Frindle

byAndrew ClementsIllustratorBrian Selznick

February 1, 1998|
Frindle by Andrew Clements
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From bestselling and award-winning 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 he''s always had plenty of great ideas. When Nick learns some interesting information about how words are created, suddenly he''s 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 doesn''t belong to Nick anymore. The new word is spreading across the country, and there''s nothing Nick can do to stop it.
Andrew Clements was born in 1949 and grew up in New Jersey and Illinois. After attending college and receiving his degree in English, Clements taught 4th and 8th Grade for seven years. But he didn't have a pemanent position, so when he was laid off, he moved onto the publishing world, and went from being an editor, to sales and marketi...
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Title:FrindleFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 7.62 X 5.12 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:112 pages, 7.62 X 5.12 X 0.4 inPublished:February 1, 1998Publisher:415231986Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689818769

ISBN - 13:9780689818769

Appropriate for ages: 8

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