When Nick decides to replace the word 'pen' with the word 'frindle,' it seems like he's bitten off more than he can chew! It started as a way to match wits with his language-loving teacher, but before long it's a national phenomenon. As with many of Clements' other books, the kids are spirited and enterprising and the adults are well-meaning and multi-dimensional. It's an fun look at the fluidity of language and the power of a grass-roots campaign.
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Read it with:
No Talking by Andrew Clements
The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman
Freaky Monday by Mary Rodgers
Thesaurus Rex by Laya Steinberg