The idea about the word "Frindle" was marvelous, and the competition between the teacher and the students were really amazing, maybe it's because I'm a student too. You know, sometimes challenging teachers is fun. I haven't tried the tricks that Nick played on his teachers before, but just reading them thrilled me....Continua
Nick is ornery. Smart, but ornery. He has a history of organizing "disasters" at school. Fifth grade is no different as he takes on the hardnosed language arts teacher, Mrs. Granger.
She loves the dictionary and wields it as a punishment. Nick counters and the fun begins. But fun has a way of getting away from Nick and his contribution soon becomes a burden.
But like all good stories, this has a happy ending. It's a page turner....Continua