Mindy and Sunshine, we read both Frindle and About Average and a ton of other Andrew Clements books last year and my kids LOVED them. I had read a lot by him before, but had held off because I didn't know if my kids would enjoy them since they're so school heavy, but he is such a good story teller that it doesn't matter. If you haven't watched the RAR author event he did, you definitely need to--I think it's free for everyone.
ETA: Here is the link!
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