Roger Tarkington and the Magic Calendar: Quest for Middle School Greatness
I.M. Maynard, author
Roger Tarkington and the Magic Calendar: Quest for Middle School Greatness is a Diary of A Wimpy Kid meets Groundhog Day middle school time travel adventure. In the story, almost 11-year-old Roger Tarkington wrestles, in real-time, with how best to use the powers of a magic calendar that he uncovers after his less than stellar start to 6th Grade. Being he’s a soon to be 11-year-old, Roger doesn’t always make the right decisions. He mostly uses his magic calendar to help him achieve what he views as middle school greatness. But over the course of the novel, Roger learns to look beyond his self-interests to use the calendar for the right reasons.
Four out of five stars.