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Frindle - Online Book Club


Welcome to our online book club for grades 3-5! We are excited for you to join us in reading Frindle by Andrew Clements.


Along with a free copy of the book, you will receive a review page so you can tell us what you thought of the book! You will also receive a questions page to consider, activity pages, and an information page with cool links related to the book!


Kits will be ready for pickup tomorrow, Tuesday November 1st! Please remember that we have a limited number of kits available, so it's first come, first served. If you have any special requests or need accommodations, please let Leanna or Michelle know!


All we ask is that you read the book: do as much or as little of the rest of it as you want. No matter how much you do, the book is yours!


"Frindle" by 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. 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.


*Here are the following pages that you will receive with your kit!*


More about the author, the artist, and words:


Andrew Clements’s website:


Illustrator Brian Selznick’s website:


The Frindle audiobook (including a sample):


Frindle’s entry on the Wiktionary, a free editable online dictionary:


Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the Oxford English Dictionary, and Dictionary.com’s sites:


Included as well: a word search, a frindle advertisement activity, a time-wasting poetry activity, and a cursive writing challenge!







We hope you enjoy these activities and would love to hear what you thought of the book! We also hope you enjoyed the extra links. Remember, you can comment here on this website, email us at swantonpl@gmail.com, or come in and turn in a physical copy!

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