Frindle by Andrew Clements

May 15th, 2017 by

Submitted by Ben, Age 10 from Connecticut

Rating: ★☆☆☆☆

I did not it because the teacher was mean and he was just trying to be funny

Frindle by Andrew Clements

May 15th, 2017 by

Submitted by Brayden, Age 10 from Connecticut

Rating: ★★★★★

I think that frindle is a good book because nick wants to call a pen a frindle and his teacher Mrs.Granger is so mad and she is a
big fan of the dictionary and everyone has a dictionary RIGHT and i love the book frindle and i think you should read i.It’s so good GO AND READ IT.

Frindle by Andrew Clements

October 13th, 2015 by

Submitted by John, Age 12 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

Frindle is about a boy who makes up a word Frindle. He uses the word for pen. His teacher doesn’t like them saying the word Frindle. So she makes whoever says it stay after school. Read to find out the rest.

Frindle by Andrew Clements

October 6th, 2015 by

Submitted by Bowen, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★½☆

I read this book last year. The book is about a kid named Nick Allan who likes to get teachers do fun stuff during the school day. Like one time he made a beach party! But this year he is in 5th grade, when he start doing periods, his ELA teacher, Mrs. Granger, teaches how words are formed, Nick decides to call a pen, frindle. How long can Nick keep the word?

No Talking by Andrew Clements

February 28th, 2015 by

No Talking by Andrew ClementsSubmitted by Holly, Age 10 from Connecticut

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Honestly, I’ve read much better books. It was not one of my favorites. It was about a competition between the boys and girls. They couldn’t talk unless a teacher asked them a question. If the teacher asked a question they had a 3 word limit. It could have had more surprises. This book did NOT grab my attention. I think Andrew Clements could have done a better job. This book was okay.

Frindle by Andrew Clements

November 7th, 2012 by

Submitted by Dean, Age 9 from Texas

Rating: ★★★★½

I think the book was amazing because the character,Nick made up a word for PEN.

Kidsmomo Podcast #4: “Don’t Be a Fool, Stay in School”

September 14th, 2009 by

Blackmail, unrequited love, lying to authority, mortal enemies, and sibling conflict — sounds like the makings of a soap opera, right? Nope, just another day at school!

AND it’s all in our latest podcast, dedicated to our favorite school stories. Plus a little insight into Nancy’s traumatic childhood (so that’s how she turned out like that…)!

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  • Flying meatloaf and a girl named after a man — aka our mystery book revealed
  • Our A+ school story recommendations (Lunch Money and Ramona the Pest)
  • Nancy’s school crush past!

And when you’re done listening, don’t forget: our next theme is fantasy seriesl! So watch our latest Mystery Book Theater video and check out these great fantasy series.

— Nancy and Karen


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