Look out! The Dorks are taking over the not-so-fabulous world! Dork Diaries, written by Rachel Renee Russell, follows eighth grader Nikki Maxwell as she moves to a new school and realizes that life as a newbie isn't easy. Especially when you're competing against a mega queen bee. Can Nikki and the nerd herd step it up and win a cool Blimp? Fun Fact: Rachel Renee Russell wrote and illustrated her first book in 6th grade as a birthday present.