By Andrew Clements. A Griffin Theatre Production Nick and his friends think that Language Arts class is the worst! A plan to get out of having homework backfires as Mrs. Granger, their teacher, assigns Nick the task of finding out where words come from. Nick, a creative and imaginative student, decides to make up his own word. Nick will get everyone in class to call a pen…a frindle! Mrs. Granger is not happy about Nick's new word and tries to put an end to it, but soon it spreads so far even Nick can't stop the world from using his new word. Recommended for grades 4-8.