What is the solution to the conflict/problem in Andrew Clements' book Frindle?

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The conflict in Andrew Clements' book Frindle is solved, or resolves, when Nick comes to understand just how influential he can be by carrying out his creative ideas.

After Nick's accomplishment of inventing a new word and making it popular is reported by the news, Nick's town begins quieting down even though usage of the word frindle remains just as persistent and popular as ever. Regardless of the continued popularity of the word, Nick begins feeling a bit guilty for having caused such a great big ruckus. As the narrator explains, suddenly all of Nick's creative ideas "scared him a little," and Nick became very quiet (p. 76). Mrs. Granger...

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