Big Al, an ugly and fierce-looking fish, longs for friends, but all the other fish flee whenever he approaches them. Then one day, in a display of strength and heroism, Big Al proves that the true test of a friend is how he acts, not how he looks.
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 AndrewClements.com.