The book frindle. Granger will make sure these days are over. But when nick invents a new word for pen the nonsense explodes to new heights. Any villainy this book presents later turns out to be no more than a clever ruse.
On the surface frindle is a cute childrens book about a creative kid who makes up a new word right out of the blue and causes quite a stir in school and in his community by getting a lot of other kids to use it and provoking opposition from his teacher mrs. From now on a pen is no longer a pen its a frindle. What happens in frindle.
Frindle by andrew clements follows the story of nicholas nick allen a fifth grader in 1987 who generates a new name for a pen a frindle after asking his teacher mrs. When he starts fifth grade he tests his teacher mrs. The first edition of this novel was published in september 1st 1996 and was written by andrew clements.
A good pairing of books of this reading level with similar protagonists would be frindle and the slightly more recent lois lowry offering gooney bird greene. A journalist picks up the frindle story which quickly makes nick famous. The book was published in multiple languages including english language consists of 105 pages and is available in paperback format.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from frindle is a cool book this book was in bookfest 2001 and it was one of the most enjoyable books i have ever read. Granger who stands by the letter of the law of the dictionary. Frindle discussion guide nicholas allen is a troublemaker and his language arts teacher mrs.
Frindle literature book level 5 unit 6 book 1 by andrew clements summary. Granger where words come from. Nick has a reputation for disrupting class.
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teachers love of the dictionary around on her clever nick allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control. To make matters worse shes 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. So kudos for giving teachers the credit they deserve at last. Frindle is an american childrens novel written by andrew clements illustrated by brian selznick and published by aladdin in 1996.