Books written by Andrew Clements


Atheneum Books for Young Readers | February 1, 1998 | 112 pages
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... More Info

About Average

Atheneum | April 29, 2014 | 144 pages
Tiring of her average appearance and normal grades when she sees evidence of more remarkable, talented and beautiful people in the media and at her school, Jordan resolves to discover an extraordinary talent before the end of the year. By the Edgar Award-winning author of Frindle.  More Info


Atheneum Books for Young Readers | February 19, 2013 | 176 pages
Once a troublemaker, always a troublemaker? A reputation proves challenging to change in this “rock-solid school story” (Publishers Weekly) from Andrew Clements. Clayton Hensley is accustomed to trouble: There’s a folder of incident reports in Principal Kelling’s office that’s as thick as... More Info

About Average

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | July 24, 2012 | 128 pages
Can average be amazing? A girl challenges herself to become extraordinary in the latest from bestselling author Andrew Clements. Jordan Johnston is average. Not short, not tall. Not plump, not slim. Not blond, not brunette. Not gifted, not flunking out. Even her shoe size is average. She’s... More Info

Fear Itself

Atheneum | August 30, 2011 | 240 pages
As the new Keepers of the School, sixth-graders Ben and Jill must decipher a handful of clues written as maritime riddles to save their school from demolition by a greedy company.  More Info

We the Children

Atheneum | April 19, 2011 | 176 pages
Sixth-grader Ben Pratt's life is full of changes that he does not like, but when the school janitor gives him a tarnished coin with some old engravings and then dies, Ben is drawn into an effort to keep his school from being destroyed.  More Info