Andrew Clements - Author

Andrew Clements was the New York Times bestselling author of the beloved modern classic Frindle, which has sold over six million copies, won nineteen state awards (and been nominated for thirty-eight!), and been translated into more than a dozen languages around the world. Called the “master of school stories” by Kirkus Reviews, Andrew was the author of over eighty acclaimed books for kids. Photo of Andrew Clements

Frindle Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780689818769
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 1998

From bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words that will have readers inventing their own words.

Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of great ideas.


The Friendship War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399557620
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Published: Yearling - January 7th, 2020

A fabulous school story about fads and friendship from the bestselling author of Frindle.

This is war. Okay--that's too dramatic.
But no matter what this is called, so far I'm winning.
And it feels wonderful.


No Talking Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Mark Elliott (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781416909842
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 23rd, 2009

It’s boys vs. girls when the noisiest, most talkative, and most competitive fifth graders in history challenge one another to see who can go longer without talking. Teachers and school administrators are in an uproar, until an innovative teacher sees how the kids’ experiment can provide a terrific and unique lesson in communication.


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ISBN: 9780689858024
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2004

Collision course
The fifth-grade Week in the Woods is a beloved tradition of Hardy Elementary, where Mark Chelmsley (the Fourth) is pretty much killing time before his parents send him off to an exclusive prep school. But then Mark realizes the Week might be a chance to prove to Mr. Maxwell that he's not just another of the slacker rich kids the teacher can't stand.


The Janitor's Boy Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780689835858
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2001

IT WAS THE PERFECT CRIME
Unfortunately, it also led to the perfect punishment. When Jack Rankin gets busted for defacing a school desk with a huge wad of disgusting, watermelon bubble gum, the principal sentences him to three weeks of after-school gum cleanup for the chief custodian. The problem is, Jack's anger at the chief custodian was the reason for his gum project in the first place.


The Losers Club Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399557583
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Published: Yearling - July 10th, 2018

The beloved New York Times bestselling author of the modern classic Frindle celebrates books and the joy of reading with a new school story to love!
 
Sixth grader Alec can’t put a good book down.
 


The Report Card Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689845246
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2006

A fifth-grade genius turns the spotlight on grades—good and bad—in this novel from Andrew Clements, the author of Frindle.

Nora Rose Rowley is a genius, but don't tell anyone.


The School Story Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780689851865
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2002

Two middle school girls scheme to publish a book in this novel from Andrew Clements, the author of Frindle.

Natalie's best friend, Zoe, is sure that the novel Natalie's written is good enough to be published. But how can a twelve-year-old girl publish a book?


Extra Credit Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Mark Elliott (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781416949312
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2011

It isn’t that Abby Carson can’t do her schoolwork. She just doesn’t like doing it. And consequently, Abby will have to repeat sixth grade—unless she meets some specific conditions, including taking on an extra credit project: find a pen pal in a distant country. But when Abby’s first letter arrives at a small school in Afghanistan, complications arise.


The Landry News Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780689828683
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2000

NEW STUDENT GETS OLD TEACHER
The bad news is that Cara Landry is the new kid at Denton Elementary School. The worse news is that her teacher, Mr. Larson, would rather read the paper and drink coffee than teach his students anything. So Cara decides to give Mr.


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