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About Average

Written by Andrew Clements & illustrated by Mark Elliott
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As the end of sixth grade nears, Jordan Johnson, unhappy that she is only average in appearance, intelligence, and athletic ability, reveals her special skills when disaster strikes her central Illinois elementary school.

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Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements (1949-2019) was the author of the enormously popular <i>Frindle</i>. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he was nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include <i>About Average</i>, <i>Troublemaker</i>, <i>Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money</i>, and more. He was also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. Find out more at

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Mark Elliott

Mark Elliott has a BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts. He has illustrated a number of book covers, and his work has been exhibited at the Society of Illustrators and the Art Directors Guild. Mark lives on a sheep farm in the Hudson Valley region of New York.

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