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An edition of Frindle (1996)

Frindle

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This edition was published in by Aladdin

Written in English

112 pages

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.

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September 14, 2004, Listening Library (Audio)
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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2003, Scholastic, Inc
in English
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October 7, 2002, Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
Paperback - New Ed edition
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2001, Harcourt School Publishers
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June 6, 2000, Listening Library
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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October 1999, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
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February 1, 1998, Aladdin
Paperback in English
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September 1997, Perfection Learning Prebound
Unknown Binding
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1996, simon&schuster childrens publishing division

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Frindle

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Work Description

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.

Frindle

This edition was published in by Aladdin


First Sentence

"IF YOU ASKED the kids and the teachers at Lincoln Elementary School to make three lists-all the really bad kids, all the really smart kids, and all the really good kids-Nick Allen would not be on any of them."

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
112
Dimensions
3.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 inches
Weight
1 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7729006M
ISBN 10
0689818769
ISBN 13
9780689818769
Library Thing
9145603
Goodreads
439173

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