Children’s author, Andrew Clements, died November 28th, 2019 at age 70. Best known for his ‘school’ stories, Clements gave credit to the smart aleck class-clown (“Frindle”) and exposed the ‘bad’ teachers (“The Landry News”). The plots of his books often centered around school settings with middle school-aged kids dealing with every day situations. His writing was always accessible and compassionate. He was a dependable writer for his audience and was said to have been at work on a sequel to “Frindle” at the time of his death.