Frindle

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By Andrew Clements
Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Frindle
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From bestselling and awardwinning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words that will have readers inventing their own words.Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school and hes always had plenty of great ideas. When Nick learns some interesting information about how words are created, suddenly hes got the inspiration for his best plan ever...the frindle. Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle? Things begin innocently enough as Nick gets his friends to use the new word. Then other people in town start saying frindle. Soon the school is in an uproar, and Nick has become a local hero. His teacher wants Nick to put an end to all this nonsense, but the funny thing is frindle doesnt belong to Nick anymore. The new word is spreading across the country, and theres nothing Nick can do to stop it.

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15596 words15,596 words
112 pages112 pages
Lexile 830LLexile 830L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Age 9-12Age 9-12
Published 1998Published 1998

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Book ISBN:

0689818769

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