In Frindle by Andrew Clements, how does the frindle help Nick and the community of Westfield?
When the novel begins, Nick is a discontented teen looking for ways to cause minor trouble in his Language Arts class. He finds a way by calling a pen “frindle,” never imagining how far this small word would travel. Nick gets the result he wanted, interrupting his class, but as the frindle craze escalates into a national obsession, Nick begins to feel it is spinning out of control.
Nick learns many lessons because of the frindle. He realizes that things may seem one way at first look, but be very...
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