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In Frindle, Nick manipulates teachers in a number of ways. Which do you think is the best? Use evidence from the text to support your answer.

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Nick's reputation as a troublemaker is well deserved, and the examples of him manipulating, infuriating, and exhausting teachers are plentiful. He turns Miss Deaver's classroom, for example, "into a tropical island," in part by turning the thermostat "up to about ninety degrees" and spreading sand across the classroom floor. He taunts Mrs. Avery, who has a nose like a beak, by loudly imitating the "peep" of a blackbird in her lessons.

However, probably the best of Nick's pranks is the one involving...

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