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ISBN13: 9780440419600
ISBN10: 0440419603
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and#8220;Few beginning chapter books have the range of this one, from hilarity to sadness, from outrage to compassion, and few writers could manage it with such finesse.and#8221; and#8211;Booklist

Itand#8217;s a cold January at Watertower Elementary Schooland#8212;the ideal weather for second grader Gooney Bird Greene to break out her brain-warming hat. Mrs. Pidgeon is teaching poetryand#8212;from haiku to limericks. So when tragedy befalls their teacher, her students are prepared to write the most important poem theyand#8217;ve ever written. Thomasand#8217;s expressive drawings bring the characters to life in this funny, emotionally nuanced beginning chapter book. Brain-warmingand#8230; and heartwarming, too!

Synopsis:

In the fourth book in Lois Lowry's Gooney Bird Greene series, second grader Gooney Bird is learning how to write poems in school.and#160;When the class gets some sad news about their teacher, it's Gooney Bird who organizes a class poem to show Mrs. Pigeon they are thinking of her.
and#160;

Synopsis:

This ALA Notable Children's Book by the two-time Newbery Medalist introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining "absolutely true" stories. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining “absolutely true” stories.

Theres never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. What other new kid comes to school wearing pajamas and cowboy boots one day and a polka-dot t-shirt and tutu on another? Gooney Bird has to sit right smack in the middle of the class because she likes to be in the middle of everything. She is the star of story time and keeps her teacher and classmates on the edge of their seats with her “absolutely true” stories. But what about her classmates? Do they have stories good enough to share?

About the Author

Middy Thomas is a native Mainer. She loves all forms of art and works in all mediums, from painting to printing to sculpture. Ms. Thomas also teaches two art classes a week in her studio.

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William Liles, November 10, 2010 (view all comments by William Liles)
THIS IS THE BEST BOOK IN THE WHOLE WORLD IF YOU DO NOT GET IT I AM SORRY FOR U
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440419600
Author:
Middy Chilman, Thomas
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Illustrator:
Middy Chilman, Thomas
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Author:
Thomas, Middy
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Humor / Jokes
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Children's 9-12
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black and white illustrations
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 0.23 lb
Age Level:
07-10

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Product details 112 pages Yearling Books - English 9780440419600 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
In the fourth book in Lois Lowry's Gooney Bird Greene series, second grader Gooney Bird is learning how to write poems in school.and#160;When the class gets some sad news about their teacher, it's Gooney Bird who organizes a class poem to show Mrs. Pigeon they are thinking of her.
and#160;
"Synopsis" by , This ALA Notable Children's Book by the two-time Newbery Medalist introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining "absolutely true" stories. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining “absolutely true” stories.

Theres never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. What other new kid comes to school wearing pajamas and cowboy boots one day and a polka-dot t-shirt and tutu on another? Gooney Bird has to sit right smack in the middle of the class because she likes to be in the middle of everything. She is the star of story time and keeps her teacher and classmates on the edge of their seats with her “absolutely true” stories. But what about her classmates? Do they have stories good enough to share?

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