relax, my two thoughts - based on the limited books I've read and what I've heard about the other stories - were to use it to get excited about reading and to bridge into talking about what ways sixth graders can make a difference in their communities (like in Frindle and Landry News). I want to tie it into a book fair/read-a-thon that the sixth grade is going to help put on. First get them excited about reading, then get them excited about helping their community, then put on a read-a-thon to raise money and get more people reading.
They were very
Andrew Clements is an author that children of all ages love.
That's what I would have thought. In fact, I'm trying to get my DH read Frindle this summer even though it's below his reading level.