quite hip or with the middle school ways. Beyond this a number of peripheral characters are causing problems as well as they out best Greg or humiliate him in a multitude of ways. Greg’s journey through sixth grade has many downs as he becomes a bigger and bigger outcast and he must redeem himself with his best friend if he wants any chance of saving face to the school and himself.