Jacob's Journal of Doom: Confessions of an Almost-Deacon (Hardcover)

by Kenneth Pike, Isaac Stewart


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It's not easy being eleven. Just ask Jacob Young. He has big plans to create the best video game ever, but between church, Scouts, and his family, Jacob is having a tough time.

Things are rough at school, too. The Beast bullies Jacob at lunch, and Jenny Hayes calls him a baby in front of everyone.

It's a good thing Jacob still has his best friend, Eric, by his side. But would they still be friends if Jacob invited Eric to Scouts? Or even to church?

Jacob's Journal of Doom records the ups and downs of Jacob's life&the good, the bad, and the hilarious.

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  • Size:  5½ x 8½
  • Pages:  208

About the Authors

Kenneth Pike received his law degree from Brigham Young University and practices law in Arizona. He spends as much time as he can playing video games and board games with his wife – New York Times bestselling author Aprilynne Pike – and telling stories to their four children. He is also pursuing graduate studies in philosophy.

Isaac Stewart served a mission in the Philippines then graduated with a BFA from Brigham Young University. He has worked for more than a decade in the video game and entertainment industries. Isaac lives in Utah with his wife and three children.

Is there going to be a Volume Two?

by  Melvin  -   reviewed on  September 08, 2012

I bought this for my nine year-old grandson to read and he LOVED it. He was wondering when the next one was coming out. Please tell me they're working on a Volume Two!

Waiting for the next one!

by  Debra  -   reviewed on  January 17, 2014

Our boys loved this book and are waiting for another one to come out!! Our ten year old is reading it again!

Must read for every 11 yr old boy!

by  Sierra  -   reviewed on  August 23, 2012

Excellent book for boys on school, church (scouts), family, and life in general without being preachy, but just going through the natural flow of life. Similar to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series but it has a great message and was a fun read.

Funny and entertaining

by  Eric  -   reviewed on  January 17, 2013

My daughter loves these kinds of books. As soon as she got it she started reading it and loves it. I love how she laughs at almost every page.

Subtle gospel message tucked into lots of fun

by  Janeen  -   reviewed on  August 20, 2012

I was really suprised by this book. I'm a big fan of the Wimpy Kid and I've read some pretty weak knock-offs, but this was really funny! It didn't talk down to kids, but genuinely relates. And has a nice, subtle, gospel insight. Boys this age are especially tough to shop for. This is a great solution. (Girls would certainly enjoy it, too).

I could not put it down!

by  Customer  -   reviewed on  August 20, 2012

It was so funny!I also like that I don't have to worry about swear words.Also,the drawings are awesome!Buy this now!!!!! :)

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