Greg has had a bad summer, and only his brother Rodrick knows about the most embarrassing thing that happened to Greg that summer. Eventually, Mom and Dad go on a one-day vacation, leaving Greg and Rodrick home alone. That was a horrible idea, because Rodrick had a big blowout party. But because Mom "ruined" his talent show performance, he blames Greg for not filming it. But then the secret gets out! Check out this book!