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Parent reviews for Frindle

Common Sense says

Tale of creative troublemaker a surefire winner with kids.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 8+
Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 8+
Based on 37 reviews
Parent of a 5 and 7 year old Written byJamie and James March 14, 2010

Not for my oldest, or my youngest, good story, but not ready yet.

ok, my son's second grade teacher read this to his class, and when he told me this, I read it. THIS WAS NOT FOR 7 YEAR OLDS! Parents, it was a good story but James didn't understand it. At least it told him he could do anything he set his mind too.

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Adult Written by[email protected] April 9, 2008

Great book!

I read this book 93 times!
Adult Written byTeach516 May 8, 2012

A winner of a book! Read it!

As a teacher, I see more and more of my students NOT knowing how to use a dictionary. Since the onslaught of technology, kids can Google anything. This is an excellcent book for teaching kids the value of the spoken word and for standing up for what they believe in. Enjoy!

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Adult Written byamosnmarie April 9, 2008

I like Andrew Clements books

So does my 8 year old!
Parent of a 10 and 12 year old Written bybonkheadmom April 9, 2008
Adult Written byaecdoglover April 9, 2008


Good book. I definatly reccomend it to everyone 7 and older. It gives us something to think about a that end.
Adult Written byMSP April 9, 2008
Parent of a 9 year old Written bycagey11 March 18, 2017

Clever story, loved the ending

This is a book that my 9-year-old son and I read aloud before bedtime over a few weeks. In the beginning, one might get the sense that student Nick Allen is a bit of a smart-aleck. But hang in there... the story is good, and the ending is delightful... and I might add, it made me a little bit emotional (in a good way).