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Frindle is an American children's novel written by Andrew Clements, illustrated by Brian Selznick, and published by Aladdin in It was the winner of the Phoenix Award, which is granted by the Children's Literature Association to the best English-language children's book that did not win a major award when it Frindle was Clements's first novel; all of his previous.
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Andrew Clements is the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he has been nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. He lives with his wife in Maine and has four grown children. Visit him at AndrewClements. Andrew Clements. Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of great ideas.
Nicholas Allen has plenty of ideas. Who can forget the time he turned his third-grade classroom into a tropical island, or the times he fooled his teacher by chirping like a blackbird? Everyone knows that Mrs. Granger, the language arts teacher, has X-ray vision, and nobody gets away with anything in her classroom. To make matters worse, she's also a fanatic about the dictionary, which is hopelessly boring to Nick. But when Nick learns an interesting tidbit about words and where they come from, it inspires his greatest plan yet: to invent a new word. Available in Audio.
Frindle is an American children's novel written by Andrew Clements , illustrated by Brian Selznick , and published by Aladdin in It was the winner of the Phoenix Award , which is granted by the Children's Literature Association to the best English-language children's book that did not win a major award when it was published twenty years earlier. Frindle was Clements's first novel ; all of his previous works had been picture books. According to Clements, the book originated from the thought, "What would happen if a kid started using a new word, and other kids really liked it, but his teacher didn't? Nicholas "nick" Allen is a class clown who has been formulating creative schemes throughout grade school. At the start of fifth grade in , he is unhappy because his English teacher is the no-nonsense Mrs.